Awards and Honors

Plansponsor Magazine

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​The retirement industry's leading publication awarded Newport 70 “Best in Class” awards in its 2019 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 2019 list of top providers, Newport earned high marks in the following categories:
#7 in most defined contribution plans added in 2018
#3 and #5 in 403(b) ERISA and non-ERISA plans
#1 in non-qualified plan assets
#10 in plans serviced between $10 million to $100 million



DALBAR, a leading independent market research firm for the financial services industry has ranked Newport's corporate website as one of the "triendiest" 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

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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. It also reflects the growth of our entire retirement business—both qualified and non-qualified.


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