Defined contribution

Defined Contribution

Retirement is more complex than ever before. That’s why many of the world’s largest defined contribution (DC) plans trust BlackRock with their participants’ retirement futures.

Why defined contribution plans partner with BlackRock

As a global defined contribution investment-only provider, BlackRock DC provides a breadth of capabilities and depth of knowledge across asset management, plan design, client engagement and participant communications.

Depth of expertise
Depth of expertise
Over three decades of defined contribution experience and more than 100 dedicated DC professionals.
Innovative solutions
Innovative solutions
As a pioneer in target date, index and data-driven alpha strategies, we continue to evolve to help meet changing client needs.
Strategic plan design
Strategic plan design
BlackRock's technology analyzes plan features to help you understand and prioritize changes to your plan design.

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Investment capabilities

Defined contribution plans have become the primary way most Americans save for retirement. Let BlackRock help you design a plan that’s built to achieve participants’ retirement goals.

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Common questions about our products and services

  • Retirement is changing, with people living longer and investing in more challenging markets. That’s why many of the world’s largest DC plans trust BlackRock with their participants’ retirement futures. As a global defined contribution investment-only provider, BlackRock provides a breadth of capabilities and depth of knowledge across asset management, plan design, and participant communications.

  • As a BlackRock client, you have access to innovative solutions informed by decades of how participants work, earn, spend and behave in changing market regimes. As a pioneer in target date, index and data-driven alpha strategies, we continue to evolve to help meet changing client needs through new investment solutions and award-winning participant engagement strategies.

  • Being a BlackRock client means you have access to dedicated partners who can help with everything from seamless product implementation to plan optimization and helping effectively engage participant populations. With 100+ dedicated DC professionals, we act as an extension of your team.

  • BlackRock believes that effective communication is crucial, so it shouldn’t be taken lightly—but it doesn’t have to be costly or time-consuming. Your understanding of your organization, paired with our DC plan communications expertise, will allow us to build a strategy that helps motivate your employees to act.

  • Risk management is at the heart of everything we do. Your participants benefit from the power of Aladdin®, BlackRock’s risk analytics, portfolio management and trading platform. Aladdin leverages the collective intelligence of over $15 trillion in assets to help us better understand the exposures and risks across every product and asset class we manage.

  • BlackRock is dedicated to delivering insights that provide greater clarity on optimizing your plan and reaching your objectives. Retirement insights include propriety research, demographic and economic trends, and investment commentary that can help you understand emerging risks and opportunities.

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Meet our team

With regional offices throughout the United States, BlackRock’s dedicated Defined Contribution team serves as consultative partners to clients as well as thought leaders on industry trends.

Matt Soifer, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Institutional Distribution for US and Canada Defined Contribution
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Craig Voelker
Managing Director, DC Midwest
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Jeremy Kish
Director, DC West Coast
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Ashwini Apte
Director, Consultant Relations
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Erin Wikander
Director, 403(b)
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