Joplin (Mo.) Policemen's & Firemen's Pension Fund hired Gabriel Roeder Smith as actuarial consultant, confirmed Leslie Jones, city finance director.
The $27 million pension fund issued an RFP in July because the contract of incumbent Aon Hewitt was due to expire. Aon Hewitt rebid.
Other finalists were Cottonwood Group, Cavanaugh MacDonald Consulting and McCloud & Nichols.
The five-year contract begins Nov. 1.