Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation



1200 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20005

Phone, 202-326-4000; 800-400-7242. Internet,

Board of Directors:

Chairman (Secretary of Labor) Elaine L. Chao


(Secretary of the Treasury) John W. Snow

(Secretary of Commerce) Carlos M. Gutierrez


Executive Director Vince K. Snowbarger, Acting

Office of Risk Assessment Justen Carter, Acting

Chief Technology Officer Rick Hartt

Chief Administrative Officer Stephen E. Barber

Director, Budget Department Henry R. Thompson

Director, Facilities and Services Patricia Davis


Director, Human Resources Department Michele Pilipovich

Director, Procurement Department Robert W. Herting

Director, Strategic Planning and Wilmer Graham

Evaluation Department

Chief Operating Officer William Hulteng, Acting

Director, Benefits Administration Bennie L. Hagans

and Payment Department

Director, Insurance Program Terrence M. Deneen


Chief Financial Officer James Gerber

Director, Contracts and Controls Martin Boehm

Review Department

Director, Financial Operations Theodore J. Winter, Department Jr.

General Counsel Judith Starr

Deputy Executive Director, Office of Policy and Vincent K. Snowbarger

External Affairs

Director, Communications and Public Randy Clerihue

Affairs Department

Director, Legislative and Regulatory John Hanley


Director, Policy, Research, and Dave Gustafson, Acting

Analysis Department

Inspector General Robert L. Emmons


The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation protects the pension benefits of more than 44 million Americans who participate in defined-benefit pension plans sponsored by private-sector employees.

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is a self-financing, wholly owned Government corporation subject to the Government Corporation Control Act (31 U.S.C. 9101-9109). The Corporation, established by Title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1301-1461), is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of the Secretaries of Labor, Commerce, and the Treasury. The Secretary of Labor is Chairman of the Board. A seven-member Advisory Committee, composed of two labor, two business, and three public members appointed by the President, advises the agency on investment issues.


Coverage The Corporation insures most private-sector defined benefit pension plans, which provide a pension benefit...

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