A company’s benefit plan is a valuable tool in the recruitment and retention of good employees. An important piece of that puzzle is the retirement plan. Our advisors, along with our Retirement Plan Team, can help establish a retirement plan for your company that addresses both the needs of the company and the employees. We can also review your existing plan to ensure you have an appropriate plan design, your costs are reasonable and your fiduciary requirements are being met.

Through our consultative approach we can address all aspects of your retirement plan and provide objective advice. Our Retirement Plan Team uses a process that focuses on helping you meet your fiduciary responsibilities. Our services include:

Plan Design Consulting

  • Design a plan customized to the needs of your organization
  • Ongoing Plan Design Review and Analysis
  • Work with Unbundled or Bundled Providers
  • Relationships with local Third Party Administrators

Fiduciary Guidance

  • Development of Investment Policy Statement
  • Process that 404(a) and 404(c) Compliance Guidance
  • Fiduciary Review of Plan Sponsor’s Files

Provider Review/Benchmarking

  • Plan/Platform Reviews
  • Full disclosure of all fees and compensation
  • Unbiased provider search through full RFP process
  • Comprehensive analysis and comparison of providers

Investment Selection and Monitoring

  • Plan Review Meetings with Investment Committee
  • Ongoing Fund Monitoring and Reporting

Employee Communications

  • Enrollment Meetings
  • Group Education Meeting
  • One-on-One Individual Investment Meetings/Private Consultations

We work with virtually all carriers in the retirement plan market and with a wide variety of plan types, such as; 401(k), Profit Sharing, 403(b), 457, Defined Benefit, Deferred Compensation, Cash Balance, SEP, SIMPLE IRA, and ESOP.