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

Randy Kinder
Randy KinderPresident
B.A., American Studies, University of Notre Dame
M.B.A., Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Randy Kinder is the President and Managing Director of the AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation. Mr. Kinder started with the AFL-CIO’s Investment Program since 2002. He was originally hired by the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) as a as a Program Manager for the HIT Home union member mortgage program. While at the HIT, he was responsible for overseeing HIT HOME, in Chicago, Los Angeles, and several other markets. In this role, Mr. Kinder worked closely with local labor leaders, city officials, and mortgage lenders to forge strong partnerships centered on making the dream of homeownership accessible for members of the labor community. He later joined the ITC marketing group, and initially focused on broadening marketing and outreach to include key AFL-CIO constituency groups like CBTU and LCLAA. In 2012 Mr. Kinder was instrumental in the launch of the AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund and has continued to guide the strategic outreach of this effort as the fund has grown to over $8 Billion dollars in assets. Mr. Kinder was also responsible for marketing the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT) in several key markets and to select International Unions.

While Studying at The University of Notre Dame, Mr. Kinder participated in Football and Track. He is very proud to have been a member of the NFL Players Association during his career with the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles. He remains a very enthusiastic fan of the Fighting Irish but his favorite thing in life is his daughter Fiona. Mr. Kinder, Fiona and his wife Erin reside in Washington, DC.

Mr. Kinder holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. He holds FINRA Series 63 and 7 certifications.

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

Ms. Arora joined the AFL-CIO Investment Program in 2008 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.

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