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Pensioned Americans Retirement Company

Our company was founded to solve the broad information gap between Pensioned Americans and their employing agencies' retirement systems. We understand that sometimes it can be difficult to obtain proper support if you are one of the 20 Million federal or state employees throughout the country. We have made it our mission to provide the support that you deserve so that you can maximize the benefits you have earned over the course of your career.

At PARCO, we streamlined the daunting task of optimizing your federal or state retirement. Gone are the days of wondering if and when you can retire. In short, we enable you to take control. 

Our knowledgeable Retirement Strategists have guided thousands of FERS and CSRS employees through the twists and turns of the retirement process.  Our team comes from a diverse background of federal retirement experts who share a love for numbers and all believe there is a precise answer to every question. And that’s what we have. Our team will help you get the most out of your pension, as well as the benefits that accompany you into retirement.

It is never too early to plan for retirement. Whether it is your first day on the job or you have been delivering mail for over 30 years, PARCO will work with you to build a more durable, robust financial plan -- one that optimizes your investment allocation and tax efficiency.  Learn 30 years worth of federal benefits from us in just one phone call.

Meet the Team


John Mantia

Co-Founder | Director of Finance

Prior to starting PARCO, John held leadership positions at various financial firms in Washington DC, St. Louis, and New York. Before that, he was Senior Analyst at Active Owners Fund, a U.S. focused hedge fund in New York. Prior to his time at AOF, John was an Analyst at Glenrock Asset Management, a global hedge fund based in New York. John has a B.S. in Finance and Value Investing from Fordham University where he was student president of the business school. 


Daniel Hampel

Co-Founder | Director of Operations

Prior to starting PARCO, Daniel led a team of retirement advisors, where he focused on improving client service and executing on client goals. Before becoming a financial advisor, he spent half a decade as an auditor at Red Robin and Caesars. He holds a degree in Finance from Butler University. Daniel is passionate about traveling, the outdoors, and loves a good adventure. 


Quinn Ackerman

Co-Founder | Director of Marketing

Prior to starting PARCO, Quinn coordinated marketing efforts at a small financial services firm. Before that, she worked for G2 Crowd, an aggregator for verified peer-to-peer software reviews for business customers. While at UVA, Quinn led the marketing strategy team for the Rival, an online newspaper. She graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia with degrees in Media Studies and Psychology. 


Jesse Muse

Retirement Strategist

Prior to joining PARCO, Jessica spent six years as a consultant for local school districts, colleges, non-profit organizations, and for-profit companies developing strategies to increase client engagement, content delivery, and employee retainment. Jessica holds a degree in Psychology with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is fluent in Spanish and English, and loves spending time with their two children.


Kaylee Wice

Client Coordinator

Before joining PARCO, Kaylee worked in both dental and nursing professions, spending the first part of her career as a dental assistant. Her passion for client service and helping people achieve their goals is what led her to PARCO. Kaylee resides in Michigan with her husband and two beautiful children. She enjoys camping on the Great Lakes during the summer, as well as exploring the beauty that northern Michigan has to offer.


Mark Magee

Retirement Strategist

Prior to joining PARCO, Mark spent nearly a decade as a Financial Advisor with AIG Retirement Services. He specialized in guiding teachers through retirement planning. Before AIG, Mark was a manager at AT&T in their Corporate Finance Group. He holds a M.S. degree in Accounting/Finance and a B.S in Finance from Pennsylvania State University. Mark is a board member of the Georgia chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association and co-chair of their annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser. He is an avid golfer and has volunteered at numerous professional and amateur tournaments around the country.

Juan Pablo Susarrey
Retirement Strategist

Prior to joining PARCO, Juan Pablo served as a Project Engineer for a natural resource consulting firm, working on projects throughout Latin America. His passion for delivering quality at scale and increasing productivity for clients is what led him to PARCO. Juan Pablo holds a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Texas A&M, along with minors in Physics and Mathematics. He enjoys traveling the world and experiencing new cultures. 

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