Christine Pastore joined Vista Equity Partners in March 2013. Ms. Pastore leads Vista’s Capital & Partner Solutions efforts and is responsible for large, strategic relationships across the Vista platform.
Prior to joining Vista, Ms. Pastore spent over seven years as the Co-Head of Alternative Investments and Head of Private Equity for the New Jersey Division of Investment (NJDOI), a pension plan with over $70 billion in assets. While at NJDOI, she was responsible for directing the alternative investments program, valued at over $16 billion. In her last two years as the Co-Head of Alternatives, Ms. Pastore created one of the largest opportunistic strategic separate accounts within the public pension plan community. During her first five years, Ms. Pastore built New Jersey’s newly created private equity program, where she was responsible for devising the annual investment plan, sourcing, due-diligence, contract negotiations, and monitoring of the portfolio. Ms. Pastore served on more than 25 advisory boards while at NJDOI. Prior to that, Ms. Pastore served for over 15 years as a legislative staff member, and in her last role, held the post of Deputy Budget Director for the New Jersey General Assembly.
B.S. Business Administration, Finance, Rider University
M.B.A., Concentration Finance, Rider University
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