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Class of 1998

Chief Operating Officer & Chief of Staff
AIG Investments


Elaine A. Rocha is Chief Operating Officer & Chief of Staff for AIG Investments based in New York City.  The role is central to collaboration amongst the Chief Investment Officer for AIG and his senior leadership team.  Elaine ensures prioritization of critical, strategic issues and the seamless sharing of information across the leadership team.  She is responsible for project oversight, agenda management and measuring the division's financial, strategic and operational accomplishments.  

Prior to joining Investments, Elaine served as an Associate General Counsel and Vice President for several business units within the Commercial Insurance group of AIG.  Prior to joining AIG in 2010, Elaine was a senior associate with the law firm of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti in Morristown, NJ where, in addition to being a member of the firm's Diversity and Recruiting committees, she also served as a mentor for the firm's summer associate program for several years.  While at Riker, Elaine focused her practice on insurance coverage litigation for both foreign and domestic carriers.  Elaine is licensed to practice in New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia and is also admitted to practice law as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. 

In her free time, Elaine enjoys distance running, including half and full marathons, travel, skiing, the beach, hiking in the Adirondacks and shoe shopping.  She is also an avid fan of the New York Giants and the New York Yankees.