Noel Santiago

Vice President, Group Benefits

Having a comprehensive benefit plan is of key importance for an employer to recruit and retain talent.

Noel is a benefit consultant and financial services professional specializing in company-offered group Insurance programs.  He is also well versed in 401(k) plan implementation, and individual life, disability and medical programs.  Noel considers himself an extension of his clients’ Human Resources departments, analyzing their needs and collaborating with them to develop customized plans to address their health benefits management issues.

With over 17 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry, Noel brings unique insight in designing various life, health, disability and retirement plans.   He began his career at Automatic Data Processing as a retirement services specialist, where he analyzed client business specifications, determined appropriate plan requirements, sold, implemented and managed 401(k) and associated retirement programs.

Noel then brought his 401(k) expertise and experience to Herbert L. Jamison & Co. LLC where he started as an account executive in their employee benefit department, and helped grow and manage their retirement product line.  He quickly expanded his knowledge of employee benefit issues to include life, health and disability programs.  During his successful tenure as Division Vice President at Jamison, Noel was largely responsible for the growth and production of their benefit department.  Noel led a turnaround within the Benefit Division that resulted in revenue growth of 30% within his first year, and doubled in four years.

Noel received a BA in finance from Montclair State University, and he is licensed in Life and Health in New Jersey and other states.  Outside of the office, Noel has been involved in various organizations, such as ALA (Association of Legal Administrators) NJ, NY and Miami chapters.  He enjoys speaking engagements, sports, and traveling with his family.