Senior Leadership Team

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Robert D. Alin
First Senior Vice President, General Counsel, & Corporate Secretary
Robert Alin is First Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, responsible for overseeing Pentegra’s legal, compliance and governance areas.

Robert and his team consult with clients regularly with regard to ERISA issues, IRS, DOL and PBGC regulations and their impact on plan design and qualification, as well as plan compliance. Robert was instrumental in procuring a change to Section 413(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, which was necessary to treat clients equitably and further client retention, as well as the establishment of Pentegra Services, Inc. and obtaining a prohibited transaction in connection therewith, which have been integral to the growth of the business. With more than 35 years of experience in all facets of retirement benefits, he has counseled clients on all aspects of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, compensation arrangements and worked with governmental agencies in developing creative solutions to complex retirement plan issues.

Robert joined the organization in 1986 and has been a frequent lecturer in the field of employee benefits. Robert also served as a professor in employee benefits at the Adelphi University Lawyer’s Assistant Program. He holds a J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and a B.A. in Mathematics with distinction from the University of Rochester.