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Rankings and Highlights



Northern Trust Global Investments offers global, multi-asset class investment capabilities to personal and institutional clients worldwide.

Pensions & Investments Magazine’s 2015 Special Report on the Largest Money Managers ranks Northern Trust among the top asset management firms in multiple categories, detailed below.


  • 13th largest manager - worldwide assets1
  • 12th largest manager - worldwide institutional assets2
  • 5th largest manager - U.S. institutional tax-exempt assets
  • 4th largest manager - defined benefit assets
  • 11th largest manager - defined contribution assets
  • 13th largest manager - sponsored exchange-traded funds1
  • 5th largest manager - sovereign wealth funds1
  • 4th largest manager - central banks1
  • 4th largest manager - endowment/foundation assets


  • 1st largest manager - cash
  • 3rd largest manager - passive international equity
  • 4th largest manager - passive domestic equity
  • 4th largest manager - passive domestic fixed income
  • 11th largest manager - emerging markets equity

Unless otherwise noted, rankings based on U.S. institutional, tax-exempt assets under management.
1 Total worldwide assets under management
2 Worldwide institutional assets under management

The above rankings are not indicative of future performance.

Rankings based on total worldwide assets under management of $934.1 billion as of December 31, 2014.

Pensions & Investments 2015 Special Report on Money Managers appeared in the publication’s May 18, 2015, issue and online at Ranking information reprinted with permission, Pensions & Investments, copyright Crain Communications, Inc.

Northern Trust Asset Management is composed of Northern Trust Investments, Inc. Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K, NT Global Advisors, 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC and personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and the Northern Trust Company to offer investment products and services to personal and institutional markets.

Jason J. Tyler

Jason J. Tyler

Global Head, Institutional Group, Asset Management
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Jason J. Tyler

Jason J. Tyler

Global Head, Institutional Group, Asset Management

Jason Tyler is Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Institutional Group with oversight of institutional sales, client relationship management and advisory services, including the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice.

Previously, Jason was the Head of Corporate Strategy at Northern Trust.  In this capacity, Jason was responsible for the coordination of strategic planning and merger and acquisition activity for the Company.

Jason joined Northern Trust from Ariel Investments, where he served as Senior Vice President and Director of Research Operations. Previously, he worked as First Vice President and Manager in Corporate Planning at Bank One/American National Bank in Chicago.

He earned an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an A.B. from Princeton University.
Jason is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and is a board member of Advance Illinois, Northwestern Memorial Foundation, One Million Degrees, and the Joffrey Ballet where he formerly served as Chairman.  Jason is a past contributor and guest market expert on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg radio, ABC News, PBS, and Fox Business.
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