Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, brings a legacy of service to our responsibility of managing $970 billion in assets as of December 31, 2017. Operating in 34 countries across the globe, Nuveen's 2,900 professionals serve institutional and individual investors through award-winning capabilities spanning public and private asset classes.
As like-minded partners to advisors and consultants, Nuveen offers a distinct investment approach, delivering capabilities that can help clients solve their challenges and reach their financial goals. Through our affiliates, clients access best-in-class, specialized investors and through our solutions orientation, clients access advice and multi-asset strategies that reach across our entire investment platform.
Building on the heritage of two century-old firms, Nuveen focuses on providing successful long-term investment outcomes, drawing on private ownership, scale and stability as one of the world’s largest asset managers. Our history as a retirement income provider, an alternatives manager and a pioneer in responsible investing uniquely positions us to contribute meaningful results.