Pete Neuwirth has over 35 years of executive benefits, pension and post-retirement benefit experience with major employee benefits consulting firms.
Pete currently serves as Senior Consulting Actuary at CapAcuity. In this role, Pete collaborates on the construction of the firm’s proprietary financial, tax, and funding models. He facilitates pricing negotiations with insurance companies and collaborates with CapAcuity team members on product design and development. He consults with clients on the analysis of product-level funding costs and corporate-owned life insurance (COLI) product optimization. Pete serves as a key resource and subject matter expert for CapAcuity’s relationships in the consulting and advisory communities.
Prior to CapAcuity, Pete was a senior consultant with Willis Towers Watson, and was a key member of that firm’s team of subject matter experts in the areas of non-qualified executive retirement programs including supplemental employee retirement plans (SERPs) and NQDC plans as well as the use of COLI and bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) to fund and hedge such benefits.
Previously, Pete served as the retirement practice leader for several major actuarial firms and was the leader of an actuarial practice before returning to Towers Watson in 2006. He has worked with both public and non-public organizations on the design, implementation and funding of defined benefit, defined contribution and post retirement health and welfare programs.
Pete has been actuary and consultant to many multi-national Fortune 500 corporations and has assisted his clients in numerous corporate transactions involving mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs. In addition, he has assisted the largest regulated companies in America address the numerous accounting, regulatory, plan design and funding issues posed by SFAS 106 and SFAS 112.
Pete has published several articles on pension and post retirement welfare plan issues. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences, and is the author of What’s Your Future Worth?, named by Wealth Management as one of the 10 best business books of 2015.
Pete received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and linguistics from Harvard College. He is a Fellow of both the Society of Actuaries and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries.