President, Large Institutional Corporate and Individual Markets
Focus: 401(k)/Retirement Plans, Advice and Guidance, Broker-Dealer/ING Financial Partners, Financial Advisors, Financial Planning, IRA/Roth IRA
Rich Linton is president of Large Institutional Corporate and Individual Markets for Voya Financial. In this role, Linton is responsible for all aspects of the business, which is focused on providing industry-leading recordkeeping services for large employer-sponsored 401(k) defined contribution and defined benefit plans, as well as financial planning, investment advice and income solutions to individuals in the accumulation, pre-retiree and retiree phases of retirement planning. Linton is also responsible for overseeing the company’s branded broker-dealer serving a wide range of clients through over 2,400 financial advisors, as well as the retail Investor Channel providing phone-based retirement guidance and support and ING National Trust.
Linton brings a broad range of retirement industry leadership and expertise to the company. Prior to joining Voya, he was head of Business Retirement Solutions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, delivering retirement product solutions to small businesses through the firm's Advisor Alliance, SEP/Simple, and Investment Only platforms. Prior to that, he led defined contribution operations, client service and sales at Fidelity Investments for 20 years, ultimately serving as executive vice president overseeing the large/mid corporate 401(k) and advisor-distributed small 401(k) businesses.
Linton received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and mathematics from Boston University. He is a registered representative holding the FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.
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