Press Release

Mesirow Retirement Advisory Services Receives Top Industry Accolade

  • Mesirow Retirement Advisory Services named to NAPA’s 2020 top Multi-office DC Advisory firm list

  • Receives honor for the second consecutive year

CHICAGO, April 13, 2021 – Mesirow is pleased to announce its Retirement Advisory Services team has once again ranked among the Top DC Advisor Multi-Office Firms by the National Association of Plan Advisors (“NAPA”) for year-end 2020.  

“We are honored to once again be among those named as NAPA’s 2020 top Multi-office DC advisory firms,” said David Dermenjian, President of Mesirow Retirement Advisory Services. “This industry recognition speaks to the dedication of the professionals within RAS and their sophistication in helping corporations, government entities and not-for-profit organizations manage their liabilities while simultaneously improving the effectiveness of their retirement plans. We remain laser-focused on delivering innovative advisory solutions that help plan sponsors and their employees achieve their goals and meet their fiduciary obligations.”

About Mesirow Retirement Advisory Services

With approximately $10.4 billion in assets under supervision,* we are dedicated to helping plan sponsors manage fiduciary risk, attract and retain employees and assist employees to achieve the best possible retirement outcomes.

About Mesirow

Mesirow is an independent, employee-owned financial services firm founded in 1937. Headquartered in Chicago, with locations around the world, we serve clients through a personal, custom approach to reaching financial goals and acting as a force for social good. With capabilities spanning Global Investment Management, Capital Markets & Investment Banking, and Advisory Services, we invest in what matters: our clients, our communities and our culture. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

Mesirow was recently named a 2021 Best Places to Work by  Crain’s Chicago Business for the fourth consecutive year.

*Assets under supervision comprise RAS assets under advisement and assets under management as of 12.31.20.

Named a 2020 Top Multi-Office DC Advisory Firm by the National Association of Plan Advisors (“NAPA”) (Received April 2021 for the year 2020 –  No licensing fees were paid for use of the ranking). In order to be considered for NAPA Top DC Advisor Multi-Office Firms list, applicants were required to complete a survey. NAPA Top DC Advisor Multi-Office Firms list is based on defined contribution (“DC”) assets under advisement as of December 31, 2019. Firms included had to have more than one physical office location and more than $1 billion. Rankings and/or recognition by unaffiliated rating services and/or publications are not indicative of a firm’s future performance nor do they evaluate the quality of services provided to clients or guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if Mesirow is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services, nor should they be construed as a current or past endorsement of Mesirow by any of its clients.

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