We're proud to be globally recognized for excellence in the investment industry.
A Top Global Manager of outsourced assets
For the 12th year in a row, Russell Investments was ranked as a top global manager of institutional outsourced assets in CIO Magazine's "Outsourced Chief Investments Officer (OCIO) Survey," based on the AUM from its fully discretionary clients (as of 12/31/2022). Notably, in CIO's "2023 OCIO Survey" which included 47 firms, Russell Investments placed first among the global managers in Healthcare and in the top 10 for Defined Benefit and 401(k), 403(b) or other DC outsourced assets.Learn more about our investment outsourcing capabilities
A leading OCIO provider
For the 13th year in a row, Russell Investments was globally ranked among leading institutional OCIO managers based on outsourced assets under management from 57 firms (as of 3/31/2023) in the July 2023 Pensions & Investments' annual survey of OCIO managers.Learn the fundamentals of OCIO
CIO of the Year
Russell Investments was named the "OCIO of the Year" winner at the 2020 Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards for providing exceptional OCIO services to our valued clients.1Learn about our OCIO capabilities
A leading overlay
For 19 consecutive years, Russell Investments has maintained its position among the leading U.S. institutional managers of overlay assets from 27 firms (as of 12/31/2022) in the 2023 Pensions & Investments' "Special Report: Money Managers."Explore our overlay strategies
A leading consultant in worldwide assets
For the 14th year in a row, Russell Investments was globally ranked as one of the top 10 largest consultants. The ranking is based on worldwide institutional assets under advisement (AUA) from 66 firms (as of 6/30/2022) in the 2022 Pensions & Investments "Special Report: Investment Consultants."View our capabilities
of the Year
Russell Investments was named the "Fiduciary Management of the Year" winner at the 2022 European Pensions Awards. Chosen among seven finalists in this category, Pensions Age and European Pensions cited, "With reference to impressive case studies, this firm demonstrated how it has boosted client funding levels, won new mandates, heightened its ESG focus, and launched new reporting and online tools."2Learn about our OCIO capabilities
A leading factor-based strategies manager
Russell Investments was globally ranked as one of the top 10 largest managers of factor-based strategies. This ranking is based on worldwide assets under management (AUM) from 58 firms (as of 12/31/2022) in the 2023 Pensions & Investments' "Special Report: Money Managers."Learn about our powerful tool
of the Year
Russell Investments was named the "Currency Manager the Year" winner at Pensions Expert's 2022 Pension and Investment Provider Awards for performance, innovation, and service standards.3Learn about our currency management services
Top Tier Broker in
P&I Tradewatch report
From August 2011 to March 2022 (37 out of 42 quarters), Russell Investments Implementation Services, LLC was ranked as a top-tier broker in Pensions & Investments’ (P&I) Tradewatch report based on the quality of its trade execution. In 2023, P&I discontinued their report.4Explore our trading and execution capabilities
Factor Investing Offering
of the Year
Russell Investments was named the "Factor Investing Offering of the Year" winner at the 2023 European Pensions Awards for being "ahead of the rest" in our research, client education, and focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.5Learn about completion portfolios
1 Based on past year OCIO business activities ending June 30, 2020.
2 Based on past 18-month fiduciary management activities ending December 31, 2021.
3 Based on business activities ending December 31, 2021. Recipient winners were invited to the publication’s awards ceremony, in which we purchased an event table and received licensing usage rights of the award logo/badge.
4 Rankings are based on best-performing brokers as measured by the difference in cost/savings against the universe of Elkins/McSherry, a State Street company. The Elkins/McSherry universe is based on the top 50 brokers in each category by U.S. dollar volume. This quarterly ranking was based on the previous four-quarters as of December 31, 2021.
5 Based on business activities ending December 31, 2022.
We paid the following publications a fee for licensing usage rights of the award logo/badge: Pensions & Investments’ (P&I) and CIO magazine.
Short-listed recipients were invited to the following publications’ awards ceremonies, in which we purchased an event table and received licensing usage rights of the award logo/badge: Pension Bridge and European Pensions.
Implementation services are offered by Russell Investments Implementation Services LLC, a SEC registered investment adviser and broker-dealer member FINRA / SIPC.