Margaret Tempkin

FSA, EA, MAAA, Principal Consulting Actuary

Margaret Tempkin has 27 years of actuarial experience. For the past 24 years, she has worked in employee benefit consulting, concentrating in health and welfare retiree medical valuations, retiree medical SFAS106 valuations, and public and private pension fund valuations. Margaret joined Cheiron in November 2002. Previously, she worked for nearly five years at Milliman, two years at Watson Wyatt Worldwide, and two years at Banner Life Insurance Company.

Margaret enjoys the actuarial profession. She excels at finding efficient and creative solutions to actuarial problems. She likes to meet with her clients to get to know them and to better understand their positions. Some of her most recent projects include serving as project leader for the City of Baltimore Employees' Retirement System and Elected Officials' Retirement System, San Diego City Retirement System, Delaware Retirement System (Pension & OPEB), Arlington County Employees' Retirement System, Arlington County Schools (OPEB), Norfolk Employees Retirement System, Camden County, NJ (OPEB), National Education Association, and Union-PSCE; assisting in calculating and preparing exhibits for 412(e) filings for several multiemployer clients; assisting in the development of an interactive experience study tool for the District of Columbia and the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland as a new form of communicating results; developing a simulator to compare benefits of several local jurisdictions for Fairfax County, Virginia and the Maryland National Capital Area Parks and Planning Commission; assisting in analyzing the retiree medical liabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense, including such items as population projections, claim development, and funding options; assisting in developing interactive medical models for the State of Delaware, City of Annapolis, Maryland, and the District of Columbia; and designing interactive models for individual participants relating to proposed plan changes and/or enhancement for the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland, Fairfax County, Virginia, and the City of Annapolis, Maryland.

Margaret is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary under ERISA, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She graduated from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, with a Bachelor's degree in Statistics.

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