Helping Sponsors & Participants

The job of public sector defined contribution administrator is one of the most complex in the retirement industry. From state and local legislation to labor contracts to federal regulation, layers of obstacles and barriers exist for plans all across the country that make it difficult for sponsors to understand how best to help participants achieve a secure retirement. Fortunately, the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) is here to help. With resources for both plan sponsors and industry members, NAGDCA actively works to help all our members navigate government defined contribution plans for the benefit of their participants. Learn more about the benefits of both government and industry membership below:

Government Membership
Industry Membership

National Representation

Our members serve in nearly all states and U.S. territories, and represent the finest minds and deepest experience in the industry. As a member, you gain access to that network at the push of a button through our Open Forum, and you can build those relationships in person each year at our annual conference – the premier event in public sector defined contribution. You can then continue your learning by accessing NAGDCA’s Best Practice Guides, a distillation of the most successful processes in plan design, participant engagement, plan administration, and much more! See the wide range of cities and states our members represent on our interactive membership map.

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First Class Data

As a member you will also have access to our innovative Data Center, which offers all plan sponsors an almost endless variety of ways to see how your plan stacks up to your peers. Evaluate fee structure, plan design, and industry opportunities from plans of all sizes, representing municipalities from across the country. The insightful analysis in our annual Perspectives in Practice Report will allow you to see national industry trends, and understand how your plan fits into the national picture. 

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It’s time to join the country’s largest and most insightful group of government defined contribution plan sponsors and industry representatives. Be part of our mission to provide the best data, practices, and networking in the industry today.

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