Attracting and retaining productive, qualified employees is challenging in today’s competitive work environment. Organizations must ramp up their efforts by providing access to the services that today’s workers desire, including retirement planning.
At SD Mayer & Associates, we support company owners and senior management in the San Francisco Bay area and beyond by providing a comprehensive suite of retirement planning services for businesses. By serving as your trusted advisor, we help you solve your most daunting financial challenges and allow your organization to strategize for future growth.
Retirement planning services are essential for any corporate entity seeking to help its employees maximize their earnings and savings for future use after leaving the workforce. Our solutions also assist workers nearing retirement in gaining a better understanding of the available savings strategies, allowing them to make more informed financial decisions.
The SD Mayer process involves collaborating with our clients to identify their goals and objectives and develop a targeted course of action that meets their specific needs. We help to uncover different methods for optimizing investments and profitability.
Our experienced advisors implement a unique set of skills and insights when developing corporate retirement plans for businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. We collaborate with CFOs, human resources professionals, employee benefits administrators and other key members of the organizational leadership team throughout the process, removing the burden from their shoulders.
Our corporate retirement planning services are part of our holistic approach to helping businesses like yours achieve their financial objectives. Our strategic San Francisco location enables us to serve organizations in Silicon Valley, the larger Bay Area and across the United States.
Contact SD Mayer today to learn more about our retirement planning services for businesses and how they can benefit your organization.
Director, Business Development
San Francisco Office
With a distinguished career that spans three decades, John Benjamin brings to SD Mayer a wealth of knowledge encompassing entrepreneurship, real estate development, accounting, and management consulting. His dynamic experiences have seen him delve deep into the intricacies of finance, real estate development, and hospitality services. John’s remarkable acumen in fundraising, team development, and strategy consulting positions him as a leader par excellence within our firm.
At SD Mayer, John spearheads the business development department. His role is crucial to the relationship management of all client engagements. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, he drives the expansion and growth initiatives of the firm, ensuring our services not only meet but exceed the expectations of our clients.
Before his instrumental role at SD Mayer, John demonstrated leadership at Golden Gate Global as their Director of Project Development. Further testament to his multifaceted expertise, he has donned the hats of both CEO and CFO/Controller roles for various esteemed companies.
In John Benjamin, SD Mayer boasts not just a Director of Business Development, but a visionary dedicated to the firm’s continuous ascent in the world of business.
Founder & Managing Partner
San Francisco Office
At the intersection of ambition, vision, and relentless dedication stands Steve Mayer, the mastermind behind SD Mayer & Associates. With San Francisco as its backdrop, this accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm is a testament to Steve’s visionary spirit and unwavering commitment to excellence.
Before embarking on his journey with SD Mayer, Steve helmed the ship at Burr Pilger Mayer (BPM) as its CEO. His leadership acumen extended far beyond the accounting domain, with ventures spanning the eclectic realms of gastronomy, banking, and literature. From co-founding Presidio Bank to owning a slice of Books Inc., and even diving into the bustling restaurant scene, Steve’s entrepreneurial flair is evident in every endeavor.
Yet, what truly amplifies Steve’s professional prowess is his holistic approach. With an expansive career that encompasses accounting, consulting, and wealth management, he offers a rare 360-degree perspective. Whether it’s the intricate nuances of tax and accounting, strategic mergers and acquisitions, or guiding businesses with visionary advisory services, Steve is the quintessential professional his clients rely upon.
Beyond his business ventures, Steve’s heart beats for the community. Over four enriching decades, he has poured his time, energy, and passion into more than 15 non-profit boards. Noteworthy stints include the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, the influential Bay Area Council, and the halls of Riordan High School, underscoring his commitment to giving back. The creation of the 5 Buckets Foundation is the legacy he leaves to future young adults seeking financial literacy education.
A man of letters, Steve has also penned three books, sharing his insights, experiences, and expertise with a wider audience. On the home front, San Mateo resonates with the joyous echoes of his family life, where he cherishes moments with his wife of over three decades and their three children.
