ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC

Investment Management with ADP
Share:

Make the most of your business’ retirement plan.

With ADP Strategic Plan Services, you can rely on us to provide investment services that are designed to fit the needs of your plan and lighten your worries from managing fiduciary obligations to offering a diversified fund menu.

Objective Approach

Objective Approach
We use data, industry trends,
and financial best practices to help meet the investment needs of your workforce.

Focused Research

Focused Research
We use data, industry trends,
and financial best practices to help meet the investment needs of your workforce.

Detailed Insight

Detailed Insight
We get to know your plan and its specific objectives, providing investment options that meet the unique needs of your participants.

Find the right investment service for your plan.

With two flexible services to choose from, making critical investment decisions is easy.

3(21) Investment
Advisory Services


Provides advice and guidance to your plan’s investment fiduciary
and assists with the selection and monitoring of your plan’s investment options.


• I already have an investment manager or committee.

• I am seeking additional guidance with selection and monitoring.

• I want to be involved in making critical investment decisions for my business.

3(38) Investment
Management Services


Acts as an investment manager for your plan and assumes full investment discretion for selecting, monitoring, and replacing investment options for your plan.


• I need an investment manager for my plan.

• I want someone to perform the selection and monitoring for me.

• I want a do-it-for me approach to making critical investment decisions for my plan.

Contact us now to choose your service.

844-912-3742

Meet the experienced team behind ADP
Strategic Plan Services

Our Investment Committee is here to help you make the most of your retirement plan.

James Buccella, CMFC®
President of ADP Strategic Plan Services
29+ years experience
Experience in retirement, trust services, and investment client experience
Clifton Wallace Jr., CMFC®, CRPS®
Director of Investment Services
21+ years experience
Responsible for investment analysis, performance reporting and investment recommendations
Russell Sullivan, CFS®
Investment Committee Chair
15+ years experience
Accountable for platform-level investment oversight, operations, and support
Greg Anderson, CMFC®
Member, Investment Services Committee
14+ years experience
Responsible for reviewing, reporting, and pricing evaluations
Kevin Merrow, CFP®, CMFC®, CRPS®
Member, Investment Services Committee
13+ years experience
Conducts investment analysis and performance reporting


ADP Strategic Plan Services FAQs

  • What is ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC?

    • What is ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC?

      ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC is an affiliate of ADP, LLC (ADP) and a separate, indirect subsidiary of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. that provides fiduciary investment management services including the analysis, selection, monitoring, and if necessary, replacement of investment options on behalf of employer-sponsored retirement plans.

  • Why was ADP Strategic Plan Services created?

    • Why was ADP Strategic Plan Services created?

      ADP is changing the way it delivers retirement planning services in light of the investment advice regulation issued by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) on April 6, 2016.

      This regulation specifies that anyone providing recommendations or advice related to investments to retirement plans that are subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a fiduciary.

      To continue to service our clients' plan investment needs, we created ADP Strategic Plan Services – an SEC-registered investment advisory firm - to provide investment management, advisory, and oversight.

      This new offering will enhance the services ADP makes available to retirement plan recordkeeping clients.

  • How can ADP Strategic Plan Services help strengthen my business’s retirement plan?

    • How can ADP Strategic Plan Services help strengthen my business’s retirement plan?

      ADP Strategic Plan Services is committed to providing our defined contribution retirement plan clients with investment services that help them better manage their investment fiduciary obligations, gain access to a diverse groups of funds, and offer plan participants a diversified fund menu.

      We are focused on contributing toward your participants retirement readiness. Our objective is to help you design an investment menu that fits the investing needs of your plan and its participants.

  • Why is an investment service good for my business?

    • Why is an investment service good for my business?

      As a fiduciary, it’s important to follow the standards of conduct outlined in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Among other responsibilities, this includes carrying out your duties prudently — a high standard that requires expertise in a number of areas, like investment selection and monitoring.

      To help plan sponsors manage fiduciary risk, ADP, LLC makes investment fiduciary support services available through its affiliate ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC. With these services, you can better manage fiduciary risk associated with investment selection and monitoring by adding the level of ERISA fiduciary support that’s right for your business.

Put ADP Strategic Plan Services to work for you today.

Sign Up

Have questions? Want to learn more?

Let’s talk.

855-583-4407

1. Evolving Risks, Structure and Strategies in Retirement Plan Governance, Willis Towers Watson. July 2016
2. Evolving Risks, Structure and Strategies in Retirement Plan Governance, Willis Towers Watson. July 2016
3. 2017 Defined Contribution Trends Survey, Callan Institute. December 2016
4. “ADP” refers to ADP, LLC and its affiliates other than ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC.
5. Tiers consist of investment funds that make payments to ADP within a set range of compensation, in the form of 12b-1 fees, shareholder servicing fees, or similar fees. ADP takes this compensation into account in setting its fees for recordkeeping services. Your selection of a Tier thus is a decision about some or all of the compensation to be received by ADP in connection with its services to your plan.
6. Plan sponsors are responsible for reviewing investment tiers and guidelines and determining that the tier and guideline they select are reasonable and/or suitable, as applicable. ADP Strategic Plan Services, LLC and its affiliates do not provide any tax, legal or other advice in connection with selection of investment tiers and guidelines.