2018 Leadership Award Winners

National Retirement Security Week –
General Campaign

National Retirement Security Week –
Your Whole Story Campaign

Participant Education & Communication

2017 Leadership Award Winners

National Retirement Security Week – General Campaign

  • NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Oregon Public Employees Retirement System
  • Johnson County

National Retirement Security Week – Your Whole Story Campaign

  • County of Los Angeles

Participant Education/Effective Communication

  • Employees Retirement System of Texas – Summer Enrollment campaign
  • Employees Retirement System of Texas – Stay in the Family campaign
  • City of Memphis
  • Maryland Supplemental Retirement Plans
  • Nassau County

Plan Design

  • City of Milwaukee
  • State of Michigan
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • New York State Deferred Compensation Plan
  • State of North Carolina

Technology and Social Media

  • State of Alaska
  • State of Wisconsin
  • State of Michigan
  • County of San Diego
  • State of New Jersey

2016 Leadership Award Winners

National Retirement Security Week

  • City of Los Angeles
  • State of Michigan

Participant Education/Effective Communication

  • City of New York Deferred Comp
  • State of New Hampshire
  • State of North Carolina
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • State of Hawaii

Plan Design

  • State of Connecticut
  • City of Austin
  • County of San Mateo
  • South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority
  • State of North Carolina

Technology and Social Media

  • CalSTRS
  • State of Florida
  • Employees Retirement System of Texas

2015 Leadership Award Winners

Excellence in 403(b) Plans

  • CalSTRS
  • State of North Carolina

National Save for Retirement Week

  • City and County of Honolulu
  • County of Ventura, CA
  • State of Florida
  • State of Hawaii
  • State of North Carolina

Participant Education and Effective Communication

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • County of San Diego
  • State of Maine
  • State of Maryland
  • State of Oregon

Plan Design and Administration

  • City and County of Honolulu
  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • County of San Bernardino
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation
  • State of Maine

Technology and Social Media – (Tie for top 5 scores)

  • State of Missouri
  • MTA New York
  • State of Florida
  • State of Maryland
  • State of Oregon
  • State of Michigan

2014 Leadership Award Winners

National Save for Retirement Week

  • City and County of Honolulu
  • County of San Diego
  • County of Ventura
  • State of Connecticut
  • State of Hawaii

Participant Education and Effective Communication – (Tie for top 5 scores)

  • City of Austin
  • County of Gwinnett
  • Kern County
  • State of Maryland
  • State of Michigan
  • State of New Jersey
  • State of North Carolina

Plan Design

  • City of Portland
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • State of Michigan
  • State of North Carolina

Technology and Social Media

  • City of Foster City
  • City of Los Angeles
  • State of Florida
  • State of Missouri
  • State of Washington

2013 Leadership Award Winners

Participant Education and Effective Communication

  • County of Los Angeles, CA
  • State of Oregon
  • State of Michigan
  • State of New York
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NY

Plan Design

  • State of Missouri
  • State of New Jersey
  • Pasadena, CA
  • City of St. Louis, MO
  • State of Connecticut

National Save for Retirement Week – (Tie for top 5 scores)

  • State of New Jersey
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NY
  • Oakland County, MI
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago, IL
  • City and County of Honolulu, HI
  • University of North Carolina

Technology and Social Media

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NY
  • State of Louisiana

2012 Leadership Award Winners

Effective Communication

  • City of Los Angeles, CA
  • City of New York, NY
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of Michigan

Plan Design – (Tie for top 5 scores)

  • County of Los Angeles, CA
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation
  • San Mateo County, CA
  • State of New Jersey
  • State of North Carolina

National Save for Retirement Week

  • City and County of Honolulu, HI
  • City of Houston, TX
  • County of Santa Clara, CA
  • Oakland County, MI
  • State of Delaware

2011 Leadership Award Winners

NS4RW Leadership Award Winners

Special Award of Distinction:

