Why Join?

Leverage the Benefits of Membership

Enterprise-Level Value

Benefits are offered to all employees of member firms – from executive level, mid-level management, and those that are new to the industry. Nicsa’s membership value is extended to all parts of your organization.

Broad Industry Participation

Nicsa offers enhanced collaboration across a wide range of industry perspectives. The Association enjoys a diverse membership, including asset managers, broker dealers, and an extensive group of service firms that support the industry. View Members.

Impactful Member Contribution

Nicsa’s committees cover industry topics, national and regional events, content programming and more. Relatively small committee sizes allow our volunteers to have impactful participation, make meaningful contributions, and have their voices be heard. View Committees.

Leading Industry Intelligence

Nicsa provides access to developing industry practices via formal educational programs, nation-wide conferences, and informal networking opportunities for employees of all stages of their careers. View Event Calendar.

Educational Content

Members have access to an extensive array of programs and reference materials via the Nicsa Knowledge Center.

Leadership Opportunities

Any employee from Nicsa member firms may volunteer for committee membership or leadership roles.

Employee Education & Training

Nicsa is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and proudly offers continuing education credits as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Hear What Our Members Are Saying

As a member of Nicsa, we have benefited from access to the industry’s largest global asset managers and service providers. Nicsa has afforded our employees access to its networking opportunities and interactive forums. Nicsa encourages collaboration and, through their committee volunteer network, our employees have been able to further develop professional leadership skills and make a meaningful impact on the industry.

— David Whitaker | President | FORESIDE

Putnam associates are actively involved with Nicsa. In our experience, committee participation is a great way to connect with the Nicsa community, and to engage on topics spanning all aspects of the asset management industry.

— Karen Walsh | Head of Investor Services | PUTNAM INVESTMENTS

On a personal level, Nicsa has helped shape my career. I’ve been able to develop a strong industry network, and valued relationships through my involvement with various committees, conferences, and my prior role on the Nicsa board.

— Anne Hebard-Duduch | Managing Director | SS&C

Nicsa webinars are an effective and efficient way for leaders in my firm to learn about industry best practices and develop business insight. We often gather our executives internally to participate, debrief, and decide how to leverage what we’ve learned in order to drive our business forward.

— Ian McCoy | Senior Vice President | FRANKLIN TEMPLETON GROUP