ERISA 3(21) and 3(38) Services

Managing your obligations as a fiduciary can be challenging. As a plan sponsor you are required to navigate the landscape of available investment managers, monitor plan investments, and more. In response to these needs, Wilshire offers plan sponsors ERISA 3(21) and 3(38) services.

Access Wilshire’s Expertise

Wilshire’s ERISA 3(21) and 3(38) services utilize Wilshire’s independent expertise to screen, monitor, and recommend investment options for plan sponsors. Wilshire’s investment professionals are responsible for the creation and oversight of the 3(21) Select List and 3(21) and 3(38) Investment Menus, offering your plan the opportunity to gain access to the same manager research resources that help select investment options for some of the largest pension plans in the world.

Wilshire’s ERISA 3(21) and 3(38) Services Offer:


Wilshire offers independent, third-party investment advice based on 30+ years of providing investment guidance to some of the largest plan sponsors in the country.

Proven ProcessesProven Processes

Wilshire has a tested methodology for screening, monitoring, and recommending investment options for your plan’s investment lineup.



Build your own investment lineup using the 3(21) Select List or adopt Wilshire’s lineup using a 3(21) or 3(38) Investment Menu.


Wilshire will assist you in mapping your existing investment lineup to the Wilshire lineup.



Quarterly investment performance and coverage status reporting to help you track and monitor your plan’s investment lineup.


Wilshire provides a template investment policy statement that aligns with the methodology used to select and monitor investment options.


For more information about our ERISA 3(21) & 3(38) services, please contact:

Leah Emkin
Managing Director, Wilshire Funds Management
(310) 260-6689

Wilshire’s 3(21) and 3(38) fiduciary services are provided pursuant to the Services Agreement between Wilshire and the plan sponsor. The 3(21) and 3(38) fiduciary services are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in such agreement including any limitations thereto.

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