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – A Pennsylvania Piggy Tale (TIE)
  • State of Maryland – SAVING$ EXPO (TIE)
  • State of New Jersey – National Save for Retirement Week Campaign
  • State of North Carolina – National Save for
    Retirement Week Campaign

Other Award Winners:

  • City and County of Honolulu, HI – What’s Your Game Plan for the Future?
  • City of Houston, TX – F.R.E.E. Summit
  • City of San Jose, CA – National Save for Retirement Week Educational Campaign
  • County of Santa Clara, CA – “Coffee on us today, Savings for you tomorrow”
  • Government of the District of Columbia – National
    Save for Retirement Week Campaign
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority – National
    Save for Retirement Week Campaign
  • Multnomah County, OR – Participant Outreach & Communication
  • State of California – Financial Fitness Fair
  • State of Connecticut – What’s Your Game Plan for the Future?
  • State of Florida – National Save for Retirement Week Publication
  • State of Hawaii – National Save for Retirement Week Campaign
  • State of Louisiana – Pre-retiree Seminar

Plan Design and Administration Leadership Award Winners

Special Award of Distinction:

  • City and County of Honolulu, HI – Compliance Audit
  • State of North Carolina – Transfer Benefit
  • State of South Carolina – Fiduciary Responsibility Education and Communication

Other Award Winners:

  • State of Florida – Distribution Guide
  • State of Florida – Enrollment
  • State of Hawaii – Helping Participants Cope
  • State of Maryland – Roth 401(k)/Roth 457(b) Rollout
  • State of Ohio – New – Enhanced Website
  • State of Wisconsin – Governance and Reference Manual
  • Washoe County, NV – Implementation of Roth 457

Effective Communication Leadership Award Winners

Special Award of Distinction:

  • Commonwealth of Virginia – Member Benefit Profile – Retirement Income Gap Analysis
  • Oakland County, MI – Retirement Website – Outreach and Education
  • State of Michigan – Personal Evaluation Campaign

Other Award Winners

  • Alameda County, CA – Plan Participant Education Sessions
  • City & County of San Francisco, CA – Live Your Retirement Dreams
  • City of New York, NY – Financial Planning Seminars
  • City of San Jose, CA – National Save for Retirement Week Educational Campaign
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky – Live Chat
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky – Transition of Plans
  • County of San Bernardino, CA – Invest In Your Future…Today!
  • County of San Diego, CA – Health and Human Services Agency Enrollment Campaign
  • County of San Mateo, CA – Custom Web Portal
  • Johnson County, KS – “START” TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR FUTURE TODAY
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NY – Annual Communication Campaign
  • Milwaukee County, WI – “Did you know…” Campaign
  • Monroe County, NY – “Retirement is a 3 Legged Stool – is Yours Steady?”
  • Multnomah County, OR – Participant Outreach & Communication
  • Nassau County, NY – Conversion Campaign
  • Orange County Sanitation District, CA – Communication Campaign
  • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, CA – Educational Webinars and Financial
  • State of Arizona – Financial Fitness Expo
  • State of California – Financial Fitness Fair
  • State of California – Saving Plus Rebrand
  • State of Delaware – DelawareSaves.com
  • State of Florida – Distribution Guide
  • State of Florida – Enrollment
  • State of Florida – Restart Publication
  • State of Michigan – Quick Enroll Campaign
  • State of Nevada – Getting Started with NDC
  • State of New Jersey – Increasing Deferrals campaign
  • State of New Mexico – “Who Wants to be a Tagline Writer?” Tagline Contest/Campaign
  • State of New York – “Your Missing Piece?”
  • State of North Carolina – Public Employees Online Survey
  • State of Oklahoma – Department of Corrections “Fit Hal” Campaign
  • State of Oregon – Comeback Campaign
  • State of Tennessee – Dual Enrollment Campaign to Maximize Contributors
  • State of Texas – Texa$aver Program
  • State of West Virginia – Building a Bridge to Your Future
  • Suffolk County, NY – Enhancing Participation and Improving Retirement Revenue Stream