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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

Chief Executive Officer | Co-Founder

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. 


Quinn Ackerman

Chief Client Officer | Co-Founder

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. 


Daniel Hampel

Head Financial Advisor | Co-Founder

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. 

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Zach Burkland
Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining PARCO, Zach was the CTO for an online education startup based in Atlanta. He also previously served as Assistant Director of Web Design and Development at Case Western Reserve University, where he managed the University’s Public facing web development effort. He has designed and built a multitude of custom software applications for companies large and small and has expertise in automation, systems integration and platform building. Zach enjoys spending time with his family, biking, and spending time outdoors.

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