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Newcleus offers premier compensation consulting backed by over 30 years of unmatched experience designing compensation strategies for financial institutions nationwide.

Our mission is to be a trusted advisor to the financial industry. We keep our focus on a curated number of engagements which enables us to develop the most thorough understanding of our clients’ goals and objectives. This approach allows us to deliver superior education and ensure directors, executives, and shareholders are proficient on efficient and effective compensation solutions.


In addition to being directly tied to the performance of the financial institution, compensation arrangements for executives are best designed to align with the following:

  • A company’s culture and values
  • Their business strategy
  • Trends in the industry
  • Industry competitive – the gold standard


Newcleus is dedicated to servicing its clients in compensation program designs that are focused on the specific needs of each client.

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Comparing Industry Standards to Build Effective Strategies

We start by developing a compensation peer group that includes similarly situated financial institutions in terms of industry, size, location(s), and performance and that will correlate closely with the performance peer group.

we utilize well-defined, relevant and results-based metrics

By comparing the company’s compensation program to that of peers, the compensation committee can determine the competitiveness of each element of executive compensation and how each compensation component fits within the total program.