Warren, New Jersey, March 20, 2015 – Portfolio Evaluations, Inc. (PEI), one of the country’s leading institutional investment consulting firms, is pleased to announce Michael Sasso, Partner and Co-Founder of PEI, has been appointed to the Plan Council of America’s (PSCA) Investment Committee.
Michael has over 30 years of industry experience. His consulting responsibilities include working with corporate 401(k) and pension plans, Taft-Hartley pension and annuity funds, hospitals and non-profit organizations. Michael works with his clients in the areas of reviewing their investment policies and strategies, analyzing portfolios with respect to rates of return and risk, asset liability matching and asset allocation studies. Michael also serves as the partner responsible for the oversight of the firm’s investment management research department.
Since its founding in 1947, the PSCA has been on the forefront of protecting America’s retirement system. PSCA assists more than six million plan participants and provides its members with programs and services to help them better manage their company’s retirement plans. Members include both large and small companies and non-profit organizations.
The PSCA Investment Committee is comprised of plan sponsors and providers with a shared interest in the latest trends, developments and usage of investments used in employer-sponsored retirement plans. The group discusses both theoretical and pragmatic issues relating to asset allocation, portfolio composition, and topical issues such as the adoption of target date funds and retirement income products. The objective of the group is educational. It seeks to expand the perspective through an active dialogue of what investment committees, plan sponsors and plan participants need to understand which investment vehicles will enable participants to achieve their retirement goals.
PEI is a privately-owned consulting firm focused on providing institutional investment and retirement plan consulting services. Founded in 1992, PEI operates in an independent, non-affiliated capacity to provide advice, guidance, direction, and education to the fiduciaries of institutional investment programs. Clients include both private and public entities including corporations, non-profit institutions, endowments & foundations, governments and municipalities, unions, and board designated groups.