Celebrating TPAs

To clients, financial professionals, and plan providers, a TPA is a talented partner, helping ensure that a retirement plan’s design and administration truly support an organization’s needs and objectives. Here’s some well-deserved recognition and appreciation for the crucial role you play.


The power of partnership

  • TPAs play a key role in John Hancock’s retirement strategy and success1

  • We maintain active partnerships with more than 1,500 TPA firms1

  • 98% of in-force plans involve TPAs

  • TPA-serviced plans span our open-architecture (OA) and group annuity (GA) platforms1

1 John Hancock internal data for group annuity and open-architecture plans, as of 6/30/21.


Viewpoints for and about TPA firms

Reflections on TPA Day and the value of partnership

The prime reason for National TPA Day is to recognize the role these firms play in the retirement market place and in the success of John Hancock’s retirement plan business. But it’s also a reminder to financial professionals that partnering with TPAs may be an important pathway to success.
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The content of this document is for general information only and is believed to be accurate and reliable as of the posting date, but may be subject to change. It is not intended to provide investment, tax, plan design, or legal advice (unless otherwise indicated). Please consult your own independent advisor as to any investment, tax, or legal statements made herein.

Plan administration, compliance, and other services provided by a third-party plan administrator (TPA) are subject to the terms and conditions of the service agreement with the TPA, which is separate from the John Hancock group annuity contract and recordkeeping agreement. The services of a financial representative are also subject to the terms and conditions of the service agreement with the financial representative, which is also separate from the John Hancock group annuity contract and recordkeeping agreement.