Glenn O’Brien

Managing Director, Head of U.S. Market

Glenn O’Brien is a managing director and is head of the U.S. market for Prudential’s Pension Risk Transfer business. He has helped numerous large U.S. plan sponsors evaluate, price and structure the most significant pension settlement agreements in the U.S. marketplace.

Glenn led the development and implementation of the first pension buy-in transaction in the United States on behalf of Hickory Springs Manufacturing. In 2012, he and his team successfully executed two of the largest pension annuity transactions in the U.S. marketplace, and Glenn has recently led transactions for International Paper, Timken Corp. and numerous other plan sponsors.

Glenn also spearheaded the development of Prudential’s participation in the international longevity reinsurance market, wherein Prudential has achieved over $50 billion in transactions since 2011.

Today, Glenn actively works with large plan sponsors across all sectors of the economy on issues related to merger & acquisition, activist investor, small balance transaction, asset-in-kind transfers and plan terminations.  

Glenn started his career at the Actuarial Consulting firm of Kwasha Lipton. Prior to joining Prudential in 2001, Glenn was a principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers consulting with numerous Fortune 100 clients on various aspects of their retirement plan programs.

Glenn earned a bachelor’s of science degree in finance from Siena College and completed the Advanced Management Program at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Glenn O'Brien is a registered representative of Prudential Investment Management Services LLC (PIMS), Newark, NJ. PIMS is a Prudential Financial company.