Mr. Brown is the research manager for the National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA) where he is responsible for collecting and updating data and contributing to fact sheets and other research materials which help inform the public pension community. He has co-authored papers on public pension and retiree health care including “Strengthening State and Local Government Finances: Lessons for Negotiating Public Pension Plan Reforms,” “Understanding Finances and Changes in Retiree Health Care,” and NASRA Issue Briefs on pension spending, hybrid retirement plans, and cost-of-living adjustments.
Prior to joining NASRA, Mr. Brown worked on pension and retiree health care issues for the Center for State & Local Government Excellence and the International City/County Management Association. He holds a master’s in public policy from George Mason University and a B.A. in interdisciplinary social sciences from James Madison University.