August 11, 2008

National Retirement Partners Announces More Acquisitions

National Retirement Partners, Inc. (NRP), one of the nation's largest networks of independent retirement plan focused advisors, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire two advisory groups, thus continuing another round of the firm's acquisition strategy. In addition to the affiliation of over 120 advisory firms with 122 offices in 39 states, NRP has now completed the acquisition of 12 firms and is scheduled to close additional firms in the third quarter of 2008.

 Firms entering into agreement:  Mike Winn & Scott Gingras The Winn Gingras Financial Group - Nashua, NH  Roger McDowell, Paul Hees & Chris Krueger The MHK Group - Madison, WI 

"In addition to being top notch retirement plan practitioners who are truly focused on the best interests of their clients, each of our newly acquired firms have also demonstrated tremendous growth and have an interest in developing successful strategies for leveraging participant relationships into wealth management clientele," said NRP president and CEO Bill Chetney. "NRP will continue to focus on assisting our affiliated and acquired firms with a simple strategy: facilitate great client service and strong practice growth."

NRP continually searches for industry-leading, pension-focused advisors who wish to team up with like-minded, forward-thinking individuals and organizations, share their expertise, and benefit from the invaluable tools and resources we offer members.

About National Retirement Partners

National Retirement Partners, Inc. (NRP) is one of the country's largest networks of independent advisors who provide consulting and investment services to retirement plan sponsors and participants nationwide. NRP is dedicated to supporting advisors who service the retirement plan marketplace. Our independent perspective has been utilized by thousands of companies nationwide, with billions in retirement plan assets. Sharing diverse talents, expertise and a common focus, NRP Member Firms are able to deliver to clients what had traditionally only been available to larger firms - heightened best practices and investment due diligence, open architecture plan analysis and design, independent vendor search and benchmarking analysis and high quality service and communications. For more information about NRP, please visit