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America’s leading provider of 457 plans1

Nationwide has been in the retirement plans business for nearly half a century and provides more 457 plans than anyone else in the market. As a Fortune 100 firm2, we have the capital strength, expertise and relationships to manage today's complicated marketplace.

  • We serve several of the largest state, county and municipal 457(b) and related retirement plans as well as police departments, fire departments, utilities and more
  • We're endorsed by the National Association of Counties, International Association of Firefighters – Financial Corporation and the United States Conference of Mayors
  • We offer an award-winning3, full-service experience that eases administrative work and helps you keep your clients happy
  • We offer solution flexibility, including an ability to integrate with any payroll provider your client chooses

Products and solutions

Nationwide plans include comprehensive cybersecurity and fraud defenses.

Our innovative in-plan guarantees can help improve employee financial wellness by providing greater certainty.

Your dashboard brings meaningful data and actionable items together onto one screen.

 Why Nationwide?

Provides consistency of service across all interactions

Guided by a team of specialists experienced in converting plans from all major providers

With 300+ region-based specialists for in-person support and 200 licensed reps available by phone

With no added cost, sales commissions or account minimums

  Personalized financial wellness communications

Our Participant Engagement Program connects with employees through targeted communications, action-oriented education and interactive tools and resources. We deploy proactive and personalized campaigns using participant insights, behaviors and moments that matter by life stage. These campaigns are designed to deliver the right message at the right time to help participants optimize their financial wellness and retirement readiness.4


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Meet the team

John Chavez
Consultant Relations
Western Region & National Firm Liaison

Phone: 1-562-754-6622

Andee Gravitt
AVP, Institutional Consultant Relations
Central and Southeast Region

Phone: 1-907-854-1458

Steve Muller
Consultant Relations
Northeast Region

Phone: 1-614-973-9256

[1] PlanSponsor 2021, based on # of plans.
[2] Based on revenue, Fortune magazine (June 2, 2021).
[3] Winner of DALBAR Plan Participant Service Award for the eight consecutive years (2014 – 2021), ranked #1 in DALBAR's review of mobile websites for Retirement Plan Providers for eight consecutive years (2014-2021) and earned the Communication Seal for Plan Participant's online experience since 2016.
[4] Nationwide results: 2021 year-end results across 7,600+ plans, lift is based on comparison to control group.