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Katz/Pierz is the Latest Partner Firm to Join United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    September 18, 2014 at 2:31 PM

New Jersey Agency with a Focus on “Customer First” Partners with
Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms

Indianapolis, Ind. – September 11, 2014 – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Katz/Pierz as a new Partner Firm.   From individuals to large employers, Katz/Pierz offers a high level of expertise as well as their signature “Customer First!” philosophy to the design, communication, and management of client benefit and insurance programs.

Katz/Pierz began more than 30 years ago with a focus on individual and small group products for professionals, business owners and the self-employed.  It has since evolved into a full-service benefits firm, supporting small to large employers with fully-insured and self-funded programs.  Principals Lenny Katz, Joe Sulpizio and Shay Cowan each have more than 20 years of industry experience; they remain committed to the notion that people make a difference, employing a responsive and knowledgeable staff to provide a personalized touch to benefits administration…lending a helping hand to benefit administrators, employees and their families every day.  Visit www.katzpierz.com to learn more about Katz/Pierz.

“Pressure on employers to find cost-effective solutions, stay compliant and provide effective benefit education and communication has never been greater.  We’re confident that joining UBA provides us with the right partner to ensure that we continue to meet these new challenges,” said Lenny Katz, President of Katz/Pierz.  “We joined UBA because we share a commitment to collaboration, professionalism, education, and a fierce independence that drives us to help our clients every day.”

As the newest Partner of UBA, Katz/Pierz joins a network of more than 130 employee benefits advisory firms that serve employers of all sizes across the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a combined group, UBA’s annual employee benefit revenues rank it among the top five employee benefit advisory organizations in the U.S. UBA is a unique community, which provides its Partner Firms the ability to tap the expert knowledge of nearly 2,000 benefit professionals and offers world class products and services to best meet the needs of employers offering competitive benefits packages.

“Adding a well-established and well-respected Partner Firm like Katz/Pierz to UBA is always a pleasure.  Their commitment to a ‘Customer First!’ philosophy, decades of industry experience, and consultative approach to their clients is perfectly suited to UBA’s principles,” said UBA CEO Les McPhearson. “Their addition to UBA will surely benefit all of our Partner Firms with an infused attitude and philosophy of placing the customer above all.”


About United Benefit Advisors

United Benefit Advisors is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  As trusted and knowledgeable advisors, UBA Partners collaborate with more than 2,200 fellow professionals to deliver expertise, thought leadership and best-in-class solutions that positively impact employers and make a real difference in the lives of their employees and families.  Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit UBA online at www.UBAbenefits.com.

Topics: UBA, Katz, Pierz, Lenny Katz, Joe Sulpizio, Shay Cowan