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TIAA Real Estate Account

TIAA is one of the nation’s top investors in properties and mortgages. Take advantage of our experience and expertise.
Call 800-842-2252 to speak with an advisor.
HOW DOES IT WORK?

TIAA Real Estate basics

Put money in

  • Through your employer’s plan or IRA
  • From other TIAA retirement plan investments
  • External transfers from other sources

Take money out

  • As a stream of lifetime income payments2
  • Make regular withdrawals
  • As a transfer to other investments in your plan*
*Some restrictions apply. See prospectus for details.
WHY SHOULD I CARE?

The benefits of the TIAA Real Estate Account

A variable annuity that primarily invests in commercial real estate.
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PROVEN TRACK RECORD
TIAA has more than 65 years' experience investing in top-tier commercial real estate.
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DIRECT OWNERSHIP
The account primarily invests directly in commercial real estate, an asset class not widely available to retail investors in a variable annuity or mutual fund.
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INCOME FOR LIFE
Option to receive income from your TIAA Real Estate Account for as long as you live.1
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EASY WITHDRAWALS
You can take money out of your TIAA Real Estate Account once per quarter.

Is this annuity right for you?

Can be good if you

  • Want the option to convert to income you can’t outlive
  • Want an investment that complements your stocks and bonds
  • Are looking to balance out ups and downs in your account balance
    Important: The real estate industry is subject to various risks including fluctuations in underlying property values, expenses and income, and potential environmental liabilities.
    WHY TIAA

    Experts who act with care

    • TIAA employs over 110 real estate professionals in the United States to guide our decisions.
    • We use our access to local market experts to be smart about risks.
    • We work with and listen to local developers and owners, property management firms, leasing offices, and local banks to find the best path to long-term returns.
    PERFORMANCE

    TIAA Real Estate

    Hypothetical Growth of $10,000
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    GET STARTED

    Get started with TIAA Real Estate

    If you like the TIAA Real Estate Account, here’s how you can begin saving.

    Already with TIAA?

    Start saving by updating your investment options online.

    New to TIAA?

    Make sure you’re taking full advantage of your employer’s retirement plan.

    Want to talk first?

    No problem. Our advisors can help explain your options.
    Call us at 800-842-2252

    Discover more

    STORIES

    "I create value for TIAA Real Estate investors."


    Pamela West
    Global Real Estate
    Employee since 2007
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    INSIGHTS

    Investing 101

    Online guidance to help you make sense of your options.
    MANAGE YOUR MONEY

    Manage all your money in one place

    Log into your TIAA account and sign up for the free, secure Financial 360° View tool.
    INSIGHTS

    How to start saving for retirement

    We offer online guidance to help you get started.
    PRODUCTS

    IRAs

    You can put TIAA Real Estate into an IRA.
    1 Withdrawals prior to age 59½ are subject to a 10% federal tax penalty, and there are additional limitations on transfers to accumulation amounts greater than $150,000.


    2 Guarantees are based on the claims paying ability of the issuing company.
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