Rick Block


Rick Block

Rick Block, FSEA, FCA, ASA, MAAA and his wife Helen Block, MSPA grew Block Consulting Actuaries, Inc., a third-party administration and actuarial consulting firm in El Segundo, CA,  into one of the most highly respected firms in the industry. Rick is a highly-respected thought leader in the actuarial arena, as he speaks frequently at national industry conferences on technical defined benefit and cash balance plan issues.

On June 30, 2021, Pinnacle Plan Design, LLC acquired Block Consulting Actuaries, Inc.  Rick and all of the Block Consulting Actuaries staff members joined the Pinnacle Plan Design team and have continued to serve their clients, as well as their key referral sources.

Areas of Specialty

  • Cash Balance Defined Benefit Plans
  • Traditional Defined Benefit Plans
  • Combination Plans


  • Fellow, Society of Enrolled Actuaries (FSEA)
  • Fellow, Conference of Consulting Actuaries (FCA)
  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA)
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA)

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Pinnacle Plan Design is a third-party administrator (TPA) for employer-sponsored qualified retirement plans. We specialize in retirement plan design, administration and actuarial consulting for 401(k)/profit-sharing plans, defined benefit plans, cash balance plans, and 403(b) plans. Pinnacle Plan Design proudly serves businesses nationwide.

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