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Gary Mettler

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  • Gary Mettler

    Gary Mettler, CFP©, CEBS. Known as the “Annuity Maestro,” Mettler has experienced 30 years in the annuity business, including stints in legal and actuarial training, commercial retail contracts, charitable gift contracts, structured settlements, home office annuity product design, and advanced annuity sales. As a litigation economist he specialized in defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plan analysis regarding retirement plan valuation and other matters for marital property settlements, rendering opinions on thousands of retirement plans for over 3,000 divorce cases, and he is an experienced trial expert witness. His annuity articles have appeared in, Benefits Quarterly, Senior Market Advisor, Financial Planning, National Underwriter (Income Planning Online), and on In addition, his white papers on SPIAs and RMDs, DIAs & SPIAs marital property considerations and temporary life annuity contracts serve as research references for other industry contributors. His LinkedIn profile can be viewed at: Gary Mettler

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