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Retirement Insurance

At BlackRock, our dedicated Retirement Insurance team is committed to helping insurance providers and advisors meet the ever-evolving retirement industry challenges.
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Why partner with BlackRock

As a leading asset manager for insurance companies, BlackRock looks to partner with our clients to maximize value and help policyholders achieve financial well-being. From investment capabilities to technology and relationship distribution support, our partners use BlackRock’s full breadth of capabilities to help reach their goals.

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Investment capabilities
Our extensive platform of investment strategies span across index and active management styles, asset classes, factors and regions.
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Sophisticated risk management
We leverage our industry-leading Aladdin® risk management technology to help create versatile retirement-focused investment plans.
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Depth of expertise
We serve as an extension of our client’s fund management team with dedicated service specialists with over 10 years of industry experience.

Our insurance offerings

VARIABLE INSURANCE FUNDS

Learn about BlackRock’s full range of variable insurance offerings

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Decumulation challenges and potential solutions
We explore why many retirees leave assets on the table and how guaranteed income solutions seeks to address the issue of spending enablement.
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Looking for more resources?

Access resources to help educate your clients and keep them focused on their goals.
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The Psychology of Investing program provides the tools to help you coach clients through the common, emotion-driven pitfalls that investors may face.
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Our library of client conversation starters provides key insights to help support you through tough client discussions.
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Our scenario tester helps you anticipate the risks to your client’s portfolio in different market scenarios to better prepare for the unexpected.

Meet our BlackRock team

With regional offices throughout the United States, our mission is to offer best-in-class service to insurance partners. BlackRock's dedicated Retirement Insurance team is responsible for understanding our clients and aligning their needs with comprehensive options.

Matt Soifer, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Distribution within BlackRock's Retirement Group
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Melissa Buccilli
Director, Head of Retirement Insurance Home Office within BlackRock's Retirement Group
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Sarah Garrity
Vice President, National Sales for the Annuity Distribution team within BlackRock’s Retirement Group
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Contact your local Retirement Insurance market leader for access to tools, resources, insight and expertise to help grow and enhance your business.
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Contact our dedicated Retirement Insurance team
Get in touch with BlackRock to learn how our Retirement Insurance team partners with insurance providers and advisors to help deliver better retirement outcomes for policyholders and investors.
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Common questions from insurance companies

  • BlackRock combines a deep understanding of the sub-advisory and insurance industry, with proven abilities to operate within a strict regulatory framework. In addition to one of the largest retail sales forces in the industry with 270+ investment management consultants facing off daily with financial advisors, BlackRock has market leaders who support index launches and educate distribution partners on our variable annuity offerings.

  • BlackRock currently works with over 20 different insurance carriers and broker-dealers.Do you offer networking events or opportunities to meet other insurance clients?

  • We offer a variety of events—including calls, workshops, forums and conferences—that allow insurance professionals to engage in debate around topical issues and to make better informed investment decisions. Contact us to learn about events for insurance clients.