Building better retirement plans


Evolving retirement plan menus for a new market regime


What macro trends may mean for LifePath portfolios


Monthly insights on current and historical market trends


A leading defined contribution investment-only provider

As BlackRock, we help you offer innovative solutions that are 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. Here's how:

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Innovative solutions

Creating innovative target date solutions

Helping participants prepare for retirement

We’ve created powerful investment solutions like the target date fund, giving more and more people – like teachers, nurses, and doctors’ – access to professional management for their retirement savings, without the guesswork of managing market ups and downs.

Plan design
Strategic plan design

Sharpening plan design

Driving better participant outcomes

With industry leading tools, we can help you evaluate plan design and investment menu construction for your clients and prospects. Leverage the experience of our team to integrate best practices on plan design, menu construction, plan benchmarking and plan implementation.

Participant engagement
Participant communication

Enhancing participant engagement

Education for every step of the retirement journey

Effective communication is crucial, so it shouldn’t be taken lightly. When you work with BlackRock, we work with you and your clients to make communications easier. Our suite of communications are aimed at engaging and educating participants to help them get the most out of their retirement plan.

Industry insights

Delivering industry-leading insights

Get up to date with the latest trends on plan investments

Gain perspectives on a range of topics and trends such as plan design, participant engagement, regulatory trends, and market updates. Our dedicated research team is continuously analyzing the changing marketplace to help capture and share valuable insight that can help drive conversations with your clients.


Investment solutions that match your clients goals and values

Defined contribution plans have become the primary way most Americans save for retirement. Our full range of solutions seek to help your clients design a plan that’s built to achieve their participants’ retirement goals.

Index funds
Low cost, efficient index implementations

With decades of investment management, our LifePath Index funds seeks to provide a diversified mix of index exposures implemented by BlackRock, the world’s largest index provider.1

Active funds
Ability to adapt to changing markets

Our LifePath Dynamic funds have the flexibility to deliver return and manage risk over time allocating to a mix of active and index investments adjusting with the market’s inevitable ups and downs, helping to close participants’ savings gaps.

Core menu
Deep range of choices to build a plan menu

Explore our funds for your defined contribution plans core investment menu, consisting of active equity funds, fixed income and index mutual funds.

Retirement income
Building retirement security for life

With a new generation entering retirement dependent almost entirely on savings, we are building solutions for plan sponsors that seeks to provide participants with access to lifetime income.

Meet our team

With regional offices throughout the United States, BlackRock’s dedicated defined contribution team serves as consultative partners to financial advisors and platform wholesalers, as well as thought leaders on industry trends.

Tyler Neenan
Head of Intermediary-sold External Sales within BlackRock's Retirement Group
Tina Sanchez
Head of DC National Accounts within BlackRock's Retirement Group

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