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Into the Great Unknown

Fall 2022 Market & Economic Commentary Markets like clarity, even when the view may not be as rosy. As we conduct our…

Two-Phase Evaluation and OCIO Search Results in 50% Lower Fees for Energy Company’s $300k Pension Plan

In order to fulfill their fiduciary duty to monitor ERISA service providers, an energy exploration and production company engaged North Pier to…

What Plan Sponsors Should Expect From a Retirement Plan Adviser (PLANADVISOR)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg was quoted in PLANADVISER‘s recent article on what plan sponsors should expected from hiring a retirement plan adviser…

PLANSPONSOR Webinar: What to Expect from a Plan Advisor

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg was a panelist for PLANSPONSOR’s recent webinar on What to Expect from a Plan Advisor, now available to…

Volatile Markets, Growing Complexity Underscore Demand for OCIO (Pensions & Investments)

In his recent Special Report on CIO Outsourcing for Pensions & Investments, writer Palash Ghosh outlines why the demand for Outsourced Chief…

Highly Customized Search Helps Mission-Aligned Community Foundation Select the Optimal Partner

Background North Pier was engaged by a $500 million community foundation to lead a search for an investment consultant / OCIO to…

Capitulating or Cascading?

Summer 2022 Market & Economic Commentary If there was “nowhere to hide in Q1 of 2022,” as we led our Spring commentary,…

Summer 2022 Fiduciary Commentary

Summer 2022 Fiduciary Commentary Target Date Fund Lawsuits on the Rise A recent swarm of lawsuits has been challenging many of the…

Segal Marco Buys Milliman’s San Francisco-Based Consulting Practice (FundFire)

In a recent interview with FundFire, Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg spoke with author Justin Mitchell on institutional investment consultant Segal Marco Advisor’s recent…