We have dedicated our careers to employee benefits and things have changed dramatically over the years. That’s why, ten years ago, we found ourselves sitting in the beautiful green hills of San Francisco’s Presidio asking, “How can we empower clients in this constantly changing environment?” To answer this question, we decided that mid-market employers needed a new kind of benefits advisor so we founded Presidio Benefits Group.
We founded Presidio to give employers back their power—power over skyrocketing medical costs and power to inspire, motivate and engage employees with creative benefits programs. During the last nine years, Presidio has carefully built a team of seasoned benefits professionals who are passionate about helping our clients succeed.
At Presidio, we help companies to strategize, manage, and communicate employee benefits packages. We exist to help workplaces become healthier and more successful. Guiding us each day are our core values:
- We care deeply
- Respect is fundamental
- We do what we say we’re going to do
- We operate with the highest degree of professionalism
In December 2016, Presidio Benefits Group joined Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. This transition opens the door to an even broader array of capabilities and resources to meet our clients’ unique and evolving employee benefits needs.
Successful outcomes, one engagement at a time.
I have extensive experience in working with benefits advisors and can unequivocally say Presidio is excellent! Alan and his team have done a great job for Ikanos. They are effective at both the strategic and tactical levels. As advisors, they are knowledgeable on trends and proactively engage in a process so we can plan future steps. They have done a good job for us in the traditional benefits broker roles of negotiating rates and changing carriers when necessary. In addition to the higher level and strategic functions, they are an extra pair of hands to our lean benefits department in helping us and our employees navigate when issues, such as claim administration, arise with a particular carrier. We have had a great five year plus relationship with Presidio!- Jim Murphy, Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources, Ikanos
I have worked with Presidio for several years. I have found them to be professional in all our dealings. Our company has had several changes to go through due to our size, structure, and new ACA rulings. Presidio is very knowledgeable and has given us suggestions/options to make our changes and transitions much smoother and with no disruption to the company or our employees. They are always proactive with our renewals, negotiating lower increases with our providers. This makes my job less stressful and I am very appreciative of all the support they provide our company.- Teresa Barnhart, Director of Administrative Services, NagraStar
Presidio Benefits Group has always, and continues to, exceed our expectations for client support, while being strategic, yet practical – a true and trusted partner when tackling the many challenges of offering a comprehensive, competitive, compliant, yet cost-effective, employee benefits package. They are a true extension of our HR department, proactively helping us navigate the ever-changing landscape of employee benefit and wellness programs.- Cori Ekman, Vice President, Human Resources, Nagra Kudelski
Matt Coan and his team have provided us with outstanding client service. They have a great understanding of our needs and exhibit pro-active leadership in dealing with carriers, our employees’ claims issues and the increasingly difficult areas of compliance. This is our first year in a self insured “captive” and they have been our partner throughout the process. There are many insurance brokers offering a variety of services, but there only a few that are true professionals like the team at Presidio Benefits Group. They don’t just show up once a year at renewal time, but are professionals that support our needs throughout the plan year.- Cheryl Rankin, Director of Human Resources, DGA
Presidio makes the complicated world of benefits easy. This is important because the benefits we offer our staff are such a critical part of retaining outstanding talent, and the landscape is always changing. I can count on Presidio to provide me with accurate and timely information with warmth and expertise.- Gregg Solimine, Human Resources & Administration Manager, The Women's Foundation of California
We have been working with PBG since 2009, they really have been great partners helping us navigate the ever-changing healthcare landscape. We genuinely try to offer the best benefits program we can to our employees and their families, PBG gets this and works with us to achieve that.- Carolynn Smith, Associate, Forell/Elsesser
We have worked with Presidio Benefits Group for over 10 years, we are solicited by brokers all year round for our business, I wouldn’t trust our employees’ benefits to anyone but the Presidio Benefits Group. They are always very quick to respond to our needs and they always go above and beyond to solve individual employee needs and resolve any carrier issues we might have! Alan Ikeya and his team are the very best at what they do!- Cheryl Maclennan, Human Resources/Sales & Marketing, Pool Covers, Inc.
We have been partnering with the Presidio Benefits Group for over three years and our experience with them has been outstanding. Presidio is such a strategic partner as they really think outside the box to ensure we have a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which has contributed to our ability to attract and retain highly talented staff. Not only is the Presidio’s top-notch team very ethical, personable and professional, they have an in depth knowledge of the benefits landscape and proactively support us in the areas of compliance, mitigating increasing healthcare costs, implementing best practices and navigating the complexities of benefits laws (e.g. ACA). Hands down, Presidio is the best benefits broker around.- Christa Brothers, Vice President, Human Resources, Earthjustice
When I joined Gild, I knew it was time to reassess the effectiveness of our Professional Employer Organization (PEO) relationship. Presidio helped me build a strategy to move benefits in-house and less than two months after our initial meeting, Gild had a comprehensive benefits program up and running. I couldn’t have done it without the Presidio team. Their level of care and attention to me and my employees makes them a true partner.- Brittany Brown Ceres, VP of Employee Success , Gild, Inc.