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As one of the Principals of Retirement Benefits Group, Gary has the opportunity to work with one of the most experienced team of professionals dedicated to retirement programs for companies and individuals. Gary has established a national reputation for his excellence and expertise in the provider search and benchmarking, contract negotiations, investment due diligence, ERISA compliance and comprehensive employee education and communication.
Gary has over 24 years of experience providing retirement plan services to institutions and their employees. Gary has been asked to participate on 401(k) advisory councils for Prudential, Wells Fargo, formally Wachovia Securities, Blackrock and Ascensus. Gary has been a featured speaker for many retirement plan conferences and seminars and has been recognized by the defined contribution industry for each and every year since 2005 for the PlanSponsor Advisor of the Year nomination. Based on nominations from industry peers and quanitative factors, including number of plans and dollar value assets under advisement.
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Gary’s designations include Plan Sponsor Retirement Professional (PRP) from the PlanSponsor Institute and Professional Plan Consultant (PPC) from the Financial Service Standards, LLC. Gary earned his Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and also holds a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
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Gary is married with 5 children and resides in Laguna Niguel, CA where he is very active in the Southern California Club Soccer Community and Rancho Niguel Little League.