2020
Defined Benefit Administration Survey

Providers

Aon

DB CLIENT OVERVIEW
Total DB admin clients1447
Full outsourcing45%
DB and DC clients0%
DB PLAN OVERVIEW
Total DB plans1,521
Frozen plans65%
Cash balance plans12%
With <100 participants2%
With >5,000 participants35%
DB PARTICIPANT OVERVIEW
Total Participants1,775,643
Private/Corporate284%
Public/Government4%
Retired participants36%
All interactions on webNR
SPONSOR SERVICES OFFERED
Plan accounting / Master trustI
Trust and custody servicesIEP
Actuarial servicesI
Investment managementI
Liability-driven investingI
Investment consultingI
PARTICIPANT ONLINE SERVICES
Online initiation
Online elections
E-form processing
Online inquiry status
I = Internal; E = External; P = Partnership; = Supports service as of publication date; NR = Not Reported in time for publication
Footnote:
1Includes both full outsourcing and partial outsourcing/co-sourcing arrangements; excludes investment-only, actuary-only and plan-consulting-only clients.
2 Includes both single-employer and multi-employer/Taft-Hartley plans.