And if there were any doubts about Steve’s zest for life, they were put to rest when, at 60, he embraced the grueling challenge of an Ironman. Not just a feat of physical endurance, it symbolized his indomitable spirit, proving that age is merely a number when one’s spirit remains unyielding.
In Steve Mayer, one witnesses the remarkable fusion of a visionary leader, a community pillar, and a man deeply committed to every facet of life.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
San Francisco Office
If the world of accounting and operations at SD Mayer had an unsung hero, Wyatt would be wearing that cape. Joining the firm in 2018, Wyatt’s quick rise to the position of COO within just a year is a testament to his unparalleled skillset and forward-thinking approach.
With half a decade’s experience in the complex realms of operations and project management prior to joining the firm, Wyatt wasn’t just another run-of-the-mill operations professional. His distinctive engineering background brought an analytical rigor and a precision-oriented mindset to the table, setting him apart from the crowd.
While Wyatt’s primary role encompasses overseeing the multifaceted internal operations, including domains like IT, HR, billing, and project management, his involvement doesn’t just stop there. He is an intrinsic part of several of the firm’s consulting projects, especially when it boils down to the realms of data analysis and reporting. The man possesses an uncanny knack for diving deep into the vast seas of data, extracting pearls of insights that drive actionable strategies.
His prowess in analyzing intricate data streams and turning them into actionable intelligence has paved the way for the firm to enhance its productivity and revenue streams significantly. With Wyatt’s hand on the wheel, data isn’t just numbers. It becomes a story, a map, a guide to what’s next.
And while his analytical talents are commendable, whispers around the firm have it that Wyatt’s engineering genius isn’t just limited to accounting and operations. Tales of his capacity to engineer spacecraft and missiles are told in hushed tones, adding an aura of mystique around this operational wizard.
At SD Mayer, Wyatt is much more than just the COO. He is the bridge between numbers and narratives, the beacon guiding the ship through stormy seas of data, and the strategic compass pointing the way forward. With an engineer’s precision and an analyst’s insight, Wyatt is redefining the paradigm of operations at SD Mayer.
San Francisco Office
Randi S. Teichman is a distinguished attorney who has carved a niche for herself in the legal landscape through her specialization in estate planning, trust administration, and probate law. Her expertise extends into tax law, encompassing the preparation of individual and fiduciary income tax returns as well as estate tax returns, making her a versatile advocate for her clients’ legal and financial health.
A product of esteemed institutions, Randi’s academic credentials include a law degree from Stanford University (1988), a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (1984), and an LLM in Taxation from Golden Gate University (1999). These academic achievements laid the foundation for her successful career and her profound understanding of the complexities of estate and tax law.
Randi is a respected member of the estate planning, trust, and probate law sections of both the California State Bar and San Francisco Bar Association. Her dedication and expertise have earned her the distinction of being a certified specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
With a commitment to delivering personalized legal and tax services, Randi approaches each client with a keen ear and a compassionate heart. She excels in translating her clients’ needs and desires into robust legal documents, ensuring their peace of mind and security. Her comprehensive approach to tax matters enables her clients to optimize their tax positions effectively.
Over her 25-plus years of practice, Randi has become a trusted advisor to executors and trustees, guiding them through the complexities of probate and trust administration during the challenging times of loss. Her skilled and compassionate counsel is a testament to her deep experience and genuine care for her clients.
Randi’s excellence in law has not gone unnoticed by her peers. She has been honored with an AV rating, indicating the highest level of professional excellence. Furthermore, her outstanding service and legal acumen were recognized when San Francisco Magazine named her a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2005 and 2006.
Away from the legal arena, Randi finds solace and rejuvenation in the great outdoors. An avid hiker, she frequently explores the trails of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, embracing the natural beauty and tranquility that hiking affords. This passion for nature reflects her balanced approach to life, harmonizing her professional rigor with personal fulfillment.
Randi S. Teichman’s legal prowess, combined with her commitment to her clients and love for the outdoors, makes her a remarkable attorney and a valued member of the legal community.
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