Craig P. Rosenthal FCA MAAA FSA EA

Partner, Mercer

Contact Information
1166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-345-2174
Fax: 212-345-7414
Craig is a Partner in Mercer’s Wealth business that has spent most of his 30-year career providing strategic consulting advice to large/complex and multinational organizations. In this capacity, Craig provides consulting advice related to all aspects of retirement income / post-retirement benefit program management, including: • Achieving funding, accounting and risk management objectives • Designing and implementing retirement program changes to appropriately balance sponsor objectives and participant needs • Evaluating corporate transactions, including due diligence and benefits harmonization • Assessing/resolving regulatory compliance issues In addition to his consulting responsibilities, Craig is a member of Mercer’s Actuarial Resource Network, a group of senior actuaries who provide technical guidance to Mercer’s consultants. Craig is a frequent contributor to Mercer’s intellectual capital development and is a thought leader on retirement security issues who has frequently met with Washington officials from the executive and legislative branches, including providing Congressional testimony to the House Ways & Means committee. Craig holds a BA in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and Enrolled Actuary under ERISA, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
CCA Member Since 2003
Corporate DB/DC Nonprofit DC Retiree Benefits Retiree Medical FAS106
Annual Meeting Program Committee
Benefits - 401(k) Investments Committee
Benefits Committee
Board of Directors
Budget and Finance Committee
Communities Committee
Enrolled Actuaries Conference Program Committee
Board of Directors
Budget and Finance Committee
Council of Committees
Engagement & Volunteerism Committee
Website Rebuild Task Force
Welcome Committee for New Members

402 - Reopening DB Plans 2024 CCA Annual Meeting (October 29, 2024)

202 - Decumulation/Retirement Income Planning in a DC World 2024 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2024)

002 - Business Session & Naked Networking with Kari Mirabal 2024 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2024)

Current State of Social Security Current State of Social Security Webinar (June 05, 2024)

SECURE 3.0 (SECURE 1.0 + SECURE 2.0): Actuaries Discuss DC 2024 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (March 13, 2024)

Best of the Gray, Blue, and Green Books 2024 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (March 12, 2024)

Evolving Retirement Landscape 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 17, 2023)

Window Programs and Workforce Reductions: Design, Administration, and Strategy 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 16, 2023)

Business Session & ChatGPT: Opening Bell for a New Era of AI 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 16, 2023)

Social Security and Medicare - State of the System 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 15, 2023)

Funding Method Changes - Where's the Fun in That? 2023 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 01, 2023)

Inflation and Other Economic Factors on Investments and Interest Rates 2023 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 01, 2023)

Plan Mergers and Spinoffs for DB and DC Plans (Frozen and Active Plans) 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 18, 2022)

Problem Solving Roundtable: Saving Social Security 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 18, 2022)

Cost Accounting Standards for Government Contractors 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 17, 2022)

Plan Terminations: Considerations 2022 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 06, 2022)

Improving and Saving Social Security 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2021)

Mergers and Acquisitions 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2021)

Update from the PBGC - Single Employer Edition 2021 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 03, 2021)

Funding Strategies - Getting the Most Bang for Your Clients' Buck 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 28, 2020)

IFRS vs. US GAAP Accounting 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 19, 2020)

Valuing Lump Sums 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2019)

Annuitization: Strategies and Realities 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2019)

Government Contracting 2019 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2019)

Current Topics for DC Plans 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2018)

Demystifying Proxy Calculations: Tricks, Traps and Treats 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2018)

Cost Accounting Reimbursement for Government Contractors—A Deeper Dive 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2017)

Cost Accounting Reimbursement for Government Contractors 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2016)

Cash Balance: Current Issues with Market-Based Plans 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2016)

Plan Mergers and Spinoffs Under PPA 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2016)

Cash Balance Design for Larger Plans 2015 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 14, 2015)

Hybrid Plan Rules & Market Rate of Return 2013 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2013)

Through the Looking Glass: A Multi-Perspective View of Retirement Plan Risk 2012 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2012)

Hybrid Regulations for Plans Large and Small 2011 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2011)

Eligible Charitable Plan 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 28, 2011)

Implications of Merging DB Plans 2010 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2010)

Resurgence of Hybrid Plans: Does One Size Fit All? 2008 CCA Annual Meeting (October 29, 2008)