The AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation (ITC) is an institutional investor relations firm that provides investor and labor relations services to labor pension fund clients.

Comprised of a dedicated and professional staff, with over 75 years of combined experience working in the labor and Taft-Hartley market, ITC offers clients unparalleled access to a national network of pension trustees, staff, and fund consultants — as well as labor leaders at the national, regional and local levels.

Key Staff

Mike Stotz
Mike StotzPresident
B.A., Finance, Catholic University of America

Mr. Stotz joined the AFL-CIO Investment Program in 1999 and has worked in almost every facet of the program including marketing, labor relations, finance, and property management. Since joining the ITC, the Investment Program has greatly benefited from his knowledge of both the real estate market and the Taft-Hartley environment. With more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate, Mr. Stotz’s background also includes more than eight years with the Michaels’ Companies, the largest full service real estate firm in the greater Washington, DC area.

Puja Arora
Puja AroraChief Operating Officer
B.A., Accounting, University of Maryland, College Park

Ms. Arora joined the AFL-CIO Investment Program in 2007 and is responsible for the company’s operations, financial reporting and budgeting. She also handles the annual audit, all compliance filings and human resources functions. Before joining the ITC, Ms. Arora was a Senior Associate with Bresler & Reiner Real Estate Corporation managing the financial statements of six properties. Ms. Arora also worked for Deloitte and Touche, where she provided audit and due diligence services to a variety of real estate and manufacturing clients.

Stephanie Pleasants Turman
Stephanie Pleasants TurmanInvestor Relations Coordinator
A.A.S. Business Administration, Ferrum College

For 35 years, Ms. Turman has worked for AFL-CIO-affiliated organizations, including 30 years with the AFL-CIO Investment Program, cultivating relationships with the labor and consulting community, fund administrative offices, and bank representatives. She is currently responsible for all investor communications and reporting, including quarterly statement distribution and completion of questionnaires and RFPs. Ms. Turman has also worked on the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust account since its inception in 1988.

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The AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation provides investor and labor relations services to qualified Taft-Hartly pension plan clients.
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