Maryland

Hedge Funds Deliver for Maryland Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Old Line State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by nonprofits and charities through $30.6 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:

$30.6 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$18.4 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$3 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$9 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$18.4 BILLION

AT LEAST 54

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
Maryland State Retirement and Pension System

$4.3 BILLION for

187,430 plan participants

International Union of Painters & Allied Trades Pension Fund

$1.2 BILLION for

219 plan participants

Lockheed Martin Pension Plan

$1 BILLION for

122,186 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$3 BILLION

AT LEAST 12

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

$2.7 BILLION for

27,092 students

University System of Maryland

$110 MILLION for

100,473 students

Loyola University Maryland Endowment

$50 MILLION for

5,473 students

This includes at least 5 HBCUs, such as:
Coppin State University

$110 MILLION

Bowie State University

$110 MILLION

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

$110 MILLION

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$9 BILLION

AT LEAST 29

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

$4.5 BILLION

Annie E. Casey Foundation

$458 MILLION

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

242 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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