TIAA-CREF offers easy ways to fund your brokerage account by EFT, Wire, Check, Brokerage Account Transfer or Stock Certificates. Please call 800 927-3059 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. (ET) with any questions.

By Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) via ACH

There is no fee to transfer money electronically to your TIAA-CREF Brokerage account securely from your bank account. Please review instructions and complete the ACH AUTHORIZATION AGREEMENT (PDF). and return to:

Standard Mail:
TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services
PO BOX 1280
Charlotte, NC 28201

Overnight Mail:
TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services
8500 Andrew Carnegie Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28262

By Federal Funds Wire Transfer

In general, funds wired to your TIAA-CREF Brokerage account will be received same day. Wires must be in US dollars only. Typically the financial institution sending the fed wire will assess a fee.

Please provide your financial institution with the following information:

Bank of New York
One Wall Street
New York, NY 10286
ABA# 021000018
Pershing LLC
Account #890-051238-5
For further credit to: your brokerage account title and account number

By Check

Checks should be made payable to TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services and mailed to the below address along with a deposit ticket (PDF). Please include your account number on the memo line of your check:

Standard and Overnight Mail To:
TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services
C/O: Pershing LLC
1 Pershing Plaza
Jersey City NJ 07399
Attn: Money Desk

By Brokerage Account Transfer

To move your securities and cash from another financial institution to your TIAA-CREF Brokerage account. Please review instructions and complete the TIAA CREF Brokerage Services Account Transfer Form (PDF). and return to:

Standard Mail:
TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services
PO BOX 1280
Charlotte, NC 28201

Overnight Mail:
TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services
8500 Andrew Carnegie Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28262

By Stock Certificate

To mail your securities to TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services along with completed Stock/Bond Power.

  1. Print your nine-digit TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services account number in the upper right corner on the front of each certificate.
  2. Please print the Irrevocable Stock or Bond Power (PDF) sign and date the form. All parties whose names are on the certificates must sign the Stock & Bond Power form. You will need to send in a Stock & Bond Power form for each stock certificate.
  3. Make a copy of each certificate for your records.

For your protection all securities should be sent overnight, certified, or signature required mail to:

TIAA-CREF Brokerage Services
Attn: Imaging Service
8500 Andrew Carnegie Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28262


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