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2018 Financial Times (FT) 401 Top Retirement Plan Adviser

David Griffin Recognized as One of the Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers

Atlanta, GA — October 3, 2018 — David Griffin of Atlanta Retirement Partners in Atlanta (ARP) was recently named to the 2018 Financial Times (FT) 401 Top Retirement Plan Adviser list. Financial Times and Ignites Research, aim to provide a list of elite professionals who specialize in advising on US employers’ defined contribution plans and ARP is honored to have made the list! 

The FT Top DC Adviser Firms is a compilation of elite advisers specializing in serving DC plans, including 401(k) pensions and other DC accounts. 

The formula the FT uses to grade advisers is based on seven factors and calculates a score for each adviser. The factors were: DC assets under management (AUM), Specialization in the DC business, Growth rate in DC plan business, Years of experience advising DC plans, Industry certifications, Participation rate in DC plans advised. Compliance record.

The 4th annual list of Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers, is available online at

About Atlanta Retirement Partners  

Atlanta Retirement Partners serves more than fifty institutional retirement plans for various governmental, private and tax-exempt organizations.  The firm’s service philosophy is that “people come first.” The success of an employee retirement program is measured by individual employee retirement outcomes.

 In recent years, qualified plan administration has grown increasing complex, both for the plan sponsor and the participant.  Atlanta Retirement Partners works with retirement plan sponsors to create and follow a process that seeks to both fulfill fiduciary responsibility and drive positive retirement outcomes.  ARP and founder, David Griffin, have been recognized for working directly with plan participants as well as plan sponsors, seeking input from both to develop retirement programs that address the needs of both.  These efforts have helped promote more successful retirement programs, where employees better understand their retirement plan, their personal goals, and how today’s decisions will impact their retirement. “That’s why we take a very hands-on approach to employee education”, Griffin notes.

Securities and Retirement Plan Consulting Program advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, member FINRA/SIPC. Other advisory services offered through IFG Advisory, LLC, a registered investment advisor. Atlanta Retirement Partners and IFG Advisory, LLC, are separate entities from LPL Financial.