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Cobleskill Regional Hospital named 2020 Plan Sponsor of the Year

Congratulations to Cobleskill Regional Hospital on being named PLANSONSOR’s 2020 Plan Sponsor of the Year in the nonprofit defined contribution <$500 million category!

Cobleskill's 403(b) plan focused on employees’ wellness. This goes beyond physical wellness and influences the 403(b) plan’s design and approach to educating employees. “Retirement readiness and financial wellness are woven into the fabric of our culture,” says Christine Pirri, vice president, nonclinical operations.

As their plan adviser, HANYS Benefit Services meets often with Pirri and Cobleskill employees for a financial wellness check-up and to explain how a defined contribution plan gives an employee the ultimate responsibility for his own retirement outcome “Once people get that message, they’re much more interested in understanding, ‘How can I make this work?’” says Carol Idone, vice president, consulting, HBS.

The Plan Sponsor of the Year annual award program recognizes retirement plan sponsors that show a commitment to their participants’ financial health and retirement success.

HBS is proud to have worked with Christine Pirri and Cobleskill Regional Hospital to help develop a plan focused on the employee's overall financial well-being!

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