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 $132.8 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:

$132.8 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$62.3 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$13.4 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$57.2 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$62.3 BILLION

AT LEAST 165

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

$5.28 BILLION for

1,160,743 plan participants

New York City Police Pension Fund

$2.9 BILLION for

92,172 plan participants

Teachers' Retirement System of the City of New York

$6.4 BILLION for

238,000 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$13.4 BILLION

AT LEAST 57

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

$4.4 BILLION for

31,455 students

Cornell University Endowment

$1.6 BILLION for

25,582 students

Syracuse University Endowment

$836 MILLION for

21,772 students

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$57.2 BILLION

AT LEAST 165

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

$1.2 BILLION

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

$1.4 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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