We are a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about our clients and the communities they serve.

Our Company

Rooted by our mission and driven by our company values, PARS continues to achieve key milestones and establish industry standards as a market leader. Since inception, we have consulted with over a thousand public agencies and administer programs that have cumulatively saved hundreds of millions of dollars in public resources. Our team of highly responsive experts work each day to thoughtfully guide our clients and provide solutions to achieve their goals.


To empower public agencies to serve their communities more efficiently by offering customized retirement solutions that lower costs and sustainably address retirement and pension obligations. We foster trust through an unwavering commitment to service, transparency and professionalism.


1984: Founded company and launched Voluntary Retirement/Separation Incentive program

1990: Developed the first tax-qualified Social Security Alternative Plan

2006: Became the first provider in the nation to receive an IRS Private Letter Ruling for our multiple employer Section 115 OPEB Trust to reduce retiree healthcare liabilities

2015: Received the first ever IRS Private Letter Ruling for a combination trust for prefunding both OPEB and pension liabilities in the same Section 115 Trust

2024: Accomplished 40 years of serving public agency clients with 2,000+ plans administered since inception



fostered through our commitment to service, transparency & professionalism


by conducting ourselves with honesty, respect, and acting in the best interest of our customers, team & the communities we serve


through our dedication to quality, reliability & expertise


in thinking innovatively, problem solving, and in being flexible & adaptable


built upon decades of combined knowledge & experience


of diverse perspectives and combined strengths of employees, clients & partners

The PARS Team

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Dennis Yu, CEBS
Executive Vice President
Eric O’Leary, CEBS
Executive Vice President
Ryan Nicasio, CEBS
Senior Vice President
Kathryn Cannie
Vice President, Eastern Region
Rachael Sanders, CEBS
Vice President, Consulting
Dion Papafote, CEBS
Senior Manager, Texas
Jennifer Meza, CEBS
Senior Manager, Consulting
Carter Kimberly
Senior Consultant
Charles Francis
Senior Consultant
Richard W. Fry, Ed.D.
Senior Consultant
Steven Keller, Ed.D.
Senior Consultant
Jim Brown
Senior Consultant
Kevin O’Rourke
Senior Consultant
Maureen Toal
Senior Consultant
Mitch Barker
Senior Consultant
Angela Tang, CEBS
Senior Coordinator, Client Services and Sales
Will Rogers
Senior Client Services Coordinator
Natalia Mesiti
Client Services & Development Coordinator
Alexandra Irving
Client Services Coordinator
Ashley Baires
Client Services Coordinator
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