Connecticut Retirement Security Authority

Helping the hardworking people of Connecticut save for retirement


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ABOUT THE AUTHORITY


Public Act 16-29 as amended by Public Act 16-3 (codified in Conn. Gen. Stat. Chapter 574) establishes the Connecticut Retirement Security Authority and the Connecticut Retirement Security Exchange to “promote and enhance retirement savings for private sector employees in the state.” The Authority is charged with designing and implementing a program to provide private-sector employees with retirement savings accounts if their employer does not offer one.


MEMBERS

  • CHAIR: Kevin Lembo, Comptroller (Natalie Braswell, Designee)
  • Shawn T. Wooden, Treasurer (Christine Shaw, Designee)
  • Melissa McCaw, OPM Secretary (Michael Walsh, Designee)
  • Jorge Perez, Commissioner, Dept. of Banking (Cesar Garcia, Designee)
  • Kurt Westby, Commissioner, Dept. of Labor (Patrick Flaherty, Designee)
  • Thomas Sennett, appointed by the Speaker of the House
  • Keisha Palmer, appointed by the House Majority Leader
  • Thaddeus Gray, appointed by the House Minority Leader
  • Alex Knopp, Esq., appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore
  • Edward Zelinksky, appointed by the Senate Majority Leader
  • John Sayour, appointed by the Senate Minority Leader
  • Joseph Fazzino, appointed by the Governor
  • Vicent Grillo, Jr., appointed by the Governor
  • Douglas McIntosh, Jr., appointed by the Governor
  • Vacant, appointment of the Governor