Portfolio Net Assets
Gross / Net Expense Ratio
Under the Fund’s expense reimbursement arrangements, the Fund’s investment adviser, Teachers Advisors, Inc. (“Advisors”), has contractually agreed to reimburse the Fund for any Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (excluding interest, taxes, brokerage commissions or other transactional expenses, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses and extraordinary expenses) that exceed: 0.25% of average daily net assets for Retirement Class shares of the Fund. These expense reimbursement arrangements will continue through at least September 30, 2015, unless changed with approval of the Board of Trustees.
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
|$2.62B||0.86% / 0.68%|
OUT OF 143 FUNDS
|$12.35 - $13.53|
|As of close||As of|
Based on risk adjusted returns
Hans Erickson is a portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Erickson has responsibility for Lifecycle as well as for additional asset allocation and equity index portfolios. He also provides allocation analytics for the diversified equity and social choice balanced investment strategies. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1996. Mr. Erickson has 26 years of investment experience, including prior positions with the Franklin Templeton organization and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Erickson holds a B.A. in mathematics/economics from Lawrence University and an M.S.E. in operations research from Princeton University. He is a member of the Q-Group and the CFA Society of San Francisco.
John Cunniff is a managing director and quantitative portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Cunniff manages asset allocation portfolios. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2006. Mr. Cunniff has 22 years of industry experience. Previously, he served as director of U.S. research at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and as a portfolio manager for both Van Kampen Investments and Franklin Templeton Investments. Mr. Cunniff earned a B.S. from Johns Hopkins University, an M.S.E. from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.
This fund is subject to risks, including: Asset Allocation Risk, Active Management Risk, Market Risk, Company Risk (often called Financial Risk), Foreign Investment Risks, Large-Cap Risk, Small-Cap/Mid-Cap Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Income Volatility Risk, Call Risk, Credit Risk, Market Volatility and Liquidity Risk, Prepayment Risk, Extension Risk and Risks for Inflation-Indexed Bonds. Because the fund's investment glide path gradually decreases the fund's equity holdings and increases its fixed-income holdings, the fund's overall level of risk is expected to gradually decline over time.