Burnham Benefit Advisors

Who We Are

Burnham Benefit Advisors is one of the largest independent privately held brokerage and consulting firms in New York. As benefit and human resource specialists established in 1977, we serve organizations across the North East and Canada.

Specializing in the design, installation, maintenance, and cost containment of group health insurance and ancillary benefits plans, Burnham Benefit Advisors has maintained over 400 business and professional service clients for over 35 years.

Burnham Benefit Advisors also offers human resource management system (HRMS) consulting and technology. HRMS consulting services include on-site data collection, system implementation and training as well as long-term support. Burnham Benefit Advisors is one of the few companies in the country that provides free online benefit enrollment and premium reconciliation for employers with "Total Enrollment." Whether contemplating a new benefit plan or seeking a more efficient alternative to an existing program, Burnham Benefit Advisors provides decision makers with a finished product that reflects employer philosophy, conforms to budgetary requirements and preserves employee morale.

Why Choose Burnham Benefit Advisors

We are dedicated to ensuring extraordinary benefits program performance and continuous improvement year after year. While we are an established industry leader offering proven solutions, we remain an independent regional firm providing flexibility and personal service, giving our clients the best of both worlds. 

Because of our specialized expertise in cost containment, claims services, and technology, we can help you offer higher quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in your insurance and benefit programs, supported by more than 35 years of experience serving our clients in the North East and Canada.

We focus on offering outstanding service and proven financial results. Our clients are immensely loyal; we maintain a 98% client retention rate, far above the industry average. 

Most importantly, it's our people that make Burnham Benefit Advisors the preferred benefits partner for so many companies. We work as a team to always do what is right for our clients and their employees. For everything that depends on your company's benefits, from cost containment and the elimination of administrative and compliance nightmares, to employee communication and satisfaction, you can depend on Burnham Benefit Advisors. 

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Our Benefit Services

  • General Benefits Consulting
  • Health Care Benefits Consulting
  • Plan Design Evaluation
  • Vendor Evaluation
  • Cost Containment Strategies
  • Collective Bargaining Strategies
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Health Care Reform Analysis
  • Federal Subsidy Analysis
  • Comparative Technology
  • Executive Benefit Management
  • Web Based Enrollment
  • One Source Claims Management 

Our Human Resource Services

  • HR Consulting
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Self-Service Web Portals
  • Total Enrollment Services
  • Summary Plan Descriptions
  • Employee Communication
  • Flex Benefits
  • Specialized Products
  • Legislative Updates
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Credentialied HR Professionals

Health Care Reform Update

How will Health Care Reform affect your business? Feel free to visit the Health Care Reform Timeline to see important dates to look our for in the coming years.