Investment Manager

Investment Manager

When you open an NJBEST account you get more than a powerful college savings tool: you also get experienced and knowledgeable management of your assets. Franklin Templeton's distinct multi-manager structure combines the specialized expertise of three world-class investment management groups--Franklin, Templeton and Franklin Mutual Series.1

About Franklin Templeton Investments

Franklin Resources, Inc., operating as Franklin Templeton Investments, is a global organization comprising six world-class investment management groups. With headquarters just south of San Francisco in San Mateo, California, offices in over 35 countries and over 65 years of experience, Franklin Templeton is a recognized leader in international and domestic stock investments, as well as innovative fixed income investments. Today, Franklin Templeton is one of the largest asset management companies in the U.S.2

Franklin Templeton has been a pioneer in worldwide investing and fundamental securities analysis since 1947. Franklin Templeton manages over $714 billion in assets for a variety of clients as of February 29, 2016. Its primary business is providing investment management services to mutual funds and other institutional investors and individual clients. Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly traded company (NYSE: BEN).

Investors should carefully consider plan investment goals, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain the Investor Handbook, which contains this and other information, call Franklin Templeton Distributors, Inc., the manager and underwriter for the plan, at (877) 4NJ-BEST. You should read the Investor Handbook carefully before investing and consider whether your or the beneficiary's home state offers any state tax or other benefits that are available for investments only in its qualified tuition program.


  1. The plan is managed by Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC., an affiliate of Franklin Templeton Distributors, Inc. Plan portfolios generally invest in mutual funds managed by Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC.
  2. Source: Simfund