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Robert A. Behar, FSA, MAAA, EA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
Chicago, IL, US

Tel: +1 312 7260677

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Professional Designations

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

Education

  • BBA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Masters, Actuarial Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Current Responsibility

Bob is an actuary in the Midwest Employee Benefits practice of Milliman, with office locations in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Omaha, providing consulting on employee benefit plans primarily for Taft-Hartley funds. He joined the firm in 2009.

Experience

Bob has more than 35 years of experience in the design, funding, communication, and administration of both qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, working with corporate, multiemployer, and public plan sponsors. He specializes in working with multiemployer funds on issues with the requirements of ERISA and the Pension Protection Act (PPA), including work on PPA funding projections and development of funding improvement and rehabilitation plans. In addition, his projects have included merger studies, consulting on withdrawal liability issues, plan design studies, and assumption analyses.

Prior to joining Milliman, Bob was a principal in a large international actuarial consulting organization. His responsibilities there included being the senior consultant and actuary for a Fortune 100 company for which he provided strategic consulting and overall responsibility for several other clients, including three multiemployer funds with assets in excess of $2 billion.

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