Retirement Benefits Group has hired Conor Weir and Sophois Sokhom to lead the firm’s newly established Long Beach, Calif. office.

Weir will serve as a managing director and financial consultant. He will be responsible for retirement plan design, participant advising, investment management, fiduciary risk management, business succession planning and planned giving. Most recently, Weir worked at Merrill Lynch where he managed approximately $60 million in client assets.

Sokhom will serve as director of client relations. She has experience in risk management, insurance, annuities and financial planning stemming from her background at companies such as Merrill Lynch, Robert Half Executive Recruiting and Andersen Consulting.

Retirement Benefits Group specializes in providing customized retirement plan consulting services, executive benefits, wealth management, and retirement management services to individuals and companies of all sizes throughout the U.S.

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