Meet the Team

Three questions with Bill Ryan, President and Chief Fiduciary Officer of Newport Trust Company.

Required Minimum Distribution Rules Refresher

Most retirement plans require savers to begin taking annual distributions when they reach age 70½, including 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, governmental 457(b) plans, SEP IRA plans, SIMPLE IRA plans, and traditional IRAs.1 These plans hold primarily pre-tax contributions with tax-deferred investment earnings, so the required minimum distribution (RMD) rules ensure these tax-sheltered savings ultimately become taxable.

A Major Milestone: One Million Plan Participants

Walnut Creek, CA—November 15, 2017—We are pleased to announce that Newport Group has achieved a major milestone: providing service to more than one million retirement and benefit plan participants.

2017/2018 CRB Survey: A Sneak Peek

Newport Group's Compensation Consulting team is issuing their 2017-2018 Compensation, Retirement and Benfits Trends Report this month. The survey features key survey data as well as commentary and analysis of the latest trends and strategies for managing compensation, retirement and benefits programs.

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Newport Group, Inc. and its affiliates provide recordkeeping, plan administration, trust and custody, consulting, fiduciary consulting, insurance and brokerage services. Fiduciary consulting services are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., an SEC-registered investment adviser and FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and Newport Group Consulting, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Newport Group Securities, Inc. and Newport Group Consulting, LLC are affiliates of Newport Group, Inc. All securities transactions are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., in its role as broker-dealer. All fiduciary consulting services are provided through the registered investment advisers. When offering variable insurance products, Newport Group Securities, Inc. acts solely in its capacity as a broker-dealer. Trust and custody services provided by Newport Trust Company, a New Hampshire state chartered trust company and wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Group, Inc.