Advisors Working with Individuals

 TIAA-CREF for Retirement Advisors

Why work with TIAA-CREF?

As the leading provider of retirement plans in the not-for-profit market with a history of nearly 100 years of serving these communities, we work with you every step of the way to help you address the needs of all of your not-for-profit clients and prospects.

Our unique consultative approach incorporates four critical components: plan design, investment platform, employee engagement and plan management. In our extensive experience with not-for-profit institutions, this combination of elements drives some of the best employee outcomes, evidenced by the fact that replacement income levels within TIAA-CREF-administered plans are among the highest in the industry.1

How we work with retirement advisors 

Resources & Education

TIAA-CREF provides numerous resources for financial advisors.

Investment Data Center
TIAA-CREF webinars
Recent commentary
Not-for-profit market update  (PDF)
Industry insights

White Papers & Thought Leadership

PLANADVISER recently interviewed Managing Director Tim Walsh on key trends in the retirement industry related to plan participants.
View the transcript of Part A. (PDF)
View the transcript of Part B. (PDF)

White Paper
Retirement Plans, Policies and Practices in Higher Education (PDF)

TIAA-CREF / Emeriti Retirement Health Solutions Brochure
Healthcare Security in Retirement (PDF)

White Paper
Early or Phased Retirement Incentive Programs for Higher Ed (PDF)

White Paper
Learn how investment menu changes helped improve a Northwestern institution's plan (PDF)

News & Upcoming Events

Browse recent news on TIAA-CREF, learn about upcoming conferences and events and get the latest market insights.

Advisor Connections eNewsletter - Winter Edition

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Account Login

Advisor Services Hotline:

Monday – Friday 8:00AM to 7:00 PM ET

Call us at 888 842-0318

Advisor Services Territory Team

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Asset Management Capabilities

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Recognition & Ratings

Not all retirement plan providers were created equal.

See industry awards TIAA-CREF has earned .

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