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Explore your investment options with CalSTRS Pension2®

CalSTRS Pension2

Pension Sense blog | November 18, 2020

CalSTRS Pension2 offers the opportunity for CalSTRS members to build supplemental retirement savings through low cost, flexible 403(b), Roth 403(b), 457(b) and Roth 457(b) plans. Pension2 complements your CalSTRS retirement benefit and provides additional security for you in retirement.

How your money is invested through Pension2 is entirely up to you. Pension2 offers more than 20 different investment funds to help you develop a portfolio that matches your risk tolerance and investment time horizon. You can find an investment option that works for you at your career stage, regardless of your investment experience.

If you want a simple, diversified portfolio for your supplemental savings, Pension2 offers 15 Easy Choice Portfolios that make putting your money to work as easy as possible.

If you want your investments to have a focus on sustainability, Pension2 offers two funds that focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments: TIAA Social Choice and Northern Global Sustainability Index Fund. The TIAA Social Choice fund is an entirely U.S.-based ESG equity fund, and Northern Global Sustainability Index Fund is a global ESG fund.

You can find more information on these funds, past performance, associated fees, and how to start investing at