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.
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.
What Makes TIAA-CREF Different?
We at TIAA-CREF have long subscribed to a different set of guiding principles directly influenced by those we serve.
Excellence, integrity and professionalism are inherent to our culture. Our employees maintain these high ethical standards by being individually responsible and accountable for demonstrating responsiveness and sound judgment. The creative, results-oriented environment that stems from this culture leads to lasting relationships with our clients and their plan participants.
TIAA-CREF has more than 8,100 employees, and is headquartered in New York City. We also have major operations in Denver, CO, Charlotte, NC and Lewisville, TX, as well as more than 70 local offices nationwide.
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- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at TIAA-CREFRecommendsPositive OutlookRecommendsPositive Outlook
Great people, values of the firm, integration and breaking down of silos
Complicated processes, not all depts are held accountable equally
Advice to Management
leverage technology and simplified process to make it easier for staff and clients
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at TIAA-CREF.
Phone, then face to face with managers. They asked a set of standard questions. I was impressed with the hiring managers and the approach to the questions. They were open to answer a lot of questions about the role.
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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 ...
Mission: "Serving those who serve others."