John Cunningham

Executive Vice President – Retirement & Executive Compensation Benefits

John Cunningham, CPFA®, AIF®

Executive Vice President – Retirement & Executive Compensation Benefits Manager   
D: (212) 603-0284
T: (866) 428-4015
101 Park Ave., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10178

John Cunningham is an Executive Vice President of Retirement & Executive Compensation Benefits for Alliant Retirement Consulting 401(k) & 403(b) Services.

Cunningham implemented and established the 401(k) division for Alliant Northeast. He is responsible for maintaining the ongoing vision of the 401(k) and Life Insurance Unit, as well as sustaining significant growth in clientele. Cunningham is committed to educating individuals and business owners in financial strategies to help them achieve their goals. Cunningham’s career in the 401(k) Defined Contribution & Pension field began more than 20 years ago with Shearson Lehman Brothers, where he started in 401(k) Plan brokerage sales. Later, Cunningham continued his growth in senior management as Associate Director of 401(k) Plans at Wachovia Insurance Services Agency (formerly First Union).

Cunningham has been recognized by national publications in the 401(k) and defined contribution industry, such as Plan Sponsor Magazine as one of their Top 100 401(k) advisors. Additionally, he was named a Top 40 Advisor three years in a row – 2015, 2016, and 2017, and recognized in the 2018 Financial Times Top 401(k) Retirement Plan Advisors List.

Cunningham received his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University. He currently holds a Life & Health insurance license as well as Series 6, 26, 63, and 65 registrations.