Top Employee Benefits Consulting Firms in Lower Mainland, British Columbia
By Simply Benefits Marketing
May 31, 2022
Looking for benefits advice for your group benefits plans? Don't have a plan but would like to offer one? Check out this updated list (May 2022) of benefits advisors, brokerages & consulting firms located in the Lower Mainland* of British Columbia. They specialize in providing benefits expertise to employers looking to attract and retain top talent.
These benefits specialists offer a range of services that may include: needs assessment, plan design, taking your plan to the insurance marketplace to solicit quotes from a variety of Canadian Group Insurance Providers, and consolidating all insurer quotes in a proposal and presenting to you with recommendations. In addition, an advisor can assist with contract negotiations, onboarding and rollout to your workforce with ongoing benefits support.
* The B.C. Lower Mainland includes: Greater Vancouver (including North and West Vancouver), Burnaby, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Mission, Richmond, Delta, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, and Abbotsford.
Aon is in the business of better decision-making, partnering with clients to help them achieve it. Aon is dedicated to helping clients meet unmet or unfulfilled needs stemming from today’s rapidly changing, increasingly complex and interconnected challenges, and is positioned to deliver innovative solutions that address those unmet needs.
Whether you are implementing benefits for the first time, need a custom plan, or are looking for some guidance when things get complicated, Aptus Benefits brings expert insight for people who want to make the best possible decisions. Regardless of the complexity, from a brand new plan to the redesign or stewardship of an existing complex plan, Aptus is geared to provide clarity when you need it most.
With over 50 years of combined experience in the group benefits field, Arbutus Financial Services Ltd. has the expertise to help you identify the issues affecting your business, and provide the solutions you need to stay competitive and productive. From traditional to flex-benefit programs, Arbutus Financial offers customized employee benefits solutions for all sizes and types of businesses.
Arvin provides clients with unbiased recommendations and searches the market for options that best suits both client needs and budget. Arvin's services include Group Benefits and Retirement, Investments and Personal Insurance in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. Learn about Arvin's Group Benefits process.
Ascension Benefits believes that the traditional benefit approach does not focus on the client’s needs, but rather on the current products available which are then manipulated to fit. It’s not about more resources, better benefits, or additional costs. It’s about better utilization of what is already provided. Sometimes you just need to stop, look in the mirror and change your perspective.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Chris Ash is an independent employee benefits advisor, specializing in group benefit plans. Specialties include: Group benefits for small to mid-size companies and risk protected, self-funded insurance programs
For the past 30 years, Barclay Insurance has worked as a trusted insurance advisor to businesses to help them secure their ongoing continued success. With extensive experience and expertise in the group insurance industry, Barclay Insurance Services can help you design and implement the best benefits program for your unique corporate needs and objectives.
BeneCare Consulting Inc. provides customized group insurance and pension plans while educating and empowering organizations to make informed decisions for the wellbeing of their employees. BeneCare believes in transparent business practices as it engenders client confidence. Clients can be certain that their best interest always comes first.
Whether you employ 1 or 1000, BenefitDeck Consulting Ltd. provides specifically tailored group benefits plans unique to your budget and employee's needs. For small to large-sized businesses, BenefitDeck provides HSAs, Flex-plans, group RRSPs, and customized plans that will make you and your employees happy.
Regardless of your industry, size, or the complexity of your group benefits program, BFL CANADA, through a broad range of services, offers you solutions that support your corporate culture and allow your business to acquire and maintain a competitive edge.
Brightin Insider Benefits
Location: Vancouver, BC
Brightin Group Benefits Brokers and Consultants are a Canadian team of employee benefits experts working collectively under the umbrella of Brightin-Insider. As an industry leading employee benefits and pensions specialty firm, we have served over 1,000+ organizations across Canada.
CapriCMW's Benefits Division is a full-service consulting team specializing in group benefits and retirement solutions. Since 1991, the team has served as advisors to clients of all sizes, from small, family-run businesses, to large, multinational corporations. When working with CapriCMW Benefits Division, you get direct, personal service from a dedicated, experienced Benefits Advisor and Team.
Cove’s credo to doing insurance right has been developed by using a critical and objective approach to insurance advice and product selection that’s different from everyone else in the industry. Cove can place your insurance through virtually any of Canada’s insurance companies (with a few exceptions). With a status as a broker, Cove Continuity Advisors can shop the market for the best coverage and rates available.
Davis Benefits & Pensions Ltd. provides active management, advisory, and brokerage services to Canadian employers that offer employee benefit programs and group retirement plans. The Davis team members are experts in annual renewals, marketing quotes, benchmarking, surveys, risk management, and patient advocacy.
