TIAA retirement annuities
Discover the advantages of saving during your working years and creating a retirement income plan that works for you.
What lifetime income can do for you
Other than Social Security and pensions, annuities are the only retirement option capable of providing income that's guaranteed for as long as you live.1
But before you retire, annuities can grow your money over time, based on the type you select.
Fixed annuities provide guaranteed growth every day even in the most volatile markets.1
Variable annuities can provide the potential for growth to help fight inflation and rising costs.2
Which is right for you?
Learn more about your TIAA options
Explore the fixed and variable options in your employer retirement plans.
CREF AccountsChoose from equity, fixed income and diversified investments across domestic & international markets.TIAA Real Estate AccountAdd true diversification to your portfolio by investing directly in commercial real estate.TIAA AccessAn option with many investment choices from TIAA and other fund managers.
A century of experience
A century of experience
We’ve offered annuities for 100 years – and actually created the first variable annuity in 1952.
You have the ability to receive a fixed rate and/or pursue market gains.
Since 1918, we've paid $459 billion to retirees.3
We're here to help you
Annuity contracts contain terms for keeping them in force. Exclusions, restrictions, limitations and reductions in benefits will, in certain situations, apply to annuity contracts. Your financial consultant or advisor can provide you with costs and complete details.
TIAA Traditional and TIAA Stable Value are fixed annuity products issued through contracts by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10017: TIAA Traditional form series 1000.24; G-1000.4 or G-1000.5/G1000.6 or G1000.7; 1200.8; G1250.1; IGRS-01-84-ACC and IGRS-02-ACC; IGRS-CERT2-84-ACC and IGRS-CERT3-ACC; IGRSP-01-84-ACC and IGRSP-02-ACC; IGRSP-CERT2-84-ACC and IGRSP-CERT3-ACC; 6008.8 and 6008.9-ACC; 1000.24-ATRA; 1280.2, 1280.4, or 1280.3 or 1280.5, or G1350; TIAA Stable Value TIAA Contract form series – SV-01 and SV-02, TIAA Certificate series – SV-CERT1 and SV-CERT2. Not all contracts are available in all states or currently issued. This material is for informational or educational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice under ERISA.
1Any guarantees under annuities issued by TIAA are subject to TIAA's claims-paying ability.
2Payments will fluctuate based on the performance of the underlying accounts.
3As of 12/31/2018. Other benefits from TIAA include: surrender benefits and other withdrawals, death benefits, health insurance and disability insurance benefits, and all other policy proceeds paid.
You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Please call 877-518-9161 or go to TIAA.org for current product and fund prospectuses that contain this and other information. Please read the prospectuses carefully before investing.
This material is for informational or educational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice under ERISA. This material does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on the investor’s own objectives and circumstances.