Florida’s St. Lucie County Selects TIAA-CREF as Sole Recordkeeper

County employees have access to a new deferred compensation plan with a range of investment options

NEW YORK--()--TIAA-CREF announced today that St. Lucie County, Florida, has selected the company as sole recordkeeper for its 457(b) deferred-compensation plan.

Under the new agreement, TIAA-CREF will manage the plan’s assets, which total more than $15 million. Employees will have access to a wide range of investment options under the new deferred-compensation plan, along with financial advice through in-person, phone and online resources.

TIAA-CREF’s sole recordkeeping capability will help St. Lucie County fulfill its fiduciary requirements, keep plan costs low and streamline the administration of retirement benefits.

Investment options in the St. Lucie County retirement plan will include fixed income bonds, stable value funds, multi-asset target-date funds and equities, allowing plan members to create a retirement portfolio that’s aligned with their personal investment preferences and goals.

Plan members also will have access to TIAA-CREF financial advisors, who provide personalized retirement advice tailored to individual goals at various life stages, plus online financial advice and resources.

About TIAA-CREF

TIAA-CREF (www.tiaa-cref.org) is a national financial services organization with $613 billion in assets under management (as of 6/30/2014) and is the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields.

About St. Lucie County

Located on Florida’s east coast in the heart of the Treasure Coast between Orlando and Miami, St. Lucie County is made up of the City of Fort Pierce, the City of Port St. Lucie and the beaches of Hutchinson Island. With a population of roughly 270,000 residents, the area is known for its 21 miles of uncrowded, natural beaches, old Florida ambiance and small town charm, world-class fishing, spring training home of the New York Mets, PGA Village and an abundance of outdoor activities on nearly 11,000 acres of publicly owned nature preserves. For more information, visit www.stlucieco.gov or www.visitstluciefla.com.

Guaranteed income is subject to TIAA’s claims paying ability.

You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Please call 877-518-9161, or go to www.tiaa-cref.org for a current prospectus that contains this and other information. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC and Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., members FINRA, distribute securities products.

Annuity contracts and certificates are issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) and College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF), New York, NY.

TIAA-CREF products may be subject to market and other risk factors. See the applicable product literature, or visit www.tiaa-cref.org for details.

©2014 Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund, New York, NY 10017

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