Whether you’re 5, 50, or 500 people strong, you need an employee benefits strategy that works for your business. You could be a new company starting your first employee benefits plan or a large firm with an in-house team of Human Resource professionals, expanding across Canada or internationally. Dent Benefits Consulting specializes in designing simple, effective employee benefits strategies customized to your needs.
Dowco Financial Ltd. is an insurance brokerage providing group health benefits and individual insurance including life insurance, disability insurance, critical illness, and long-term care insurance. Dowco works closely with businesses, partnerships, and individuals residing in British Columbia and the companies working within the Dowco Group Network.
At The Dupuis Langen Group they specialize in employee benefit plans for small and medium-sized businesses. Dupuis Langen acts as your one-stop-shop for everything employee benefits — help select the right insurance carrier, cost-control measures, and annual renewal negotiations. In addition, an experienced Account Manager is assigned and always ready to help administer your employee plan.
Eagle Bay Financial is an independent advisor agency that provides Group Benefits & Retirement Plans exclusively to Indigenous Communities & organizations. They understand the challenges clients face; hence, respecting cultures, providing premium servicing, and are committed to confidentiality. They have earned a reputation for knowledge, integrity, and trust from clients.
Eckler Vancouver's team of more than 25 consultants and analysts are experts in designing benefits programs that meet the needs of plan sponsors in all business sectors and workforces across Canada. From plan design to funding and administration of group benefit arrangements for single- and multi-employer plans, Eckler addresses each organization’s unique opportunities and needs with solutions that are specifically tailored to you.
Ellement provides actuarial, consulting, investment, and administrative services to benefits programs. Ellement's role is to evaluate all of the available data to help our clients make informed decisions about their benefits plans and how those benefit decisions integrate with the plan sponsor objectives. With over 200 years of combined experience, Ellement delivers tailored benefit programs that meet the needs of your organization- regardless of size.
Evergreen Benefits focuses on providing clients with personalized attention and delivering the best possible experience. Providing services in retirement and estate tax planning, group benefit plans, and insurance planning, Evergreen Benefits strives to ensure that clients have peace of mind by protecting their families and businesses with insurance and benefits strategies.
Financial Confidence Advisors provides financial advisory and wealth management services for business families, business owners, and executives of privately held Canadian companies. One of the fundamental services offered by Financial Confidence Advisors is employee education because of the belief that when your workforce does not understand the benefits you offer or does not appreciate the value of their benefits, it is a waste of time, effort, and money.
Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management & consulting services helping clients face challenges and providing effective solutions. The Gallagher Benefits & HR Consulting team will help you design, implement and manage a cost-effective benefits program that is structured to reduce costs, improve workforce productivity, educate employees, mitigate risk and help you attract, retain, and develop top talent.
George & Bell Consulting advises clients on all aspects of active benefit plans such as life insurance, long-term disability coverage, and health/dental benefits as well as post-retirement and post-employment benefit plans. Offering a variety of services, George & Bell Consulting can also assist with pension plans, endowments and foundations, lawyers that have cases related to benefits or pensions, and First Nation Trusts.
Whether you’re a company of two or two thousand, people are the engine that powers every business. Granville West Group works with you to understand the unique needs of your team, and then distill all the information from insurance providers, legislative changes, and industry standards down to simple options. This way, you can make the right decision for your bottom line and all the people working to build it.
HUB International advises businesses and individuals on how to reach their goals. When partnering with HUB, you're at the center of a vast network of risk, insurance, employee benefits, retirement and wealth management specialists. HUB will work together with you to create a comprehensive, multi-year employee benefits strategy that is scoped, scaled, and tailored for your organization.
The Immix Group can provide you with a full range of employee benefits products, creatively structured to customize your plan and optimize your healthcare spending. Products include: life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, critical illness insurance, Guaranteed Standard Issue plans, extended healthcare, and dental care.
You cannot plan for everything, but you can do your best to prepare for all of life’s variables with the right insurance and financial advisor. At Integral Financial Services Inc., the goal is to help our clients achieve financial peace of mind under any circumstance. Integral's Group Benefits Specialist can help your employees with the extensive selection of employee benefits services.
Irina specializes in helping small and mid sized businesses in BC with employee group benefits. They know that the bottom line matters to your business. Their goal is to ensure that you’re getting a customized benefits plan at the lowest possible price. The focus is on long term rate control and stability.
Johnstone's has been simplifying employee benefit programs for over 1000 businesses and organizations since 1983. Whatever your industry, size, or revenue, we can put together a plan that will provide effective coverage for your employees. Using one carrier or intermixing insurance carriers ensures you'll receive optimal life insurance, income protection, health and dental coverage at the best price.
