Founded in 1974, American Pension is a leader in pension administration. It provides individual consultation on plan services, while providing the highest level of customer service.

Our Team

Peter V.S. Coughlan

President and CEO

908-757-5151 ext. 110
Peter@apc401k.com

Following his service in the U.S.A.F., Pete Coughlan put his fighter pilot instincts into high gear to build American Pension into the leader it is today. From designing computer programs to personalized pension plan, Peter knew the best way to build his company was by hiring a team of experts. Now semi-retired, he still remains the foremost expert in the field of pension administration.

Dominique Sandra Eck

Vice President, Senior Pension Administrator

908-757-5151 ext. 105
Dominique@apc401k.com

Upon graduating from Rutgers University and moving from the banking and financial industry, Dominique applied her dynamic, consultative, and results-driven skills at American Pension several decades ago. She is a bilingual pension professional with extensive experience. Dominique’s industry leading expertise, exceptional communication and analytical skills, combined with her team leading and proactive customer focus, has resulted in long term retention and growth of our clients.

Joyce Plesnarski

Senior Pension Administrator

908-757-5151 ext. 102
Joyce@apc401k.com

Since 2001, Joyce has set the bar for impeccable pension administration. No client or plan is too difficult for this expert! This valued employee is one sharp mathematician, which comes in pretty handy for all those 5500 forms, non-discrimination testing, and reports. She is also a fierce tennis player who loves dogs.

Lisa Perna

Junior Pension Administrator

908-757-5151 ext. 103
Lisa@apc401k.com

After several years of working in the legal industry, Lisa came to American Pension in 2014. Now, one of her favorite things to do is assist clients with their plans. Her easy going nature makes the process of pension administration easier for everyone involved. She’s an expert on those annual 1099 forms, as well as old movies and dancing.

Robert Latherow

Junior Pension Administrator

908-757-5151 ext. 107
Robert@apc401k.com

Bob brought his longtime customer service skills to American Pension in 2018. His friendly and professional demeanor allows him to work with all clients. He has strong skills in bringing forward technological solutions to make the office run smoother and more securely. While Bob spends most of his days working on claims and forms, he is also a Scorsese-style film buff and an expert on all things geeky.

Kristine Lisi

Chief of Operations

908-757-5151 ext. 104
Kristine@apc401k.com

Having worked most high school and college summers at American Pension, Kristine has witnessed first-hand the relationships developed through years of client contact and broker interactions. While not seeking the path of pension administrator, Kristine oversees the operations of the company. Her measure of success is making sure clients and staff are satisfied with the service delivered, while make sure American Pension retains its outstanding reputation.

Dolores Latherow

Official Office Secretary

908-757-5151 ext. 101
Dolores@apc401k.com

American Pension’s longest tenured employee, Dolores knows everything and everyone. She is helpful and fun, and a great pie maker, which makes her a huge hit with her many grandchildren.

American Pension

186 Sherman Avenue, Suite 2
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
(908) 757-5151
info@apc401k.com