Portfolio Net Assets
Overall Morningstar Rating
The Overall Morningstar Rating is based on risk-adjusted return, and is a weighted average of the applicable 3-, 5-, and 10-year Ratings.
52 Week Range
OUT OF 198 FUNDS
|$65.8517 - $68.7275|
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Based on risk adjusted returns
STEPHEN LIBERATORE, CFA Managing Director, Global Public Markets
Kevin Lorenz is managing director and portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Lorenz, a founding member of the high-yield team, is responsible for managing the organization's high-yield portfolios. Previously, he served as a director with the private placements team, investing in both high-grade and high-yield securities. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1987 as a generalist focusing on the private placement market. Mr. Lorenz holds a B.S. in accounting from Rider University and an M.B.A. in finance from Indiana University. He is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Stephen M. Liberatore, CFA is a managing director and fixed-income portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Liberatore is the lead portfolio manager for the organization's Socially Responsible investment (SRI) fixed income mandates and holds responsibility for investment strategy and securities selection. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2004.Mr. Liberatore has 20 years of industry experience, including positions at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and Protective Life Corporation, where he was responsible for portfolio management, credit research and trading for both total return and liability-driven assets.Mr. Liberatore is considered a subject matter expert on the management of total return SRI fixed-income portfolios, and he frequently presents at both SRI and fixed-income conferences. His views on developments in these areas have been featured in numerous industry publications. Mr. Liberatore is a member of the initial executive committee of the Green Bond Principles and the CERES Green Bond Working Group.Mr. Liberatore holds a B.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA in finance and operations from Wake Forest University's Babcock Graduate School of Management. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society North Carolina and the CFA Institute.
As of April 24, 2015, additional classes of CREF Accounts are available with different eligibility requirements. Please visit the account’s prospectus at tiaa-cref.org for more information.
Investing in this account involves risk that the market values of these bonds may be affected by changes in investors' inflation expectations or changes in "real" rates of interest (i.e., a security's return, above the inflation rate).