Names & Faces

Michael Sperduto Joins The Standard as Retirement Plan Consultant

To serve Western PA, Northern OH & Western NY

June 05, 2019 — PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Standard announced the hiring of Michael Sperduto as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors in western Pennsylvania, northern Ohio and western New York.

Sperduto has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and has worked in sales management and as a financial advisor. He received a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.

About The Standard
The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services, including group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, absence management services, individual annuities, and retirement plans products and services. For more information about The Standard, visit

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries. StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, wholesales a group annuity contract issued by Standard Insurance Company and a mutual fund trust platform for retirement plans. Third-party administrative services are provided by Standard Retirement Services, Inc. Investment advisory services are provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor. StanCorp Equities, Inc., Standard Insurance Company, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., are subsidiaries of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and all are Oregon corporations.