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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1918
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

It's punishment enough to write the name once on a blackboard. Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) is one of the largest, if not longest-named, private retirement systems in the US, providing for more than 3.5 million members of the academic, cultural, medical, and research communities and for investors outside of academia's ivied confines. It also serves institutional investors. TIAA-CREF's core offerings include financial advice, investment information, retirement plans and accounts, annuities, life insurance... More

TIAA-CREF – Why Work For Us?

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TIAA-CREF is a Fortune 100 financial services organization with $481 billion in assets under management (as of 6/30/12). The firm is a leader in helping those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields plan for retirement, and life’s other goals. More than 3.7 million individuals trust us to help support their financial well-being.


Read more here about who we are, what we believe and what we do, and check out the Company Stats & Facts.


To see the most-recent news about TIAA-CREF, visit our pressroom and see how we’ve been recognized by organizations that objectively evaluate our industry.




We provide a range of products and services(including retirement plans, IRAs, life insurance, brokerage services, mutual funds) that we tailor to clients’ needs and are highly regarded in our industry






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TIAA-CREF President & CEO Roger Ferguson

Roger Ferguson

President & CEO

Mission, Vision, Values-driven...on paper and in talk, but execution significantly lacks.

  Current Individual Consultant in Charlotte, NC

Pros: Pension, holidays, PTO, Values, Mission, work from home, pay, bonus Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Charlotte, NC Jun 2014 Reviewed 2 days ago New

Interview Details – 1st - Phone Screen by HR with email followup - 30 min - general questions, 2nd Interview with 'Dotted Line" hiring Manager - 30 min - nice conversation about the job and their needs, email follow up with HR, 3rd - In person with other Continuous Improvement Leaders - 60 min - again nice…Full Interview

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TIAA-CREF Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

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