Clark Consulting White Paper Examines the “New SERPs” -- As a Deferred Compensation Tool at Community and Regional Banks

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Clark Consulting, LLC, in a new white paper, discusses how plan design features of Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans (SERPs) can better assure long-term accountability. Case studies provided in the paper outline defined benefit SERPS, defined contribution SERPs and equity-based SERPs. The paper explains how banks should consider not only the reasonableness of their total compensation packages, but shareholder interests and establishing safeguards against excessive risk-taking.

The New SERPS: Case Studies in Incenting Long-Term Executive Performance

Clark Consulting, LLC, a leader in non-qualified benefit plan design, administrative services and employer-owned life insurance, announced today the release of a new thought leadership piece examining new twists on how to use SERPs as an executive benefit. Written by David Shoemaker, Glenn Blackwood and Ken Derks, independent consultants of Clark Consulting, the article presents case studies of defined benefit, defined contribution and equity-based SERPs.

According to the article, developing a compensation plan that is aligned with shareholder interests and retains key executives both now and as the economy improves should be an important objective for today’s compensation committees.

Entitled "The New SERPS: Case Studies in Incenting Long-Term Executive Performance", the paper is available at > Our Resource Library > Articles & White Papers > Executive Benefits, and through Clark Consulting independent consultants.

Clark Consulting, LLC, headquartered in Dallas, is an AEGON company. AEGON N.V. is an international life insurance, pension and investment group based in The Hague, The Netherlands, with businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Clark Consulting is a leading source of strategic financing solutions such as bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) and corporate-owned life insurance (COLI) for inefficiently funded and unfunded liabilities that result from executive and employee benefit programs.

Since 1967, Clark Consulting has helped place thousands of benefit plans and serves as the record keeper for billions in assets for leading American corporations and banks.

Contact: Robert Frump, Editorial Director, Clark Consulting (214-661-9852), or Bob Namar, Editorial Manager, Clark Consulting (214-661-3606).

Securities products and services are offered through Clark Securities, Inc., DBA CCFS, Inc., in
Texas: 2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 2200, Dallas, TX 75201-7906. Phone: 800.999.3125. Member FINRA and SIPC.


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