Awards & recognition
Our investments perform beyond expectations.
Best Overall Large Fund Company
Lipper, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 20161
Named by Lipper as part of their U.S. Lipper Fund Awards based on risk-adjusted performance against 36 peers (2012), 48 peers (2013, 2014), and 37 peers (2015) with at least five equity, five bond, or three mixed-asset portfolios.
Best Mixed Assets Large Fund Company Award
For the TIAA-CREF Managed Allocation Fund and Lifecycle, Lifecycle Index and Lifestyle Series.
One of the largest money managers
Pensions & Investments, 20162
Morningstar, as of 6/30/20163
72% of TIAA-CREF Mutual Funds received a Morningstar overall rating of 4- or 5-stars across all asset classes (44.83% have 4 stars and 27.59% have 5 stars), based on risk-adjusted returns as of June 30, 2016.
Signature AwardsPlan Sponsor Council of America, 2016 (Two – 2nd place, Two - 3rd place)Excellence in plan communication and investment educationInformationWeek Elite 100 RankingInformationWeek, 2016World’s Most Admired CompaniesFortune, 2016Life & Health Insurance CategoryEddy AwardsPensions & Investments, 2016 (Two - 1st place, One - 3rd place)Excellence in investment educationTraining Magazine Top 125 Companies Award
Training Magazine, 2016Star Retirement AwardMutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA), 2016Digital Communications - Institutional Retirement Readiness CampaignCIO 100CIO Magazine, 2015#1 customer website
#1 plan sponsor website
#1 life insurance website
#3 mutual fund websiteDalbar, 20164Retirement Plan Monitor AwardsCorporate Insight, 2015Four Gold, Two SilverIT Innovation AwardVMware, Inc., 2014Service Provider Excellence Certification, Plan RecordkeepingAmerican Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, 20145
Top 50 Companies For DiversityDiversityInc, 2016Best-of-the-Best Top 30 Corporations for InclusionNational Business Inclusion Consortium, 2016Best-of-the-Best Program of the Year100% Corporate Equality Index Rating For Support Of LGBT EmployeesThe Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 201540 Best Companies For DiversityBlack Enterprise, 2015
Top 10 Companies for Executive WomenNational Association of Female Executives, 2016Best Companies For LatinasLatina Style Magazine, 2016100 Best Companies For Working MothersWorking Mother, 2016Clarion AwardThe Association for Women in Communications, 2014Work-Life Innovative Excellence AwardWorldatWork, 2014