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Board member Nilza Serrano questioned the system's commitment to the new fund amid concerns about worker conditions at some Sonic locations.
The $17bn pension created its private debt allocation last year.
The $22.4bn pension's CIO said changes to the policy were in the works last year after one board member expressed criticism.
Jackson will assist the consultant with its North American institutional clients.
The firm has been an active fundraiser in the last few years as more investor money flows into the tech space.
The firm now plans to consolidate its two different fund series and is targeting $3bn in total commitments for Fund VII.
Fund X quickly raised the bulk of its capital from existing investors, but stayed open for last-minute commitments.
Staff said they are seeing more GP-led secondaries than they have in the past, and are expecting to see more in the future.
The $17bn pension fund has already committed to new funds from Veritas Capital and TA Associates.
The ex-CEO of American Express also called the idea that diversity means giving up investment performance a 'cop-out.'