David Scharf FCA MAAA EA

Principal, Retirement Consulting, Buck

Contact Information
Buck
200 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ 07096-1533
US
Phone: 201-912-6806
Email: david.scharf@buck.com
David Scharf, an Actuary and Principal with Buck, serves as the Wealth Practice Leader for Innovation, and Executive Benefits and M&A Centers of Excellence Leader. He has over 25 years of experience advising clients on their employee benefits programs.
CCA Member Since 2000
Corporate DB/DC General Management Nonprofit DC Other Pension Subset Retiree Benefits Strategic Planning
Annual Meeting Program Committee
Board of Directors
Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Continuing Education Committee
Council of Committees
Webinar Committee
Annual Meeting Program Committee
Board of Directors
Communities Committee
Continuing Education Committee
Exam Prep Task Force
Strategic Planning Committee
Webinar Committee
Welcome Committee for New Members

Being Conscious About Unconscious Bias Being Conscious About Unconscious Bias Webinar (December 01, 2021)

Predictive Analytics and Participant Behavior 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2021)

Nonqualified Executive Plans: A Look From Participants’ Eyes 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2021)

International Actuarial Practice for Domestic U.S. Actuaries International Actuarial Practice for Domestic U.S. Actuaries Webinar (September 15, 2021)

Late Breaking Developments 2021 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 03, 2021)

Finding Your Voice, Even When The Conversation Is Tough Finding Your Voice, Even When The Conversation Is Tough (January 13, 2021)

Financing Nonqualified Plan Liabilities 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 26, 2020)

Interactive Ethics 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 20, 2020)

Executive Benefits: Strategy and New Developments 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 20, 2020)

COVID-19 and Retirement COVID-19 and Retirement Webinar (September 23, 2020)

Leadership Effectiveness – How To Say Anything To Anyone Leadership Effectiveness – How To Say Anything To Anyone Webinar (June 17, 2020)

Fun with Funding: Strategies for Big and Small Plans (Single Employer) Fun with Funding: Strategies for Big and Small Plans (Single Employer) Webinar (December 11, 2019)

Operating in Compliance With 409A in Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 30, 2019)

The Big Wide World of Executive Benefits: Prevalence and Practice by Industry and Environment 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 30, 2019)

The Secret History of Excise Taxes (Defined Benefit Edition): A Practical Primer 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 29, 2019)

Effect of Tax Reform on Nonqualified Plans 2019 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 08, 2019)

Basics of Nonqualified Plans 2019 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 08, 2019)

Wellness Everything – Health, Wealth, Life and Everything In-Between Wellness Everything – Health, Wealth, Life and Everything In-Between Webinar (February 13, 2019)

Executive Benefits and Nonqualified Plans 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2018)

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

Late Breaking Developments 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2018)

Nondiscrimination Testing Gotchas 2018 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 10, 2018)

Actuarial and Legal Issues with Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation 2018 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 10, 2018)

Pensions at Risk: Guarding the Underfunded Cookie Jar Pensions at Risk: Guarding the Underfunded Cookie Jar Audio/Webcast (February 14, 2018)

Opioids In America: An Epidemic in the Making Opioids In America: An Epidemic in the Making Audio/Webcast (November 08, 2017)

Business Session and Keynote Speaker Vanessa Van Edwards 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2017)

Actuarial Issues with Non-qualified Deferred Compensation 2017 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 05, 2017)

Proxy and Related Calculations 2017 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 03, 2017)

ASOP Updates - What You Need To Know and Why (They Are Good for You) ASOP Updates – What You Need To Know and Why (They Are Good for You) Audio/Webcast (February 08, 2017)

Presidential Politics and Policy: Benefits Under Debate Presidential Politics and Policy: Benefits Under Debate Audio/Webcast (September 14, 2016)

Actuarial Issues with Non-qualified Deferred Compensation 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 13, 2016)

Non-Discrimination Testing Gotchas 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 12, 2016)

Financial Wellness 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 11, 2016)

Executive Benefits: Choices and Concerns from the Practical to the Prudent Executive Benefits: Choices and Concerns from the Practical to the Prudent Audio/Webcast (November 11, 2015)

Employer Participation in Multiemployer Plans: A 360° Perspective 2015 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2015)

Mergers and Acquisitions: Industry Differences, Different Perspectives 2015 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2015)

Latest Issues and Trends in the Non-Qualified World 2015 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2015)

Actuarial Issues With Non-qualified Deferred Compensation 2015 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 13, 2015)

Old is All the Rage: Longevity Annuities and Other Possibilities for Providing Lifetime Income Old is All the Rage: Longevity Annuities and Other Lifetime Income Possibilities Audio/Webcast (December 03, 2014)

Dealing With PBGC: Early Warning Program Negotiations, M&A Transactions, and More 2014 CCA Annual Meeting (October 20, 2014)

Late Breaking Developments 2014 CCA Annual Meeting (October 20, 2014)

Actuarial Issues with Non-qualified Deferred Compensation 2014 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 26, 2014)

Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans: Issues and Challenges 2013 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2013)

Dealing with Underfunded Plans: PBGC Issues 2013 CCA Annual Meeting (October 21, 2013)

Actuarial Issues with Non-qualified Deferred Compensation 2013 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 10, 2013)

A Practical Guide to Dealing With PBGC "Downsizing" Liability 2012 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2012)

Non-Discrimination Testing -- Advanced Topics 2012 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 27, 2012)

Nonqualified DB Plans – What Services Might My Client Expect? 2011 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2011)

PPA Hot Topics PPA Hot Topics (May 11, 2011)

FICA & Early Inclusion 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 30, 2011)

Managing Credit Balances and Quarterlies 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 29, 2011)

Multiemployer Workshop 2010 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2010)

Benefit Restrictions – Amendments and UCEB 2010 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 13, 2010)