Principal and Consulting Actuary

John Garrett is a Principal and Consulting Actuary with CMC. Since 1993, John has served as an actuarial consultant to numerous state and local government retirement systems.

John’s expertise covers such areas as public plan consulting, valuations, plan design, legislative impact analysis, experience studies, asset/liability models, federal compliance and GASB issues, deferred retirement option plans (DROP), partial lump-sum options (PLOP), work after retirement (WAR), and retiree health care benefit plan design, valuations and funding strategies.

John has spoken at regional and national forums such as the National Council on Teacher Retirement, the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems, the Southern Conference on Teacher Retirement, the GFOA, Guns and Hoses, and the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems’ educational conferences.

John has a B.S. degree from the University of the State of New York and a Master of Actuarial Science degree from Georgia State University. He has earned the following professional credentials:

  • Associate, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries
  • Fellow, Conference of Consulting Actuaries
  • Member Associate Advisory Committee – National Association of State Retirement Administrators

Prior to beginning his career as an actuary, John served as an attack helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army.

John Garrett

John Garrett