MB Pension & Benefits Group Inc. uses a consultative approach to evaluate, implement, and maintain group benefit programs. One specialty lies in helping construction companies who are currently within an Hour Bank funding model to evaluate the strength of this funding arrangement. Using proprietary analysis, a conservative and diligent approach is taken to help you further evaluate your plan within the insurance marketplace, as well as improve upon your existing benefits plan.
By working with Mercer Marsh Benefits, you benefit from established, productive relationships by obtaining the best possible pricing and service. In addition to a custom design specific to your organization, Mercer Marsh Benefits helps you with the delivery of your plan to your workforce. From technology to employee communications, Mercer Marsh Benefits ensures you are meeting your employees' expectations and managing risk and cost.
Montridge Advisory Group Ltd., based in Vancouver, British Columbia, are employee benefits advisors to some of Canada’s most dynamic organizations. Working collaboratively, they empower employers to care for the physical, emotional, and financial well-being of their employees. Their boutique, team based advisory culture, and long standing relationships produce positive outcomes for their clients’ health, retirement, and executive compensation strategies.
The insurance industry has consolidated in the last decade. There are only a handful of insurers in the marketplace and Optimum Strategies Inc. has access to all of them, resulting in leverage to create the best pricing and plans designs. Optimum Strategies helps employees integrate their group benefits plans with personal plans or government-sponsored benefits (MSP, EI, CPP, WorkSafe), thus avoiding duplicate coverage and costs.
PBI’s benefits practice is comprised of actuaries and group benefits consultants from a variety of backgrounds and experience. The PBI team of benefits consultants is also supported by actuarial and investment associates who provide technical valuation skills, stochastic modeling expertise as well as assistance in completing routine tasks.
The Re/Frame Financial Group is the successor of Corporate Occupational Solutions, a workplace health and wellness services provider. The Re/Frame Group has now expanded its services into individual and commercial insurance solutions, bringing on new team members with a combined 25 years of industry experience. Discover proven employee group benefits strategies that deliver results to over 100 Canadian companies.
Whether you are a small company or a large organization, Schmunk Gatt Smith & Associates has the depth of knowledge and full range of group benefit products to meet your needs. As independent insurance brokers, Schmunk Gatt Smith & Associates have access to a wide range of products. This grants flexibility to customize the right group benefits plan for your employees.
Simplified Financial has helped hundreds of B.C. & Alberta businesses make informed decisions with regards to their employee benefits and business owner insurance needs. Whatever size your company is, they can help. This can be a complex process, so Simplified Financial works on your behalf to design a plan that can provide the appropriate coverage for your team and meet the needs of your business at a competitive cost and value.
From designing and implementing Group Benefits plans to negotiating rates and providing ongoing customer service, Smythe Employee Benefits will work to meet the changing needs of your company. Smythe Employee Benefits offers knowledge and expertise in group benefits and insurance to businesses in Vancouver. Each client is unique, and we are committed to working with them in finding the right plans that meet all of their needs.
At Staples & Company, their commitment is to provide leading-edge benefits plan design and focused financial management. They work effectively with clients to obtain value in their employee benefits. By providing ongoing service and support, we build lasting relationships with our clients.
Vantage Corporate Benefits Advisory offers corporate insurance planning and health benefits for thriving businesses. While you focus on encouraging your clients and business associates to establish profitable business relationships with your company, Vantage employee benefits specialists will help find a package of employee benefits that will motivate your workforce to work hard and stay committed to your ideals.
For 40 years, WCBC has provided compensation and benefit consulting services to Canadian employers. WCBC specializes in assisting organizations determine how much and how to pay, reward and engage employees. They offer a fully-integrated total compensation service providing strategic direction, benchmarking, design, implementation and management of: Salaries, Short-term, medium-term and long-term incentive plans, Group benefit plans and management perquisites, Deferred income plans, Paid time off arrangements, Total compensation and total rewards, Pensions and investment policy and planning.
Whelton Insurance Consultants Ltd. is a leading provider of group employee benefits, pensions and RRSPs. Whelton was incorporated in 1978 to provide a superior, professional service to corporate clients on all matters relating to employee benefit and compensation programs. Whelton has access to all major national insurance companies ensuring objective and impartial recommendations. Whelton currently manages over 300 corporate clients throughout the United States and Canada.
ZLC Financial is one of the fastest-growing advisors for employee benefits programs in Vancouver. At ZLC, the goal is to provide you with the most affordable benefits plan, as well as provide the peace of mind that going forward your plan is financially sustainable. Most importantly, ZLC Financial will help ensure that your benefits plan is relevant to your employees and therefore, to your business strategy.
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