Funston Advisory Services, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Funston Advisory Services LLC (FAS) is recognized as one of the nation's preeminent advisors to public retirement systems in the areas of governance, operations and risk intelligence. We are distinguished by the caliber and experience of our team and the quality and pragmatism of our advice. Our approach is based on leading practices, tempered with decades of practical experience based upon what actually works in specific circumstances. We provide solutions to address complex problems which improve system performance.

Increasingly, we are the team that public retirement systems are turning to for help in governance and operational matters. We tailor our teams to each client's needs to ensure their success.

Over the past seven years, FAS has assisted a growing number of public retirement systems and sovereign wealth funds in evaluating their fiduciary performance and identifying governance, regulatory, risk, policy, and operational process improvement priorities.

We wrote the book - literally - on helping public pension trustees better understand their responsibilities, the unique world of public retirement system governance, and how their system compares to leading practices at peer systems. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of "One of a Kind! A Practical Guide for 21st Century Public Pension Trustees," click the book cover below.
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Pensions & Investments interview with Rick...

(07/19/2017) Rick Funston was interviewed by Sophie Baker of Pensions & Investments at the P&I 4th Annual Global Future of Retirement Conference in New York City. Rick tells P&I that good governance is ultimately about improving the performance of organizations charged with offering participants retirement security. To view the video, click here:,%20managing%20partner,%20Funston%20Advisory%20Services%20LLC/0_0ynuice9

Rick Funston speaks on panel at Pensions &...

(07/03/2017) On June 27, 2017, Rick Funston spoke on a governance panel, along with Derek Dobson, CEO and plan manager of the College of Applied Arts & Technology Pension Plan, Ontario, and Sadayuki Horie, senior researcher with Nomura Research Institute, at the Pensions & Investments Global Future of Retirement Conference in New York City. For a summary of the comments made by the panel, click here:

“Public fund trustees facing host of...

(06/26/2017) The June 26, 2017 issue of Pensions & Investments includes an article about the myriad of challenges facing public pension systems and their trustees. The article discusses examples with the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund, and the Kentucky Retirement System, and includes comments from FAS team members Rick Funston, Randy Miller, Keith Johnson and Keith Ambachtsheer. To read the article, click here:

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