OUR
HISTORY

Innovation has been part of our DNA since our story began in 1936.

83

YEARS AGO

Established in Tacoma, WA by Frank Russell

50

YEARS AGO

We were a pioneer in institutional investment consulting. Our first consulting client, JCPenney, is still with us today.

39

YEARS AGO

We helped pioneer the OCIO industry with our first outsourced client.

34

YEARS AGO

We invented the first smart-beta strategies with the creation of small cap, growth and value styles.

34

YEARS AGO

We launched multi-asset portfolios for advisors serving individual investors.

24

YEARS AGO

We invented an effective way to manage portfolio transitions.

16

YEARS AGO

We launched our tax-smart investment solutions.

15

YEARS AGO

We increased our focus on asset management, reaching $100 billion in AUM.

TODAY

$2.4t

in assets under advice

$291b

in assets under management

We manage $291 billion on behalf of institutions, advisors and the individuals they represent.

AUM as of 3/31/2019 & AUA as of 12/31/2018

Corporate overview

We are a premier investment solutions partner, dedicated to improving people's financial security.

Our people

We are passionate about exceeding client expectations.

 

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Our clients

We proudly serve some of the world's most iconic investors.

 


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Awards

We are proud to have won many of the investment industry's most prestigious awards.

 

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Insights

We provide up-to-date insights from our experts' views on global markets and investment trends.

 

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Diversity

We are proud to support equality and diversity in the workplace.

 


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Corporate responsibility

We embody a strong commitment to exceptional standards of corporate responsibility.

 

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