Why Pillar Benefits Group?

A national consulting firm with thorough understanding of the forces shaping the retirement marketplace. As such, we are well versed in the rules and regulations governing it.

Our firm consists of retirement services consultants specializing in employee benefits planning, design, qualification, implementation and retirement plan benchmarking. We provide insight and thought leadership in provider searches, selection and investment architecture for sponsors of 401(k), 403(b), 457, and executive benefit plans ranging in employee size and geographic location.

We extend over 15 years of collective experience. Our commitment to small and middle market employers is focused on helping deliver retirement and benefit plan business solutions. We provide consulting and advisory services for dozens of clients. Our clients consist of public and private sector employers, profit and not-for-profit organizations.

We have access to a staff of top professionals with significant consulting, insurance, financial and accounting backgrounds. This professional staff includes Actuaries, Consultants, Attorneys, CEBS, CFAs, CIMAs, FSAs, QPAs, RPAs and Benefit Plan Administrators. On average, these senior consultants possess 15 years of hands-on experience in the design, implementation and administration of all types of employee benefit programs.

Our documented, prudent process helps enable sponsors to increase fee transparency, to enhance employee education and utilization, is aligned to help improve investment performance, and implements prudent policies to assist with fiduciary compliance.

Plan sponsors place high value on performance and trust in a relationship. That’s why Pillar Benefits Group is a part of Retirement Plan Advisory Group (RPAG)—to offer with conviction one of the clearest choices in retirement plan consulting firms. Through its affiliation with RPAG, Pillar is a member of one of the nation’s leading alliance of accomplished advisors, whose knowledge, expertise and ingenuity combine to create tangible value for sponsors and participants of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans.



Nick Adornetto - President

Nick is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a retirement and employee benefits specialist. Nick manages the needs of investment professionals and qualified retirement plan sponsors by assisting with plan design, investment architecture and fiduciary processes. In this position, he is responsible for business acquisition and relationship management primarily focusing on small to middle market employers throughout the country. With a keen focus on objective retirement plan business solutions, Nick mitigates employer and participant expense and maximizes the opportunity for growth.

Prior to Pillar Benefits Group, Nick served as the retirement plan director for Delaware Valley Financial Group (DVFG) where he headed the retirement plan department. This role included supporting financial advisors with qualified plan marketing, proposal generation, and investment and cost analysis. Before DVFG, Nick worked at Leon L. Levy & Associates, a family owned insurance, financial planning and employee benefits firm in Philadelphia where he served as the client relationship manager for over 100 retirement plans. Prior to LLLA, Nick served as a paraplanner for The Vanguard Group in Malvern, PA where he was responsible for supporting Vanguard financial planners with developing personalized asset allocation strategies, selecting appropriate investments to match client’s goals and assisting with cash flow and estate planning recommendations.

Nick is a graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA and has a bachelor’s degree in Communication. He is a registered representative and financial advisor with BCG Securities, Inc. and currently holds the Series 6, 7, and 63 Securities and Life, Accident and Health Insurance Licenses.