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William E. Ryan III

William E. Ryan III

Newport Trust Company
President & Chief Fiduciary Officer
New York, NY, USA


Bill Ryan is the Managing Director and Chief Fiduciary Officer of Evercore Trust Company, N.A, a national trust bank and subsidiary of Evercore Partners, Inc., which provides specialized investment management, independent fiduciary, and trustee services to employee benefit plans.  Mr. Ryan joined Evercore Trust from Morgan Stanley, where he was an Executive Director in the Legal and Compliance Division and Head of ERISA Law from 2005-2013, responsible for coordinating ERISA and qualified tax issues for Morgan Stanley's Institutional Securities Group (Institutional Brokerage), Morgan Stanley Investment Management (Asset Management), and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (Retail Brokerage).  Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Ryan was the Chief ERISA/Benefits Counsel for Prudential Financial, Inc. from 1995 through 2004, handling ERISA-related HR, compensation and product issues for Prudential Insurance, and was in private practice in New York from 1987 through 1995, specializing in ERISA issues.  On behalf of various industry groups, Mr. Ryan has met with and testified before the U.S. Department of Labor, the Treasury Department, the White House, and various state regulators on fiduciary and other retirement issues.  He has also served on various industry groups, including the SIFMA Retirement Committee (where he serve as co-chair from 2010-2013).  Mr. Ryan holds a A.B. Degree in History from Princeton University in 1984, a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1987 (where he was an editor of the Stanford Law Review), and a Masters in Taxation (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law in 1995.
William E. Ryan III is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks ERISA 2017: The Evolving World
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Employer Securities in Qualified Plans (June 30, 2016) - ERISA 2017: The Evolving World, Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Hiring an Independent Fiduciary for a 401(k) Plan Company Stock Fund: Common Questions from Plan Sponsors and Plan Committees - ERISA 2017: The Evolving World, Wednesday, August 02, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs ERISA 2017: The Evolving World, Tuesday, August 08, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, New York, NY
ERISA 2018: The Evolving World, Monday, August 06, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018 , Monday, March 19, 2018, New York, NY
ERISA 2018: The Evolving World, Monday, August 06, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Boston, MA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Cleveland, OH
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Atlanta, GA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
ERISA Plan Investments in Financial Markets 2018: The Fundamentals, Monday, March 19, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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