Doug Chittenden

Executive Vice President and President, Institutional Retirement

B.A., Rutgers University
Doug Chittenden leads the company’s Institutional Retirement business, which serves more than 15,000 retirement plan sponsors in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields.

He oversees sales, strategy, product development and management, relationship and services management, participant consulting and guidance, and independent advisor support.

Prior to this role, he led the organization’s consumer product management and development functions, as well as distribution to individual clients of TIAA Direct, 529 College Savings Plans, the Trust Company, Brokerage Services, IRA and Advisory Solutions, TC Life and Investment Products.
Since joining TIAA in 1985, Mr. Chittenden has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility. Among his major accomplishments are enabling legislation for optional retirement plans in the state of Ohio; significantly increasing the number of institutional clients in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware; launching the organization’s brokerage platform; restructuring the mutual fund product line; moving the organization’s IRA business onto its OMNI record-keeping platform, and returning the 529 business to an industry-leading position.
Mr. Chittenden holds a B.A. in economics from Rutgers University and is a registered principal of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.