About Us

We're an independent 401(k) Third Party Administrator based in Cincinnati, OH

Creative Retirement Systems

We’re an independent 401(k) Third Party Administrator based in Cincinnati, OH


Creative Retirement Systems, Inc. (CRS) is an Ohio based Third Party Retirement Administration company that has been doing business since 1970. Our company is employee-owned and customer-driven. By providing pension-related services to local-area clients as well as nationwide clients for over 35 years, we have proven that we are committed to being an industry leader. We offer unparalleled administrative services to a wide array of retirement plans nationwide, spanning a multitude of clients in different business organizations and industries.


CRS is an independent firm that does not sell investments. We work on a fee-for-service basis and are not affiliated with any Insurance Company or Financial Organization. However, we have built strong liaisons and relationships with selected Financial Advisors and Investment Companies in order to be able to offer our clients a solid and resourceful network that takes care of all aspects of a company’s retirement plan. Our clients range in size from small closely-held businesses to big corporations with several locations nationwide.

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Our Commitment

At CRS, we are committed to making Retirement Plans a positive and beneficial experience for participants, as well as plan sponsors. Our compliance team stays abreast of the ever evolving retirement plan laws and regulations by attending seminars, continuing education courses, and attaining professional accreditations.
Our goal at Creative Retirement Systems, Inc. is to provide you with the best possible service at the most reasonable cost. We would be delighted to assist you with your retirement plan and include your name amongst our other satisfied clients.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be the industry leader in consulting, administration and recordkeeping services for our clients with regard to their qualified retirement plans. We strive to establish trust and integrity in partnership with all our clients, brokers and advisers and look to build long lasting successful relationships for the benefit of all.

What our clients say

I just wanted to let you know that Creative Retirement Systems (CRS) continues to be a real asset to us. The staff there does a really good job keeping us informed regarding things we need to do to keep our retirement plan in compliance. This includes keeping us up to date on notices that are required to be given to our employees and reminding us when information needs to be given to CRS for our annual report. The staff there is also very timely in their work and very good to respond to questions I often have.
Britt Lewis, Jr.
Administrator / Clover Fork Outpatient Medical Project
This seems to be the appropriate time to thank all the people at CRS who help to service our account. I enjoy the people who I work with and I always receive timely, excellent advice. You have an excellent team and I am happy to be associated with you.
Ottmar Marko
Vice-President Finance and Administration / Select-Arc, Inc.
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