Awards and Honors

MissionSquare Retirement Awards and Honors

MissionSquare Retirement is committed to providing public employees with effective financial education to help them achieve their retirement savings goals, as we partner with plan sponsors to achieve their plans' objectives.

Since 2014, MissionSquare Retirement, in collaboration with our clients, has earned more than 100 awards and honors for our client and participant communication programs, mobile and web applications, plan conversion, and participant education campaigns.

Some of the resources that have been honored recently are listed below, and include client-focused videos, campaigns, and MissionSquare Retirement educational initiatives.

Recent achievements and recognition include the following:


  • Investor Retirement Education (Medium Asset Class)
  • Community Investment Award

Ragan Communications’ Top Places to Work

  • The award recognizes the important role that internal communications and workplace culture play in the success of an organization and its employees.

CIO 100 Award

  • The award honors organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

FutureEdge 50

  • The award recognizes MissionSquare Retirement for our forward-looking research and applications of emerging technologies

Washington Post's “Top Workplaces”

  • The award recognizes companies in the Washington, DC area that are ranked highest by their employees on a variety of criteria, including employee appreciation, meaningfulness of work, and company values.

Society for New Communications Research

  • MissionSquare Retirement RealizeRetirement® Tour

P&I Eddy Awards

  • District of Columbia Conversion Campaign

NAGDCA Leadership Awards

  • Virginia Retirement System: SmartStep Auto-Increase Awareness Campaign
  • District of Columbia: 2021 Summer Passport Program
  • City of Anaheim: Financial Wellness Olympics Challenge

American Business Stevie® Awards

The International Business Stevie Awards®

  • BART's COVID-19 Response
  • MissionSquare Retirement's COVID-19 Response

Communicator Awards

  • City of Long Beach: 457 Plan Enrollment/Contribution Campaign
  • City of Anaheim: Financial Wellness Olympics Challenge
  • The State of Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan: 457 Plan Automatic Increase Holiday Savings Campaign
  • Virginia Retirement System: SmartStep Auto-Increase Awareness Campaign
  • MissionSquare Retirement Launches Enhanced Managed Accounts Platform by Morningstar Investment Management
  • Cobb County: Increase 457 Contributions $100 Incentive Campaign
  • Miami-Dade County: 457 Plan Enrollment Education Campaign
  • National Retirement Security Month
  • National Retirement Security Month
    Campaign-Content Marketing

Mobile Web Awards

Boost your investing knowledge and manage your account right from the palm of your hand with our free mobile app. Download MissionSquare Retirement's mobile app from the App Store® and Google PlayTM.

For additional MissionSquare Retirement educational resources, visit

Telly Award

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