Awards and Honors


Plansponsor Magazine logo - List of Top Providers
​The retirement industry's leading publication awarded Newport 64 “Best in Class” awards in its 2020 Defined Contribution Survey. We also earned the #1 ranking in total awards for those markets in which we compete.

PLANSPONSOR also recognized Newport as one of the nation's largest defined contribution recordkeepers.* In its recent surveys of top providers, Newport earned high marks in the following categories:
Top 5 in most defined contribution plans added in 2019
Top 5 in 403(b) ERISA and non-ERISA plans
Top 10 in 403(b) ERISA plan assets
Top 10 in plans serviced between $10 million to $100 million


DALBAR, a leading independent market research firm for the financial services industry, ranked our participant website #3 and our sponsor website #6 in its most recent quarterly review of the online experiences offered by nearly 30 national retirement services providers. 

The firm also ranked Newport's corporate website as one of the "trendiest" in the industry. In its review of the site's overall design, usability and style, DALBAR praised for:

"A large open composition banner, complete with rich corresponding background and big, bold type"
"Fun yet vivid pastels"
"Attractive menus that give site navigation a little extra zing"


Glassdoor OpenCompany logo - recognized for transparency
Glassdoor, a national job and recruiting site, has recognized Newport for embracing transparency and for providing an accurate depiction of its culture and workplace.

The OpenCompany distinction honors Newport for its commitment to transparency.

Military Spouse Employee Partnership

 Military Spouse Employment Partnership badge

Newport is a proud supporter of our military service members and their families. In partnership with the Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership, we strive to bridge military responsibility and professional growth by connecting active and retired military spouses with rewarding careers. Read more about the program here

* PLANSPONSOR magazine’s 2019 Recordkeeping Survey ranked Newport 18th out of the more than 55 firms featured in the survey. In the publication's 2020 Recordkeeping Survey, Newport was ranked Newport 17th out of the more than 53 firms featured in the survey. Both surveys reflect the growth of our entire retirement business—both qualified and non-qualified.


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