Latham, New York  –  January 20, 2012  –  Jaeger & Flynn Assoc., Inc. (JFA) of Clifton Park and Glens Falls, NY and HMS Agency, Inc. (HMS),  of Latham, NY, have announced that they have entered into an agreement to join their group benefits operations.


The two agencies are partnering to combine their extensive plan design and underwriting expertise in the employee benefits field.  The affiliation also allows JFA and HMS to utilize their resources to offer their clients a full range of human resources support services, including flexible spending account, health reimbursement account, and health savings account administration; on-line enrollment services; COBRA administration; human resources consulting; wellness program administration; and consolidated monthly billing administration.


Both firms will continue to operate as separate entities, as their Property & Casualty insurance operations will not be part of the affiliation. 


About Jaeger & Flynn Assoc., Inc.

Now in its 25th year, JFA is a full service employee benefits, insurance, and human resources brokerage, consulting and administrative services firm.  Consistently ranked as one of the largest group benefits agencies in upstate New York, JFA serves corporate clients domiciled in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont as well as clients’ locations in California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Washington. From its offices inCliftonPark andGlens Falls,NY, the sixty-two employees of Jaeger & Flynn Associates, Inc. serve the needs of well over 700 businesses and 25,000 individuals.         


About HMS Agency, Inc.  

HMS Agency, Inc. is a family-owned and operated full service insurance agency offering complete lines of coverage and services. Now in its 15th year, the staff of HMS Agency, Inc. serves over 1500 businesses and individuals throughout upstateNew York. Their mission is to listen and respond to their clients’ needs and objectives and to make recommendations that reflect what they believe are the best solutions for their clients.  

HMS Agency, Inc. is also certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by the New York State Economic Development Corp. The State’s MWBE program works to assist the development of businesses owned and controlled by women and minority groups.