Melissa Kahn is a Managing Director and Retirement Policy Strategist with State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). She is tasked with strengthening SSGA’s position as an advocate supporting retirement and pension related issues. She is focused on increasing SSGA’s engagement with key policy makers and leveraging these connections to inform future research projects.
Melissa is an attorney with extensive experience in developing and implementing policy and strategies on domestic and international employee benefits legislation and regulation, as well as Social Security reform. Prior to joining State Street Global Advisors, Melissa was a principal with MJKAHN Associates, LLC, an employee benefits consulting firm. The firm provides strategic planning, policy analysis, and advocacy work on a variety of issues including retirement, long-term care, Social Security and global employee benefits.
Prior to establishing MJKAHN Associates, LLC, Melissa was a vice president with MetLife for 12 years. She was based in MetLife’s Washington, DC Government Relations office. Additionally Melissa has worked for Retirement Strategies Group, the American Council of Life Insurance and the Equitable Life Assurance Society of America.
Melissa holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and B.A. from Cornell University.