Asset Management

What makes TIAA-CREF a leader in Real Assets Investing?

About

  • TIAA-CREF’s culture of innovation and forward thinking drives our integrated approach to the asset class
  • $8 billion portfolio of private investments across agriculture, timber, energy & infrastructure
  • Tenure of investing in the space began in 1996
  • Size & scale give us access to deal flow and opportunities in both the private and public space
  • Offer clients access to these unique asset classes through multiple vehicles (contact us for more information)
  • Majority-owned affiliates strengthen our on-the-ground presence in local markets

By the numbers:

Almonds produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Almonds (16,651,678 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Go around the world 8 ¾ times
  • Fill the fair territory at Yankee Stadium a foot deep

Wine grapes produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Wine Grapes (39,924 tons) in 2012 to….

  • Fill an Olympic swimming pool 10 times
  • Make over 32 million bottles of wine

Apples produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Apples (45,622 bins) in 2012 to….

  • Make 13 million apple pies

Pistachios produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Pistachios (7,339,273 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Equal the weight of 612 African Elephants

The latest views from TIAA-CREF’s natural resources & infrastructure experts

By the numbers:

Almonds produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Almonds (16,651,678 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Go around the world 8 ¾ times
  • Fill the fair territory at Yankee Stadium a foot deep

Wine grapes produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Wine Grapes (39,924 tons) in 2012 to….

  • Fill an Olympic swimming pool 10 times
  • Make over 32 million bottles of wine

Apples produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Apples (45,622 bins) in 2012 to….

  • Make 13 million apple pies

Pistachios produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Pistachios (7,339,273 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Equal the weight of 612 African Elephants

In order to compete in the markets, you have to think ahead of them. This forward thinking philosophy is built into TIAA-CREF’s investment approach. Learn more about innovations in natural resources & infrastructure investing from TIAA-CREF.

Did TIAA-CREF just launch the future of Institutional Investment? (reprinted from Institutional Investor)
Brazil farmland: Emerging Market, growing opportunity
Energy infrastructure investment to power the future
Oregon timberland assets
Fruits of employment program
Pioneering sustainable farming practices

 

By the numbers:

Almonds produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Almonds (16,651,678 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Go around the world 8 ¾ times
  • Fill the fair territory at Yankee Stadium a foot deep

Wine grapes produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Wine Grapes (39,924 tons) in 2012 to….

  • Fill an Olympic swimming pool 10 times
  • Make over 32 million bottles of wine

Apples produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Apples (45,622 bins) in 2012 to….

  • Make 13 million apple pies

Pistachios produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Pistachios (7,339,273 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Equal the weight of 612 African Elephants
 

By the numbers:

Almonds produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Almonds (16,651,678 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Go around the world 8 ¾ times
  • Fill the fair territory at Yankee Stadium a foot deep

Wine grapes produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Wine Grapes (39,924 tons) in 2012 to….

  • Fill an Olympic swimming pool 10 times
  • Make over 32 million bottles of wine

Apples produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Apples (45,622 bins) in 2012 to….

  • Make 13 million apple pies

Pistachios produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Pistachios (7,339,273 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Equal the weight of 612 African Elephants

More than 20 experienced professionals take an integrated approach to managing real assets. Meet our team.

On-the-ground presence informs our forward thinking approach. Learn more about our affiliates.

The Westchester Group majority-owned affiliate specializing in global agriculture management
GreenWood Resources majority-owned affiliate specializing in global timberland management
PolarStar Canadian Oil & Gas indirect, wholly-owned affiliate specializing in energy infrastructure management
The TIAA-CREF Center for Farmland Research a partnership with the University of Illinois focused on farmland research, data and education

By the numbers:

Almonds produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Almonds (16,651,678 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Go around the world 8 ¾ times
  • Fill the fair territory at Yankee Stadium a foot deep

Wine grapes produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Wine Grapes (39,924 tons) in 2012 to….

  • Fill an Olympic swimming pool 10 times
  • Make over 32 million bottles of wine

Apples produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Apples (45,622 bins) in 2012 to….

  • Make 13 million apple pies

Pistachios produced

TIAA-CREF produced enough Pistachios (7,339,273 pounds) in 2012 to….

  • Equal the weight of 612 African Elephants

How does TIAA-CREF provide investors opportunities in real assets?

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