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At Burke Group we specialize in three main practice areas that directly affect the long-term financial well-being of individuals, organizations and communities: Retirement Plan Consulting & Administration, Actuarial Consulting, and Compensation Consulting.

To each of our practice areas we bring a sense of stewardship and dedication to true professionalism. To us that means we look after the interests of our clients as our own. And we seek to do the right thing in the larger sense of that phrase; to do what’s best not only for a particular client, but also to maintain a perspective that serves the greater good.

We’re confident that taking the long view and charting a course accordingly will continue to serve the best interests of our clients.



Single Employer Pension Relief in the COVID-19 Rescue Bill

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) into law. The overall purpose of the bill is to provide relief from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the fifth round of COVID relief, ARPA is a sprawling bill which impacts many employer-provided benefits, including a large bail-out of multiemployer pension plans, changes to COBRA premium assistance, increased support for ACA premiums, paid sick and family leave credits, dependent care assistance, and section 162(m) changes, among others.

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Brian J. Schiedel

Principal – Retirement Plan Consulting

Brian Schiedel is responsible for monitoring daily valuation recordkeeping services, ensuring that transactions meet strict procedural guidelines, and providing compliance and other consulting services for Burke Group’s retirement plan clients. He serves as the direct Relationship Manager for more than 30 retirement plans.

Prior to joining Burke Group, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in management science from the State University of New York at Geneseo. He has also obtained the Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) designation through the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).