EaseCentral Debuts East Coast Expansion via Partnership with PGP

Brokers under the PGP umbrella now have access to cutting-edge technology to streamline processes and increase engagement.

Oct 04, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EaseCentral, the all-in-one software solution for employee benefits, payroll and HR, announced a partnership with PGP (Professional Group Plans), the largest full service General Agency in the Tri-State Area, to offer comprehensive online benefits administration and enrollment to PGP’s brokers. Through this partnership, brokers on the East Coast, for the first time, will be able to utilize the EaseCentral platform to add value to both existing and future client relationships. To date, EaseCentral has partnered with more than 20 General Agencies across the country to offer brokers unprecedented support in rolling out new technologies to their groups, easing the burdens of tedious paperwork and increasing productivity.

“PGP is partnering with EaseCentral because their innovative technology is user friendly, and most importantly, extremely broker-centric,” said Kerry W. Phelan, President of PGP. “The platform caters to clients in our target market and exceeds the features of competitors on almost all levels. EaseCentral truly understands the client-broker relationship and invests in enhancing it.”

PGP is currently the largest full service General Agency in the Tri-State Area serving over 60,000 employer groups. EaseCentral’s best-in-class technology offers their broker partners the ability to streamline day-to-day processes, including employee onboarding, PTO requests, and benefit enrollment online. Catering to the next generation of employers and employees, EaseCentral provides access to most of these services through a mobile app, in addition to the online platform.

“With this partnership, EaseCentral makes its grand introduction to the East Coast. We are thrilled to be working with the dedicated team at PGP to simplify enrollment, save time, and increase engagement for brokers and clients,” said David Reid, employee benefits veteran, as well as co-founder and CEO of EaseCentral. “Our company is committed to providing the most seamless experience for both brokers and employers, and this partnership allows us to take that commitment one step further.”

With an eye towards the future, EaseCentral’s software solution empowers brokers and their clients to go digital and embrace the future of the workplace. EaseCentral is one of the largest software providers in the insurance industry, supporting more than 30,000 employers and servicing nearly a million employees nationwide. EaseCentral has enjoyed record growth since its inception in 2012. Earlier this month, the company opened offices in the heart of New York City to support customers in the market. Prior to this move, EaseCentral also operated with offices in San Francisco and Las Vegas.

About EaseCentral

EaseCentral is the all-in-one software solution for employee benefits, payroll and HR. Built for agents and employers, cloud-based EaseCentral makes it simple for companies to set up and manage over 50 types of benefits, coordinate payroll and HR, collaborate with employers on new hires, changes and terminations, and deliver completed tax information – all from one location.

Started in 2012 in San Francisco by employee benefits veteran, David Reid, and web and engineering architect, Courtney Guertin, EaseCentral works with insurance brokers and small businesses to create seamless HR and benefits processes on a single, easy-to-use platform, and has offices in San Diego, Las Vegas and New York. In 2015, EaseCentral was launched on the West Coast and is among the most widely adopted, fastest growing solution for brokers and employers in the area, with over 30,000 employers and nearly one million enrollees. For more information, head to www.easecentral.com.

About PGP

Built on the principle of treating people the way we would want to be treated and never losing sight of the importance of relationships, Professional Group Plans has grown organically over the last two decades into the largest full service General Agency in the Tri-State Area.

Specializing in employee benefits, we serve over 60,000 employer groups, with well over 600,000 covered lives and sell over $2,800,000,000 in premium per year. As large as we are, we pride ourselves on servicing each and every broker, and their clients, with the same prompt and courteous service.

Our reputation for the way we conduct business, along with our size and scale, has allowed us the opportunity to develop close relationships with all of the major insurance carriers and leading industry vendors. This gives us the unique advantage of dedicated support and resources, which in turn gives our brokers, and their clients, faster turnaround times, exceptional customer service and access to cutting edge products.

Headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with other locations in Manhattan and New Jersey, we are staffed with nearly 100 employees that continue to provide the exceptional service we are known for throughout the industry.