Defined Contribution

Building better retirement plans

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’ futures.

How we partner with DC advisors

BlackRock’s DC team can help you offer innovative solutions, informed by two decades of experience with participant behavior and changing markets. Our investment-only model is built to help plan sponsors put participant interests first—offering an unbiased approach across the industry’s deepest range of investments.
Innovative solutions
As a pioneer in target date, index and data-driven alpha strategies, we continue to evolve to help meet changing client needs.
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Plan design and investment analytics
With industry leading tools, we can help you evaluate plan design and investment menu construction for your clients and prospects.
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Participant communications
Our deep suite of resources are designed to offer strategies to help participants with their defined contribution plan.
Practice management
We deliver the latest industry trends and issues on fiduciary responsibility, fee transparency and effective plan reviews.

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Our investment solutions

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

Strategic plan design
Begin optimizing your DC plan for your participants with our plan analysis and reenrollment resources.
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Get timely insights on a broad range of issues that inform our research and investment approach for LifePath® every quarter.
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Retirement plan advisor tools

We help meet unique plan design needs through our dedicated suite of retirement tools.

Strengthen your practice with BlackRock DC

Understand trending topics in the industry to support your practice and client conversations.

Participant engagement
Our participant engagement resources incorporate best practices shaped by decades of DC experience.
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Explore reenrollment
Looking to drive retirement readiness? Reenrollment is one of the most impactful tools at your disposal.

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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.

Meet our team

Matt Soifer, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Distribution within BlackRock's Retirement Group
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Dan Yifru
Director, Head of Advisor Sold Internal Sales within BlackRock's Retirement Group
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Meet our team
Contact your local BlackRock DC consultant for access to tools, resources, insight and expertise to help grow and enhance your business.

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