Author: North Pier

The Continually Evolving Role of ESG in Retirement Plan Investments

Senior Consultant Frank Szymanek’s latest article in Benefits Quarterly explores the continually evolving role of ESG in retirement plan investments.  The topic of…

OCIO Search Specialist Frank Szymanek Joins North Pier as Senior Search Consultant in New Chicago Office

North Pier Search Consulting is proud to announce the addition of Frank Szymanek to the firm as Senior Search Consultant. Based in…

Case Study: Global Reinsurance Company Actuary and Administrator Search

Scope North Pier was engaged to lead an Actuary and Administrator Search for a global reinsurance company for their $116 million retirement…

The US Labor Market and What to Expect From the Fed (Reuters)

Today, Managing Partner & CIO Jim Scheinberg was live on Reuters’ Trading at Noon. In his interview, Jim and host Elena Casas discuss…

RFP Academy: Evaluate Your Full Lineup, Not Just the Starting Pitcher

When selecting the right service provider for the job, be sure to evaluate a candidate’s full service team line-up, not just their…

Top 5 Tips for Changing Advisors

Plan sponsors seek to evaluate their advisors for a variety of reasons. As part of a plan sponsor’s fiduciary duty to monitor,…

Real Estate, Emerging Markets, and Valuations (Reuters)

Managing Partner & CIO Jim Scheinberg recently shared his insight on the red-hot real estate market, the emerging markets sector, and valuations…

OCIO Focus: How Are Viewpoints Evolving as We Move Through the Recovery?

The global economic recovery has gained traction in recent months. The quickening pace of vaccinations in the developed economies should inspire confidence…

Inflation Fears, Supply Shortages Drive Demand for Commodities (Reuters)

As the economy rebounds from the pandemic, rising prices are driving an increase in the price of commodities. How should an investor…

RFP Academy: Are Service Providers Playing Hard to Get?

Once you’ve organized your RFP process, finalized your set of well-thought out and specific questions, and issued the RFP out to candidates,…