Pentegra Hires Chief Operations Officer

January 29, 2013 ( Michael Palmiere has joined Pentegra Retirement Services as senior vice president and chief operations officer.

Palmiere will oversee Pentegra’s Actuarial Services, Defined Contribution (DC) Services, Information Technology, Trust Services and Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Operations areas. He will report to John E. Pinto, who will assume the role of Pentegra president in July.  

Palmiere brings an extensive operations management background to Pentegra and has held senior level positions at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch and several large public accounting firms.  

A graduate of Manhattan College, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He also maintains FINRA Series 7, Series 66 and Series 24 registrations.