About

The Michigan Pension Group, Inc., (MPG) was established in 1988 and specializes in providing administration and consulting services in the field of qualified retirement plans. MPG services more than 200 profit sharing, 401(k), money purchase, and 403(b) plans.

MPG is an approved, designated Third Party Administrator for Mass Mutual’s distributed record keeping 401 (k) product, as well as Lincoln, Great-West, American Funds, and others. MPG has shared a strategic partnership with MassMutual since 1997. We are currently a PhD (top-tier) TPA in MassMutual’s TPASmart program and were the recipient of the TPA Alliance Business Partner Award in 2001.

MPG is owned by two retirement planning specialists with combined investment and consulting experience of over 70 years.

Staff

Sue Lusk, MPG is managed by Sue E. Lusk, QPA. Sue has worked in the retirement planning field since 1971. She received the designation of Qualified Plan Administrator (QPA) from the American Society for Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) in 1992. Sue is a member of ASPPA and previously served on ASPPA’s Education and Examination Committee. Sue oversees the day-to-day operation of MPG and is responsible for the administration of profit sharing, money purchase, 401(k) and 403(b) plans.

Doreen Barrett, QPA, QKA has worked in the retirement field since 1988. She received the designations of QPA and QKA (Qualified 401(k) Administrator) from ASPPA. Doreen is a member of ASPPA and is responsible for the administration of profit sharing, money purchase, 401(k) and 403(b) plans.

Ryan Duval, PA has worked in the retirement field since 2003. Ryan received the designation of Pension Administrator from ASPPA in 2004. Ryan is responsible for the administration of profit sharing, money purchase, 401(k) and 403(b) plans.


Janet Hert has worked for MPG since 1988 and is responsible for the processing of distributions, daily record keeping and accounting of employer contributions. Prior to her employment with MPG, Janet was employed by Mass Mutual in the Policyholder Service Department in the Battle Creek, Michigan Agency office.