Christopher Brockmeyer has been the Director of Employee Benefit Funds for the Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry, since 2007. Mr. Brockmeyer serves as an employer-appointed trustee (in most cases as Co-Chair) on 11 multi-employer pension funds, 6 health funds and 5 annuity/401(k) funds with nearly $7 Billion in assets, covering 125,000 current or future retirees and providing health care coverage for more than 25,000 employees (plus their dependents) in the entertainment industry.
Before arriving at the Broadway League, Mr. Brockmeyer was the Director of Labor Relations at Live Nation/Clear Channel Entertainment for 7 years, negotiating and administering all labor relations activities for the Company’s 100+ North American venues, its music promoting business, its theatre presenting operations and its role as a commercial theatre producer. Previously, he spent nearly 8 years working for the performers’ unions, Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).
Mr. Brockmeyer serves on the Board of Directors of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP), a non-partisan organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to the advocacy of multiemployer plans through communication with government officials and members of Congress. He was actively involved in the development and passage of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA). Mr. Brockmeyer is a regular speaker at investment and employee benefits conferences and was honored in 2014 by Institutional Investor magazine with its Taft-Hartley Plan of the Year award. Mr. Brockmeyer also teaches Labor Relations in the Performing Arts as part of Brooklyn College’s MFA Performing Arts Management program.
In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Mr. Brockmeyer served a four-year term as a Councilman for the Town of North Salem in Westchester County, New York and currently serves on North Salem’s Planning Board. He has also served on the boards of the North Salem Open Land Foundation and the North Salem Keeler Library.
Mr. Brockmeyer received his B.A. (Philosophy and History) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his M.A. (Philosophy) from the New School in New York City.
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