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Specialized Solutions for Your Organization’s Retirement Plan

You are focused on providing your employees a retirement plan that meets their unique needs. With a customizable suite of investment advice, employee education, and fiduciary support, let us help you get there.

We help plan sponsors understand and meet their fiduciary obligations to participants. In fact, we’ve found many of our clients don’t just want to meet their obligations – they want to exceed them. That’s why they choose PNC’s Fiduciary Investment Services and Employee Education Services.

Our locally-based service teams provide you with products, services, and experience, all tailored to help meet your fiduciary obligations and fit the needs of your employees.

We are committed to serving organizations of all types and sizes, with industry expertise in the following areas:

  Nonprofit organizations

  Public Funds

  Healthcare organizations



  Insurance companies

Fiduciary Investment Services

Your Challenge: 

As a fiduciary, you are required to choose and maintain your retirement plan’s investment lineup in the best interests of your plan participants. 

Our Solution:

Our Fiduciary Investment Services can help you select and monitor your retirement plan’s investment lineup with confidence.

We offer comprehensive screening and rigorous monitoring of investment fund options to help maintain your investment lineup’s focus, quality, and performance. We do this through the following services:

  • Nondiscretionary 3(21) Investment Advisory
  • Discretionary 3(38) Investment Management

Your Challenge:

Another critical fiduciary responsibility is confirming the expenses paid by your retirement plan are reasonable based on the quality and quantity of services received.

Our Solution:

Our Fiduciary Investment Services support you in managing this responsibility, among others. Fee benchmarking, investment reporting and documentation, fiduciary compliance assistance and educational support, and fiduciary protection are included in our Fiduciary Investment Services.

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Education Consulting Services

Your Challenge:

You are motivated to offer your employees retirement benefits that meet or exceed their expectations because recruiting top talent, retaining talented employees, and improving your workforce’s financial wellness are vital to the success of your organization.

Our Solution:

Our Education Consulting Services include a comprehensive financial education program, customized to meet your employees where they are on their path to retirement readiness. We minimize your administrative burden and deliver targeted campaigns designed to achieve the employee financial success goals you identify.

Your Challenge:

Financial stress can affect your employees personally, decrease your workforce’s productivity, and impact your bottom line.

Our Solution:

Including financial wellness training as part of your retirement plan’s employee education program can help your employees see the “big picture” when it comes to their finances — and take control of their financial future. Our Education Consulting Services can help employees become better equipped for retirement by taking a holistic approach to financial wellness.

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Industry Insights & Commentary

On an ongoing basis, we gather and share relevant industry information and articles of particular interest for defined contribution plan sponsors.

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DOL Proxy Voting Rules

Final Rule introduces principles-based approach and clarifies that fiduciaries are not required to vote every proxy.

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Employer Student Loan Assistance Options

Retirement plan sponsors look for ways to help employees address debt and achieve financial security.

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Emergency Savings Account (ESA) Options

Retirement plan sponsors look for ways to help employees save for a rainy day.

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Important Legal Disclosures & Information

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (“PNC”) uses the marketing name PNC Institutional Asset Management® for the various discretionary and non-discretionary institutional investment, trustee, custody, consulting, and related services provided by PNC Bank, National Association (“PNC Bank”), which is a Member FDIC, and investment management activities conducted by PNC Capital Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser and wholly-owned subsidiary of PNC Bank. PNC does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice unless, with respect to tax advice, PNC Bank has entered into a written tax services agreement. PNC Bank is not registered as a municipal advisor under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 

“PNC Institutional Asset Management” is a registered mark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Investments: Not FDIC Insured. No Bank Guarantee. May Lose Value.

Important Information about Procedures for Opening a New Account
To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.

What this means for you: When you open an account, we are required by Federal law to ask for your name, street address, date of birth (for natural persons) and other information as required to identify you. This may include a request or requests for confirmatory information such as presentation of your driver’s license and/or other document(s).

Read a summary of privacy rights for California residents which outlines the types of information we collect, and how and why we use that information.

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