Mercer names Michael Cianciulli as Philadelphia office business leader of wealth

29 August 2019 2 min. read
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Health, wealth, and career consultancy Mercer has announced the appointment of Michael Cianciulli as its Philadelphia office business leader of wealth. In the position, he will be tasked with driving growth within the firm’s retirement and investment services, as well as assisting clients in the devising of retirement design and management plans.

Cianciulli boasts decades of experience in the retirement sector, having spent 20 years at Vanguard, where he served, among other positions, as the firm’s regional director of defined contribution retirement services. 

He holds a qualified 401k administrator certification with the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, and is a CFA charter holder and member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. Cianciulli has a bachelor’s degree from Temple University, as well as an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University. 

Mercer names Michael Cianciulli as Philadelphia office business leader of wealth

“We’re thrilled to name Mike to this role,” Marc Cordover, Mercer’s East market business leader of wealth – to whom Cianciulli will report – said. “His proven track record of success will aid us in providing exceptional service and solutions to our clients and enable the office to build upon past success, ensuring continued growth in the Philadelphia market.” 

The announcement of Cianciulli’s appointment arrives on the heels of the appointments of Jamil Jaffer and Kaushik Mehta, who in early August were respectively named business leader of Mercer’s Irvine, California business leader of health and the firm’s Southern California office business leader of wealth. Further examples of Mercer’s slate of leadership additions include the July appointments Mustafa Faizani, who was named West market business leader, and Lori Ridgeway, who was named ServiceNow practice leader.

Mercer employs more than 25,000 people who are based in 44 countries, and operates out of 130 countries. The firm is a fully owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, which includes businesses such as Marsh, Guy Carpenter, and Oliver Wyman. Marsh & McLennan Companies is a risk, strategy, and people professional services firm which employs 76,000 people and reports annual revenue of approximately $17 billion.