Why SIG?

The SIG Advantage

As an independent regional benefits firm, we are able to provide you with:

  • Personalized attention
  • High levels of customer service
  • Understanding of local market trends
  • National and regional carriers and vendors
  • Dedicated staff that understands your business and your employees (as a member of BAN, we are able to leverage the advantages of size and scale, bringing you the depth and breadth of services of the national firms) but without the restrictions.


Leveraging the strength of SIG’s preferred relationships with some of the leading carriers in the industry, we can offer your company benefits programs that help give you a greater competitive advantage when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent. We collaborate with Alera member firms to give you more robust benefits solutions so you can do more to create better value for your employees and your organization. For us, collaboration is more than a value-add — it is our value. We take advantage of the intellectual capital found within the leading firms in the country. This expertise brings our clients more innovative strategies and sophisticated, effective planning.


As a part of Alera, we offer the intelligence, insight, and information that only organizations of this size and scale can. Because of our access to leading-edge thinking and decision support tools, such as customized benchmark reports, data analytics, and more, we can help you create and implement strategic benefits solutions that are designed to meet the unique needs of your organization. So, you can make the appropriate benefit investment decisions for your company — decisions that will be beneficial for your organization and its employees today, tomorrow, and beyond. Through innovation we create powerful and insightful benefits solutions that help solve the problems your organization faces today, and take a proactive approach to the challenges you may face in the future.

BAN Compliance Director Reviews the Cadillac Tax & Other ACA Provisions

Peter Marathas, the Compliance Director for the Benefit Advisors Network, reviews the importance of working with a BAN Smart Partner today to implement programs that will reduce costs, get premium spend down, and avoid some of the excise tax from the ACA provision commonly referred to as the Cadillac tax. Peter also discusses the critical role human capital and infrastructure play in tracking hours, staying in compliance, being prepared for audits, and other issues brought to the forefront by health care reform.