Category: Press

Important Considerations for the RFP Process (PLANSPONSOR)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with PlanSponsor on conducting service provider RFPs, and what small and large plans should consider throughout the process.…

The Pandemic Is Spurring OCIO Growth. Transparency Will Follow. (Institutional Investor)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with Institutional Investor about OCIO growth and how North Pier’s working group on data standards is…

Private Equity Investments Are Going to Lose Value. How Much Is Anyone’s Guess. (Institutional Investor)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with Institutional Investor about private equity investments amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  “There will probably be several…

Plan Sponsors Should Be Extra Vigilant During Severe Market Volatility (PLANSPONSOR)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with PLANSPONSOR on advice for fiduciaries during severe market volatility.  REGARDLESS OF THE CURRENT MARKET VOLATILITY, retirement…

How Investors, Advisors, and Sponsors Are Navigating COVID-19 (Benefits Pro)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with BenefitsPro about institutional investors, the markets, plan sponsor tips, volatility, and more. Investors of all kinds are…

What to Know About DB Plan Administration (PLANSPONSOR)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with PLANSPONSOR on what plan sponsors should understand about DB plan administration, the interplay of providers, and…

Tips on Searching for the Best OCIO in a Growing Market (CIO Magazine)

Evaluating or searching for an OCIO? North Pier’s Senior Analyst Joshua MacKenzie discusses RFPs, shortlists, and when to hire a search firm…

What to Look for When Monitoring Retirement Plan Advisors (PLANSPONSOR)

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg recently spoke with PLANSPONSOR on best practices for monitoring retirement plan advisors, and why it’s so important.  Spectrum…

On the hunt: How 401(k) plan sponsors can revamp the advisor selection process (BenefitsPro)

North Pier’s Senior Consultant Greg Metzger‘s recent article for Benefits Pro evaluates three options for selecting plan advisors. “As a 401(k)-plan sponsor,…

How To Avoid What 401(k) Plan Sponsors Fear Most About Investment Policy Statements (Forbes)

Where should plan sponsors go when crafting Investment Policy Statements? Jim Scheinberg offers his advice for his latest feature in Forbes.  Do you…