What We Do


We partner with many of the world’s largest institutions and financial intermediaries to help create better outcomes for the world’s investors and the people they serve.


Investment Philosophy


We craft thoughtful, rigorous, and precise solutions. 


Understanding Multiple Dimensions — Creating successful investment outcomes starts with understanding the multiple dimensions of a client’s long-term objectives and liabilities.


Knowing Markets Aren’t Always Efficient — Due to behavioral biases, informational inefficiencies and limits to arbitrage, markets are not always efficient, leading to opportunities for excess returns.


Endowments and Foundations — We help endowments and foundations fund educational, scientific, and environmental breakthroughs by offering a wide range of solutions and products, regardless of the time horizon.


Focusing on Asset Allocation — The primary driver of long-term returns is asset allocation. Investors need efficient access to a broad universe of capital market exposure. Focus should be on underlying risks, not asset class labels.


Achieving Capital & Risk Efficient Portfolios — A thoughtful and precise combination of market, factor, and idiosyncratic risk, along with manager skill, are key to achieving capital, and risk efficient portfolios.


Who We Serve


Our clients are the world’s governments, institutions, employers, and financial intermediaries.

Water color by Maksym Matuszewski | Employee State Street Global Advisors


Employers — We work with employers to help millions of people live more secure and dignified retirements, including  managing global pension funds, defined contribution funds in the US and UK, and superannuation
funds in Australia.


Consultants — We partner with consultants to share investment insights and expertise to help their clients achieve their unique investment goals.


Endowments and Foundations — We help endowments and foundations fund educational, scientific, and environmental breakthroughs by offering a wide range of solutions and products, regardless of the time horizon.


Financial Advisors & Intermediaries — We work with Financial Advisors and other Intermediaries to help them and their clients create better financial futures — from registered investment advisors in the US, to discretionary wealth managers and private banks in Europe — by offering a variety of ETFs and model portfolios.


Financial Advisors & Intermediaries — We work with Financial Advisors and other Intermediaries to help them and their clients create better financial futures — from registered investment advisors in the US, to discretionary wealth managers and private banks in Europe — by offering a variety of ETFs and model portfolios.


Corporate Treasurers & CFOs — We work with corporate treasurers and CFOs to help their companies meet their financial commitments and fiduciary obligations, as well as reinvest in their businesses through a variety of cash management solutions.


Asset Managers — We partner with asset managers to solve complex needs such as portfolio transitions and solutions for liquidity within an asset class.


We believe that regardless of what we achieve for our clients, there is always one more question to ask, one more problem to solve, one more reason to say, “That’s not good enough.”


Clients by AUM


USD $3.26 Trillion in Assets Under Management 1

¹ This figure is presented as September 30, 2022 and includes approximately $55.12 billions of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

² Official Institutions is a client type that includes all plan type assets including DB and DC.