Retirement Solutions for People, Plans and Policy


Our Philosophy

Anchored in ongoing research and driven by more than 40 years of defined contribution (DC) investment, public policy, and behavioral insights, State Street takes an integrated approach to addressing the challenges surrounding retirement readiness. We serve relationships that span the retirement industry, including leading defined contribution plan sponsors, consultants, advisors and recordkeepers.

Created for the individual, harnessing the expertise of many and informed by global insight, State Street’s retirement solutions are bringing new ideas to a new retirement era.


DC Leadership


David R Ireland, CFA

Head of Institutional, Americas


Brendan Curran, CFA

Head of U.S. Investment Strategy, DC


Melissa Kahn, Esq.

Retirement Public Policy Strategist


Denise R Sisk

Head of Independent Fiduciary Team


Gregory Porteous

Head of DC Intermediary Strategy


Peter Kooken

Head of Marketing


Danielle Gladstone

Head of Participant Engagement