New Jersey

Hedge Funds Deliver for New Jersey Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

Across the Garden State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by non-profits and charities through $43.4 billion in investments. Institutional investors – like pensions, university endowments, and non-profits – use hedge funds to meet financial obligations, diversify their investment portfolios, and manage risk.

Total hedge fund investments:

$43.4 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$26.1 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$7.2 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$10 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$26.1 BILLION

AT LEAST 42

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
NJ Division of Investment

$6.3 BILLION for

800,000 plan participants

Prudential Merged Retirement Plan

$1.3 BILLION for

46,542 plan participants

Alcatel-Lucent Pension Fund

$841 MILLION for

140,751 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$7.2 BILLION

AT LEAST 11

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

$269 MILLION for

50,173 students

Princeton University Investment Company (Princo)

$6.5 BILLION for

8,419 students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$10 BILLION

AT LEAST 24

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

$1.9 BILLION

David Tepper Charitable Foundation

$582 MILLION

Institute for Advanced Study

$488 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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