Our advisors utilize their experience and expertise and that of their colleagues to develop the best solutions for your complex personal and professional financial situations.
Actionable planning strategies to inform and guide your decision-making.
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Partner Paul Chmielewski discusses common discretionary distribution standards to help mitigate trustee confusion on the topic.
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Whether you’re a leader, an owner of a successful business, a head of total rewards for a company, or a member of the finance committee of a non-profit organization, our planning, tax, investment, and retirement plan specialists provide practical, real-world answers to today’s pressing financial questions.
Principal Cheryl Donaldson shares an overview on the potential long-term value of maximizing 401(k) savings and the optimal 2023 401(k) contribution election amounts.
Wealth Management >
The financial lives of high-net-worth individuals are complicated. We understand the unique challenges you face and offer integrated planning solutions to grow, protect, and preserve your wealth across generations.
Investment Solutions >
Investing is a commitment to your future. It's a way to grow and preserve what you've earned. Our disciplined and goal-centric investment approach helps ensure your portfolio is positioned to withstand changing market and economic conditions.
Estate & Gift Planning >
Our advanced estate planning and wealth preservation solutions help you achieve your goals while mitigating tax liabilities. Recommendations are tailored to your unique situation and reflect our expansive knowledge of estate, trust, gift, and tax laws.
Financial Planning >
Successfully navigating the financial challenges that come with wealth involves planning, relevant advice, and an advisor who’s not afraid to say "no" when you ask, “can I afford this?” Cerity Partners does all three.
Insurance Planning & Risk Management >
Protect the life you and your family have worked so hard to build. We help you understand your current level of risk exposure and offer personalized solutions that seek to protect the vulnerable areas of your financial life.
Tax Planning & Preparation >
We design and implement tax optimization strategies including the creation of detailed tax projections and the preparation of personal, trust, and business tax returns.
Marital Financial Planning >
We’re here to help you create a comprehensive financial plan that reflects your shared vision. In the unfortunate event your marriage dissolves, we also provide divorce financial consulting.
Cross-Border Financial Planning >
Just because your professional life is spread across different regions of the world doesn’t mean your financial life has to be
complicated. Cerity Partners has extensive knowledge of U.S. and global tax laws and regulations, and we will work with you to preserve
and grow your wealth here and abroad.
Business Owner Advisory >
We work with owners of privately-held businesses to help them create and execute transition plans that provide a seamless and successful exit for themselves, their families and other stakeholders.
Family Office >
Our family office services span the spectrum from full financial management to helping you establish and coordinate your own family office. Whatever level of support you need, we can help.
Beneficiary Financial Counseling >
When an employee dies, the greatest gift you can give their family is care and support. Our Beneficiary Counseling Services help beneficiaries navigate the financial challenges that arise after the death of a loved one, helping them adjust to their “new normal.”
Executive Financial Counseling as a Corporate Benefit >
Your compensation and benefits offerings are a talent retention necessity and, arguably, your executives’ largest source of wealth creation. Executive Financial Counseling helps your senior leaders fully realize these benefits and boost your ROI in the process.
Executive Financial Counseling for Individuals >
The financial life of an executive is complicated, and coordinating all the elements takes time. We serve as your personal CFO, providing a more efficient and simpler way to manage your growing wealth.
Retirement Plan Advisory >
Secure retirements begin with a sound and effective plan. Our comprehensive approach is designed to address your goals and objectives while creating a premier retirement plan for your employees.
Defined Benefit Plans >
Our retirement plan advisors understand the intricacies of managing active, frozen, and terminating defined benefit plans. They work closely with you to develop a course of action to mitigate risk, reduce costs, and drive better results.
Defined Contribution Services >
With increasing attention focused on fiduciary roles and responsibilities, maintaining a sound retirement plan is more important than ever before. We help you measure five critical dimensions of plan success to increase your plan’s effectiveness and the retirement readiness of your employees.
Nonqualified Plan Management >
We work with your board of directors, HR, and executive compensation teams to develop powerful nonqualified plan solutions that positively impact your recruitment, retention, and bottom line.
Financial Wellness Coaching >
Your employees’ financial stress can have a cascading effect on absenteeism, morale, and productivity. Our comprehensive financial wellness coaching helps alleviate this stress, enabling employees to focus on their responsibilities at work.
Financial Administration >
Think of us as an extension of your administrative team, working behind the scenes to organize and execute the financial tasks necessary to keep your vision thriving for generations to come.
Investment Consulting Services >
Working with your board, we design and implement a comprehensive investment strategy that aligns with your mission, long-term goals, and cash flow requirements to generate the income needed to fund your initiatives, operations, and disbursements.
Outsourced Chief Investment Office >
Developing the internal investment expertise and infrastructure needed to balance your short-term operating needs and long-term funding is a complicated and time-consuming process. Our OCIO solution provides a more cost-effective and efficient way to achieve this balance.
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