Javier Obando, a public sector and government pension consultant, has been hired by SageView Advisory Group to expand its client capabilities, SageView announced today.
An independent national RIA headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., with 30 offices, SageView is building its capabilities by adding strength in the area of retirement planning, the company said. SageView serves pension plan sponsors and individuals.
In his new role, Obando is responsible for providing pension and trust services, plan-level advice, investment research, education and client relationship management, SageView said.
Obando was previously vice president of sales for Prudential Financial, focusing on tax-exempt and government markets. He also served as Vice President of West Coast Government Market Sales for Lincoln Financial Group; Associate Regional Sales Manager at Great-West Retirement Services; and Director of Client Relations at Empower Retirement.
“SageView operates at the intersection of retirement and wealth management, providing a unique platform to deliver exceptional results to government and public sector plan participants,” Obando said in a statement.
Randy Long, Founder and CEO of SageView, said in a statement, “This $4.5 trillion market will continue to experience significant change as aging workers transition into retirement. Plan members need and deserve support that focuses on their long-term financial well-being, with many participating individuals requiring more advanced financial planning solutions in greater numbers.”