New Vendor Inquiry

MoreInfoThe finest service providers in the employee benefits industry are registered with FSMA as participating vendors.  Plan sponsor members of FSMA look to them first when conducting RFI and RFP searches.

Companies interested in becoming participating vendors first register with FSMA using the form below. Be sure you read about FSMA’s Vendor Sanctioning Process for firms that are not accredited or certified under an approved third party program.

Register your interest in becoming an FSMA participating vendor by completing this form – then click “send.”
We will contact you at the phone number that you enter below.

Required fields are in bold.

Which program?
Business name:
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Your firm's legal name is required.
Contact name:
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Key contact at your firm.
Title:
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Enter the title of the person completing this form.
E-mail:
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Enter your e-mail address.
Phone:
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Enter your direct phone number.
Website:
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Enter your company's website address.
Check the box(s) below for the services your company wants to offer through FSMA.

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Firms that offer actuarial services to the retirement plan sponsors
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Firms that provide advice to plan sponsors on the selection and monitoring of investments and do not accept full discretion for the plan's investment related decisions
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Vendors that accept full discretion for a retirement plan's investment decisions including mutual fund managers and full discretionary "advice" arrangements
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Firms that provide retirement plan related education (not including investment advice) to plan participants
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Firms that provide investment advice to retirement plan participants through human contact, computer models, or both
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Vendors that offer multiple services contained in the above list
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Check this box if your firm is an independent Plan Administrator as defined in ERISA Section 3(16) and offers no other services on this list.
No. Retirement Plans Served
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Enter the number of retirement plans that your firm currently serves
Assets Under Management:
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If your firm is seeking admission to FSMA's vendor partner program as an investment advisor, enter the estimated dollar value of the assets held in all of your firm's clients' retirement plans.
Check the box(s) below that match your firm's credentials.

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Investment advisor compliant with Global Investment Performance Standards
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Certification as an investment advisor for ERISA Eligible Investment Advice Arrangements ("EIAA")
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Certification for investment advisors
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ERISA Investment Manager Rating for 3(38) investment advisory firms
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AICPA audit program for recordkeepers and TPAs
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Certification for recordkeepers and TPAs
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Vendor Value Index Rating for retirement plan service providers
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Service Provider Practices Rating of recordkeepers' internal operations
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During the sanctioning interview, be prepared to discuss your firm's credentials not listed above.
References: ?
On separate lines, enter the names of three of your firm's clients including a contact person for each and their phone number. We will contact them for reference purposes.