John Grobe, President of Federal Career Experts, is an expert in the area of federal employee retirement and benefits and is a TSP expert. This experience comes from his 26 year federal career in which he managed the retirement program in a 3,500-employee office of a large federal agency. After retiring in 1997 and establishing his own company, he has provided assistance in retirement and other areas to federal agencies, individuals and private sector clients. John has delivered hundreds of federal retirement seminars. His popular seminars on federal retirement and TSP management take advantage of the fact that he is an expert in federal retirement and is a TSP expert.
In 2003 John wrote Understanding the Federal Retirement Systems, one of the bestselling books on federal retirement. This book has been revised every year since then and has sold over 50,000 copies. Beginning in 2007 he designed four separate retirement training manuals that are used by other firms that deliver pre-retirement training to federal employees, as well as his own firm. He has designed and developed pre-retirement seminars for numerous federal agencies.
John writes periodic articles on the subject of retirement and career planning for several clients, having written more than one hundred over the last few years. He also delivers webinars and tele-seminars for FEDweek and others due to his knowledge of federal retirement and is a TSP expert.
John has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois (Chicago) and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Relations from Loyola University of Chicago. He is a former officer of the Association of Career Professionals, International, and the American Society for Training and Development and the National Association of Letter Carriers.