Retirements Technology and IT Services – State of the Market 2022
State of the Market Report

18 Nov 2021
by Ronak Doshi, Pranati Dave, Vigitesh Tewary, Radhika Peramallu

The US retirements industry represents the world’s largest addressable retirements market, comprising over 75 million participants. It grew from US$25.3 trillion in 2016 to US$35 trillion in assets in 2020. The US retirements market serves a demography with four generations and varying preferences. The workforce has shifted to more mobile workers and small business owners who have recently gained access to retirement plans. This market diversity is creating a wide range of consumer priorities.

Upcoming proposals under the Biden administration are set to bring about increased regulatory scrutiny and amendments to legislations such as AUTO (K) and the tax credit structure, the SECURE Act 2.0, and the introduction of Pooled Employer Plans (PEPs).

This report studies the market trends, participant strategies, and implications of the fast-evolving landscape on retirement market participants, IT service providers, and technology providers.


Industry: retirements



In this report, we share:

  • An overview of the US retirements market
  • Challenges the industry faces due to evolving regulations, consumer demand shifts, and profitability pressures
  • Key investment priorities for participants in the retirements industry
  • Implications for retirement firms, technology providers, and IT service specialists in the market


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