Tom Kolefas is a managing director and active equity portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Kolefas manages mid- and large-cap value investment portfolios. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2004.
Mr. Kolefas has 28 years of investment experience, including equity portfolio management positions with Jennison Associates LLC, Loomis Sayles & Company, L.P. and MacKay Shields.Mr. Kolefas holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from the Albert Nerken School of Engineering at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and an M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research.