BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meketa Investment Group, a global investment consulting firm, announced that Chairman and Managing Principal Jim Meketa received the CORPaTH Crystal Globe Award in December 2017.
Mr. Meketa was among three “Pension Defenders” honored by CORPaTH, an alliance of trustees, consultants, asset managers, administrators, elected officials and other professionals who oversee pension assets, Lifetime Income Security Accounts℠ (LISA) and Guaranteed Lifetime Income Accounts℠ (GLIA) for the benefit of working men and women. CORPaTH promotes high-quality corporate governance and responsible investment strategies, and educates members on issues critical to the current and future health of pension funds.
“We are very pleased to recognize Jim’s decades of work with defined benefit providers,” said CORPaTH Executive Director Ron Auer at the award ceremony. “Jim’s humble and deeply felt remarks in accepting the Lifetime Achievement award show that he is a true pension defender, whose efforts advising institutional plan sponsors will benefit the families of working men and women for generations to come.”
Mr. Meketa founded Meketa Investment Group in 1978 to provide a broad range of strategic investment advisory services to institutional clients. He serves as Chairman of the firm’s Board of Directors and is a member of its Private Markets Investment Committee and Investment Policy Committee. Meketa Investment Group has been providing investment consulting and advisory services to defined benefit plans for forty years, working with boards, investment staff, committees and trustees on all aspects of managing defined benefit investment programs.
“I have always believed that all American families deserve a dignified retirement, so it is a true honor to receive this award from CORPaTH, an organization I have long admired and whose mission to protect, promote and perpetuate defined benefit pensions I heartily endorse,” said Mr. Meketa. “I thank CORPaTH for this recognition and extend warm congratulations to my fellow honorees.”
About Meketa Investment Group
Founded in 1978, Meketa Investment Group is an employee-owned, full service investment consulting and advisory firm. As an independent fiduciary, the firm serves institutional investors in discretionary and non-discretionary roles. The firm consults on more than $500 billion in assets for over 150 clients. For more information, please visit www.meketagroup.com.