Craig P. Rosenthal FCA MAAA FSA EA

Partner, Mercer

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1166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Craig is a Partner in Mercer’s Wealth business that has spent most of his 30-year career providing strategic consulting advice to large/complex and multinational organizations. In this capacity, Craig provides consulting advice related to all aspects of retirement income / post-retirement benefit program management, including: • Achieving funding, accounting and risk management objectives • Designing and implementing retirement program changes to appropriately balance sponsor objectives and participant needs • Evaluating corporate transactions, including due diligence and benefits harmonization • Assessing/resolving regulatory compliance issues In addition to his consulting responsibilities, Craig is a member of Mercer’s Actuarial Resource Network, a group of senior actuaries who provide technical guidance to Mercer’s consultants. Craig is a frequent contributor to Mercer’s intellectual capital development and is a thought leader on retirement security issues who has frequently met with Washington officials from the executive and legislative branches, including providing Congressional testimony to the House Ways & Means committee. Craig holds a BA in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and Enrolled Actuary under ERISA, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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1-C-1 - Update from the PBGC - Single Employer Edition 2021 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 03, 2021)

Funding Strategies - Getting the Most Bang for Your Clients' Buck 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 28, 2020)

IFRS vs. US GAAP Accounting 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 19, 2020)

Valuing Lump Sums 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2019)

Annuitization: Strategies and Realities 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2019)

Government Contracting 2019 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2019)

Current Topics for DC Plans 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2018)

Demystifying Proxy Calculations: Tricks, Traps and Treats 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2018)

Cost Accounting Reimbursement for Government Contractors—A Deeper Dive 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2017)

Cost Accounting Reimbursement for Government Contractors 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2016)

Cash Balance: Current Issues with Market-Based Plans 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2016)

Plan Mergers and Spinoffs Under PPA 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2016)

Cash Balance Design for Larger Plans 2015 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 14, 2015)

Hybrid Plan Rules & Market Rate of Return 2013 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2013)

Through the Looking Glass: A Multi-Perspective View of Retirement Plan Risk 2012 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2012)

Hybrid Regulations for Plans Large and Small 2011 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2011)

Eligible Charitable Plan 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 28, 2011)

Implications of Merging DB Plans 2010 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2010)

Resurgence of Hybrid Plans: Does One Size Fit All? 2008 CCA Annual Meeting (October 29, 2008)


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