Ethan E. Kra FCA MAAA FSA EA CERA MSPA CLU

Ethan E. Kra Actuarial Services LLC

Contact Information

Ethan E. Kra Actuarial Services LLC
26 Swayze Street
West Orange, NJ 07052
US
Phone
201-294-0649
Email
Actuary.Kra@gmail.com
Ethan Kra is an independent consulting actuary, specializing in litigation support/expert witness, advice on multiemployer plan exposures and strategies and the financial aspects of executive benefits. Previously, he was a Senior Partner and Chief Actuary-Retirement of Mercer, where he consulted in the areas of the design and funding of pension and group insurance benefits, structuring and funding of non-qualified pension benefits and the proper accounting for expense of employee benefits. He specializes in analyzing the economic and accounting implications of financing strategies and vehicles for employee and executive benefits. For over 17 years, he chaired Mercer's Actuarial Resource Network, a committee of the senior technical actuaries throughout the United States.

Connections:

CCA Member Since 1985

Corporate DB/DC Nonprofit DC Other Pension Subset Retiree Medical FAS106 Taft-Hartley

Retiree Benefits

Expert Witness Strategic Planning

Representatives to the Joint Discipline Council

Professionalism in Theory and Practice 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2017)

Determination Letters - A New Era 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 12, 2016)

Ethics in Action 2014 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2014)

Professionalism: Ethics (Special 100 Minute Session) Professionalism: Ethics (Special 100 Minute Session) (December 11, 2013)

The Consulting Actuary as Expert Witness (Wednesday Session) The Consulting Actuary as Expert Witness (October 25, 2012)

The Consulting Actuary as Expert Witness The Consulting Actuary as Expert Witness (October 24, 2012)

The Consulting Actuary as Expert Witness (Thursday Session) The Consulting Actuary as Expert Witness (October 24, 2012)

Unwelcomed Media Attention: Sensationalism or Substance? 2012 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2012)

Ethics 2012 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 26, 2012)

Late Breaking Developments 2011 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2011)

Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – A Call To Action Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – A Call To Action (March 30, 2011)

Late Breaking Developments 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 28, 2011)

Late Breaking Developments 2010 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2010)

PPA - Where are we Now? 2010 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 12, 2010)

Late Breaking Developments 2009 CCA Annual Meeting (November 02, 2009)

Annual Check-up and Late Breaking Developments 2009 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 31, 2009)

Funding Policy: Beyond Minimum 2009 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 30, 2009)

PPA – Practical Plan Application 2008 CCA Annual Meeting (October 29, 2008)

Late Breaking Developments 2008 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2008)

Late Breaking Developments 2008 Employee Benefits Spring Meeting (June 05, 2008)

PPA 3 - So Close… and Yet So Far 2008 Employee Benefits Spring Meeting (June 04, 2008)

Pension Symposium: De-risking the Pension Plan Pension Symposium: De-risking the Pension Plan (April 09, 2008)

Pension Volatility 2008 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2008)

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