Retirement Consulting

Employee retirement plan expertise and guidance.

Unique perspectives and unbiased advice

Our team of actuaries and pension experts provide coordinated retirement plan services that reduce administrative burden, mitigate risks, and provide a quality participant experience. 

  • Strategic advice. We provide guidance in all areas of retirement benefits including plan design, pension risk transfer, forecasting and cash flow planning, and plan termination.
  • Compliance. We monitor the ever-changing compliance landscape to keep you up-to-date on all the rules and regulations that may impact your plan.
  • Actuarial services. Our comprehensive actuarial services cover pension valuations, FASB and GASB reporting, post-retirement medical (OPEB) and executive retirement plans. You can count on sound models with reasonable assumptions based on plan history and future expectations to provide timely and accurate measurement of retirement obligations.
  • Plan administrative services. Our full-service capabilities include participant call center, benefits administration and distribution management, online tools, and data warehousing.

Relax. We've got it covered.

  • Traditional defined benefit plan services
  • Cash balance and other hybrid plan services
  • Post-retirement medical and life
  • Insurance services
  • Actuarial valuations
  • FASB and GASB reporting
  • Benefits administration and outsourcing



  • De-risking pension plans
  • Plan termination support
  • Forecasting and cash flow planning
  • Asset/liability modeling
  • Plan design
  • Participant communications
  • Mergers and acquisitions


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Actuarial and underwriting resources to help make data-driven decisions about benefit plan design and contribution strategies.

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Industry insights, solutions and thought leadership to promote better employee health, reduce future health risks, and improve productivity.


Strategies that build awareness, educate employees and drive engagement in your benefits.

Human Resources Advisory

Advice, best practices and insights on a wide range of HR issues across the employee life cycle.

Benefits Administration Technology

Knowledge and experience to help you select the best technology solution to meet your needs and the guidance to ensure a successful implementation.

Flexible Benefits

A full suite of administration services for FSAs, HSAs, HRAs, Transportation Spending Accounts (TSAs), COBRA and retiree billing.

COBRA Administration

State-of-the-art systems and processes to properly and efficiently ensure your compliance with COBRA regulations.

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November 2018 Employee Benefits Newsletter

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Another Take on Actuarial Value


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Maximize your benefits investment, manage costs and mitigate risk.

Contact usabout employee benefits solutions800-392-4813

McGriff Insurance Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc.

McGriff Insurance Services, Inc. CA License #0C64544.

Insurance products and services offered through McGriff Insurance Services, Inc., a subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc., are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not guaranteed by a bank, not insured by any federal government agency and may go down in value.