New York

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

Across the Empire State, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by nonprofits and charities through $121.5 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:

$121.5 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$63.6 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$12 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$46 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$63.6 BILLION

AT LEAST 162

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
New York State Common Retirement Fund

$12.9 BILLION for

1,067,809 plan participants

New York City Police Pension Fund

$2.7 BILLION for

89,834 plan participants

McKinsey Master Retirement Trust

$2.4 BILLION for

47,196 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$12 BILLION

AT LEAST 58

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

$3.7 BILLION for

24,408 students

Cornell University Endowment

$1.2 BILLION for

24,027 students

New York University Endowment

$885 MILLION for

52,885 students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$46 BILLION

AT LEAST 159

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$1.8 BILLION

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

$1.1 BILLION

Rockefeller Foundation

$1 BILLION

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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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