Ben Colussy is the Retirement Plan Administrator of Arapahoe County Government (in Colorado). In this role, Ben is responsible for the administration of the County’s Defined Benefit Pension Plan. In addition to the administration, he reports to the Arapahoe County Retirement Board, sets the agenda’s for monthly board meetings and dictates the conversations around retirement plan administration.
As Retirement Plan Administrator, Ben works with numerous professionals within the
industry and is currently directing a team of consultants from many third party vendors. The team includes a legal consultant with expertise in county pension administration, retirement investment consultants, actuarial consultants, and a custodian trustee.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts, History degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has the Certified Retirement Counselor ® (CRC®) designation with the International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFre) and Texas Tech University, and The Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Term ends December 31, 2024