Employee Bios

John W. "Jay" Martin is qualified as an "expert witness" on retirement plans by the District and Circuit Courts of Montgomery County, Maryland and the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia. He has been retained to represent plan sponsors which have had their plans examined by the Internal Revenue Service, Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation and the Department of Labor. He has extensive experience in this capacity and proven his effectiveness.
Jay is a Certified Pension Planner (CPP) with the National Institute of Certified Pension Planners. His comprehensive knowledge of all types of qualified retirement plans has enabled him to be recognized by his peers as a leader in the field and is frequently asked to present to professional groups on current retirement trends and developments.
Jay graduated from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia with a degree in economics. After graduation, he began his career in the retirement field when he accepted a position as pension administrator for Wolff & Associates. Seven years later he was promoted to vice president as a partner in Wolff & Martin, Inc. He started Martin Retirement Services, Inc. in 2001.

David W. Archer graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in economics. He started his career in pension administration in 1994 and has brought a wealth of experience to Martin Retirement Services, Inc. David's many strengths include his ability to expertly design retirement plans for his clients based on their individual needs. This service includes both the assessment of the desired plan specifications as well as the appropriate funding vehicle. He will then provide the necessary administration to help maintain these programs in compliance with the many laws and regulations with which he is so familiar. David also has extensive experience with representing clients under Internal Revenue Service examinations.

Jeanine V. Simmons graduated from Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland with a degree in accounting and is presently working towards her professional designation of Qualified Plan Administrator (QPA) with the American Society of Pension Actuaries (ASPPA). Her pension administration experience, dating back to 1999, coupled with her ASPPA course work and computer proficiency, Jeanine is a very valuable asset to Martin Retirement Services, Inc.

Sandra Swiantek started with Martin Retirement Services in 2006.  She is from Chicago and attended Northwestern University. Her pension administration career started Illinois 1989 and comes to us by way of Tampa, Florida.  As a member of ASPPA, she stays current on the many law changes by regularly attending the national ASPPA conference in Washington, D.C.  Her compliance knowledge and attention to detail has been a great addition to our professional staff.  Besides her technical knowledge, Sandra’s superb client services and problem-solving skills are an asset to our firm.

Kimberly Vermillion joined Martin Retirement Services in the fall of 2013. She has been a lifelong Maryland resident and attended University of Maryland University College. She has over 19 years’ experience and has earned her Qualified 401K Administrators designation from ASPPA. Kimberly’s experience and her excellent client service will give your retirement plan the professional to help you achieve your goals.

Shanna Stabi began working for Martin Retirement Services, Inc. in the winter of 2013.  Shanna graduated from Kent State University with bachelor’s degree in public relations and marketing with a focus on accounting.  She lends her years of paralegal work to Martin Retirement by writing plan documents for our clients.  She is also our staff accountant.