NY's $177 billion man in Belfast visit
By Simon Cunningham
THE 177-billion-dollar man visited Belfast yesterday to see how some of his funds have been invested - and revealed plans to pump yet more millions into the Northern Ireland economy.
Comptroller of the State of New York Tom DiNapoli is in charge of a pension fund relied on by a million public workers in the state.
The New York State Common Retirement Fund valued at $176.8bn (£113bn) has already committed two tranches of funding to companies in the north by way of Crescent Capital totalling some $22m (£14m).