Melissa Conklin Kolle FCA MAAA EA

Associate Director, Cultural Institutions Retirement System

Contact Information

Cultural Institutions Retirement System
225 W. 34th Street
Suite 1106
New York, NY 10122
Melissa Kolle is an Associate Director at The Cultural Institutions Retirement System (“CIRS”) the administrator of three multiemployer benefit plans.

She is an Enrolled Actuary, Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries. Melissa is a graduate of Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics.

Prior to joining CIRS, she had 12 years of pension consulting experience at Buck Consultants and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She co-authored Buck publications and developed consulting tools for multiemployer plans. Melissa was a member of Buck’s Office of the Chief Actuary representing multiemployer pension plans.

Melissa has spoken on topics related to multiemployer retirement plans at conferences sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, National Labor & Management Conference and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA and EA meetings).

CCA Member Since 2015

Corporate DB/DC Taft-Hartley

Annual Meeting Program Committee
Board of Directors
Exam Prep Task Force

Dueling Multiemployer Actuaries 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 27, 2020)

Withdrawal Liability - Dirt from the Inside 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2018)

Losing Interest? Assumptions Beyond the Discount Rate 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2017)

Choosing Discount Rates for Withdrawal Liability 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2017)

From Valuations to Projections for Multiemployer Plans 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 11, 2016)

MPRA Part I: Technical Corrections to PPA or the Sun Sets on the Sunset 2015 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2015)


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