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Ian H. Altman

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Ian H. Altman


Ian H. Altman, ’80 B.A. is a founding partner of Altman & Cronin Benefit Consultants, an actuarial and retirement consulting boutique in San Francisco, CA.  Altman & Cronin is known for its expertise in longevity and retiree health/income, and Mr. Altman has an extensive practice as an expert witness in these areas.  Ian serves as Governor Jerry Brown’s appointee to the California Actuarial Advisory Panel, is Past President of the Western Pension and Benefits Conference, and serves on the Endowment and Retirement/Personnel Committees of several non-profit organizations.

Mr. Altman received his undergraduate degree from Yale College (magna cum laude) in 1980, receiving honors in both mathematics and economics.  His wife, Laura Scher, graduated from Yale College with honors in the same class.  Their daughter Alison graduated from Yale College (’12 B.A.), receiving the undergraduate Chemistry Prize.  Their son Jonathan presently attends high school.