Looking for a pension plan design consultant for your firm? Set up a consultation with the TPS Group and explore these links.

At TPS Group, our pension plan design consultants specialize in pension plan design, retirement plan administration and actuarial consulting.

Pension Plan Design Consultant Divisions

The Pension Service

Retirement Plan Consultants (TPA Services)

Pension Plan Design Consultant Services

Retirement Administration Services Consulting

At TPS Group, we offer all of the services you need to simplify the management of your company retirement plan and to maintain compliance.


Pension Consultation Services Consulting

TPS Group is a Third Party Retirement Administrator (TPA) committed to your company's success.


401(k) Plans Consulting

Here at The Pension Service, we understand Retirement Plans and the importance that they play within your company; for both you and your employees. TPS Group works with businesses like yours to help achieve long-term success. The Pension Service will help you design a 401(k) Program that your employees can easily understand and feel confident participating in.


MEP Retirement Plans Consulting

Managing a retirement plan for your company shouldn’t be a burden. When you enroll in The Multiple Employer Plan from The Pension Service you benefit from the support of a company with 50 years of experience in administering retirement plans for businesses just like yours.


Profit Sharing Plans
Profit Sharing Plans Consulting

TPS Group offers the expertise needed to develop and implement a Profit Sharing Plan that is tailor fit to your business. As with 401(k) plans, you can make a profit-sharing plan as simple or as complex as you want. A profit-sharing plan is available for a business of any size, and it can be established even if a company already has other retirement plans.


Public Works Plans Consulting

A simple, low cost, innovative approach to Prevailing Wage Law Compliance. Our program offers an easy to understand solution that satisfies DOL requirements, while providing an open shop contractor the opportunity to not only lower their expenses, but reduce their liability.


Creative Plan Design Consulting

At The Pension Service, we are committed to provide the highest quality actuarial, consulting and retirement plan administration services by listening carefully and being responsive with creative solutions that meet the unique needs and objectives of our clients.


More Retirement Plan Types Consulting

We offer a variety of retirement plans for businesses of all sizes.

Pension Plan Design Consultant Team Members

James P. Cantey
James P. Cantey

President and Owner


Ella Aderhold
Ella Aderhold

Vice President, Pension Plan Design and Consulting


Pamela Clinch
Pamela Clinch

Defined Contribution Manager, Westbrook, ME location


Kristen Hescox
Kristen Hescox

Defined Contribution Manager, Buffalo NY location


Jennifer Davie, Esq.
Jennifer Davie, Esq.

Legal Counsel

Pension Plan Design Consultant Resources

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Human resource data – laws, policies, forms and tools


American Payroll Association (APA)
American Payroll Association (APA)

Payroll guidance and information

Pension Plan Design Consultant Frequently Asked Questions

What types of Pension Consultation Services are most commonly requested?

Employers typically seek Pension Consultation Services in the following areas:

  • Controlled Group analysis
  • Corrective processing consultation
  • ERISA, DOL, IRS compliance
  • DOL/IRS audit support
  • Analyze legislation affecting plan design and operation
  • VCP and VFCP filings
  • Plan Document and Compliance Consultation

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CLIENT Reviews

Crystal Gosa
"Professional, knowledgeable, and helpful"

Dear Gayle and James, I wanted to take a moment to notify you that Darlene has been an amazing partner to myself and LoadSpring Solutions. She has been very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. When any member of my team interacts with her they have a great experience and their inquiries are quickly answered. It seems rare these days to get a representative that cares so much for their clients and also displays such passion for their work and company. It is a pleasure working with Darlene. Thank you.


Very Responsive And Clear To Requests And Questions

Our service representative, Carol, is outstanding and very responsive and clear to requests and questions. Very professional yet pleasant.

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Office Locations

North Haven, CT

Tel: (203) 234-2229
Fax: (203) 234-8369

Acton, MA

Tel: (978) 369-2318
Fax: (978) 379-8481

Westbrook, ME

Tel: (207) 854-1304
Fax: (207) 854-1305

Buffalo, NY

Tel: (716) 839-9405
Fax: (716) 839-9713

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