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PRI reporting framework 2018

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OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

Further options for investment managers (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.3. Additional information. [Optional]

TIAA Investments is a global asset manager focused on achieving the best-possible long-term risk-adjusted returns for its clients. Its investments in active, quantitative and index strategies span global fixed income, equity, real assets, alternatives, and responsible investment. As of December 31, 2017, TIAA Investments managed over $544 Billion on behalf of its clients.

TIAA Investments is an investment affiliate of Nuveen. Nuveen's mission is to help investors around the world succeed by delivering unmatched specialist knowledge across a full spectrum of outcome-based investment solutions. As of December 31, 2017, Nuveen managed over $970 Billion on behalf of its clients.


Our Parent Organization

Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America® (TIAA), the parent company of Nuveen, was founded in 1918 by the Carnegie Foundation to help meet the financial needs of individuals and institutions in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields. TIAA does this with a full array of financial products and services to help its participants and shareholders achieve lifetime financial security. Its clients expect TIAA to be stewards of their savings and to help provide for their financial security.

Today, TIAA is a Fortune 100 financial services organization and a leading private provider of retirement benefits nationwide, serving five million individuals and more than 16,000 institutions. We have combined assets under management of over $1 trillion  (as of December 31, 2017), with a rich 100 year history of dedication to our customers.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United States

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

234 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Across the enterprise, TIAA employs more than 16,500 employees. Nuveen, the asset management arm of TIAA, employs approximately 2,945 and TIAA Investments, the largest affiliate of Nuveen, employs approximately 234 employees.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, Exclude subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on and any advisory/execution only assets.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

This report includes information on the TIAA General Account Social Impact Portfolio.

As of 2016,  US Real Estate assets previously managed by TIAA Global Asset Management have been integrated into TH Real Estate,  a Nuveen investment affiliate which was initially formed via a joint venture between TIAA and Henderson Global Investors in 2014. TH Real Estate is a standalone signatory; please refer to TH Real Estate's PRI report for responsible investment activity related to property.

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity >50% 56.07 0 0
Fixed income 10-50% 41.981 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance <10% 0.02 <10% 0.04
Cash <10% 1.9 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market (Private)