San Francisco, CA – August 3, 2017 – Aria Retirement Solutions, provider of the RetireOne platform, today announced the appointment of Thomas F. Streiff as an independent director of the firm. Most recently Tom was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Retirement Income Products and Distribution for TIAA-CREF & Nuveen.
“Tom has a unique background in wealth management, asset management, insurance, and investment banking, all of which apply to our goal of reinventing retirement income,” said David Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aria Retirement Solutions. “We are excited to have the benefit of his judgment, insight, and counsel as we work to serve the investment advisor community.”
Tom added, “For the first time in the industry, the RetireOne platform provides access to multiple insurance companies’ solutions on one non-biased platform and is well-positioned to grow rapidly given the industry-wide shift to fiduciary-friendly, fee-based solutions.”
Prior to joining TIAA, Tom spent 6 years as an Executive Vice President and Head of Retirement Solutions for PIMCO. Prior to PIMCO Tom was a Managing Director at UBS where he spent time as Head of Insurance Sector Relationships in the Investment Bank and Head of Investment Solutions at UBS Wealth Management.
Tom is a member of the Advisory Board of Vestigo Ventures (Fintech) and an immediate past member of the Board of Directors of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI). Additionally he has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences including the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), and Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA). Tom has written over 100 articles for the financial trade press and co-authored 3 books.
Tom is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Chartered Financial Consultant and holds a bachelor’s of science in Nuclear & Mechanical Engineering from University of Utah and a master’s in business administration from Pepperdine University.