District of Columbia

Hedge Funds Deliver for District of Columbia Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

In the Nation’s Capital, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by nonprofits and charities through $31.1 Billion in investments. Institutional investors – like pensions, university endowments, and nonprofits – use hedge funds to meet financial obligations, diversify their investment portfolios, and manage risk.

Total hedge fund investments:

$31.1 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$18.2 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$915 MILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$11.9 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$18.2 BILLION

AT LEAST 30

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust

$3 BILLION for

255,600 plan participants

IBRD Retirement Plans

$2.6 BILLION for

12,528 plan participants

I.A.M. National Pension Fund

$2.1 BILLION for

297,463 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$915 MILLION

AT LEAST 7

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
Georgetown University Endowment

$361 MILLION for

19,371 students

George Washington University Endowment

$231 MILLION for

27,800 students

American University Endowment

$186 MILLION for

14,582 students

This includes at least 1 HBCU, such as:
Howard University

$74 MILLION

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$11.9 BILLION

AT LEAST 38

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
National Geographic Society

$449 MILLION

American Red Cross

$409 MILLION

National Academy of Sciences

$361 MILLION

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Unless otherwise noted, all hedge fund investment data is sourced and licensed from Preqin’s alternative asset database as of March 2021 or publicly available, federal datasets. Sources for additional information included on this website are noted where the data appears.

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