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Vanessa M. Vaag, FSA, MAAA, EA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
Little Falls, NJ, US

Tel: +1 973 5695629

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries
  • Enrolled Actuary, ERISA


  • BS (summa cum laude), Mathematics and Economics, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Current Responsibility

Vanessa Vaag is a principal and consulting actuary with the Little Falls, New Jersey Employee Benefits practice of Milliman. She joined the firm in 1994.


Vanessa specializes in corporate retirement plan consulting. Areas of expertise include all aspects of design, administration, valuation, and consulting on defined benefit plans, supplemental executive plans, and retirement incentive programs. Client assignments include ongoing plan valuation and administration, GAAP and SSAP financial accounting, budgeting and cost projections, legislative compliance, and design and redesign of benefit plans. She has extensive experience with asset-liability forecasts and de-risking strategies, plan terminations, and is an active member of Milliman’s international merger and acquisition team.

Vanessa regularly speaks before professional and client groups. Her clients have included public entities, hospitals and other not-for-profit organizations, professional organizations, and international corporations.

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