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Our Firm

About Meridien Benefits

We specialize in providing Benefit Plans to companies throughout New England.  

Our team of experts will assist you in developing, maintaining and communicating various benefit programs.

Meet The Team

Vincent J. Passananti
President & CEO
  • Over 40 Years Providing Insurance and Investment Services to Corporations, Key Executives and Affluent Individuals.
  • Co-founding Shareholder of New England Trust Company.
David A. Radoccia
  • Licensed Marketing Professional
  • Over 20 years of Meridien experience providing insurance and investment services to corporations, executives, and affluent individuals
  • Certified Financial Planner® and Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Investments and Insurance
Mark Geraigery
Director of Education
  • Over 20 years of experience providing investment services and education to corporations, executives and their employees
  • Retirement Plan Relationship Manager
  • Director of Meridien University
Alison L. Segall
Sr. Vice President
  • Over 25 years experience working with affluent clients, businesses, and their advisors to creatively design and implement estate, philanthropic, retirement, and executive benefit plans
  • Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy
  • International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy
  • Lifespan Planned Giving Advisory Committee
  • Rhode Island Estate Planning Council
Mikko Passananti
Executive Vice President
  • Licensed Marketing Professional
  • Over 15 years of Meridien experience providing insurance and investment services to corporations, executives, and affluent individuals
  • Investments and Insurance
Martha Tenkarian
Insurance Services
Susan M. Cascone
Financial Operations Principal
Windy Fino
Director of Qualified Plans
  • Retirement Plan Services
  • Plan Implementation
  • Client Services
  • Internal Plan Support
  • 10 years experience
Michelle Noon
  • Corporate Controller
  • Financial Operations
  • Human Resources
  • 10 years experience
Maria Carpenteri
Steve Schaumberger

At Meridien Benefits, we assist corporate clients by developing, maintaining and communicating benefit programs for your most valuable resources, your executives and employees. We also help our clients accumulate, preserve and transfer personal wealth.

Founded in 1975 as an operating company for sales and service of life insurance products to corporations and affluent individuals, Meridien Benefits, Inc. has grown into a leading source of Qualified and Non-Qualified planning solutions.

Meridien Benefits, Inc. is a leader in the conceptual design, financial performance analysis and product negotiation of corporate owned life insurance used as a vehicle to fund executive benefit programs and other non-qualified, employer-sponsored benefit plans, and corporate cash reserves.

Our team approach, through commitment to excellence, is dedicated to providing a client-centered service. We value a trusting and confidential relationship with each client. With over 500 corporate clients and $1 billion in assets under management, our experience will work for you.

Meridien Financial Group, Inc., a FINRA Broker-Dealer, is primarily focused in asset gathering for 401(k) plans and other qualified retirement programs. We offer Variable Life Insurance, Variable Annuity, and Mutual Fund products to suit your specific needs. Meridien is a member of FINRA/SIPC. Check the background of this firm on
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NOTE: Variable life and annuity products, as well as other securities products, are offered through Pensionmark Securities LLC (member SIPC). Some Registered Representatives may also be licensed with Meridien Financial Group, Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer and Member of FINRA/SIPC. Meridien Benefits, Inc. and/or its agents are presently licensed to sell traditional life insurance. Insurance services are limited to residents of approved and licensed states. For additional information please contact Meridien Benefits, Inc. The contents of this site are for informational purposes only and are not to be construed as an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any securities. Such offers can only be made where lawful under applicable law. The contents of this site have been compiled from sources, which we believe to be reliable, but are not guaranteed. Meridien Benefits, Inc. does not warranty, guarantee or make any representations, or assume any liability with regard to financial results based on the use of the information in the site. Proper state registration is mandatory prior to conducting business in any state. Should you have any questions please contact Meridien Benefits, Inc. The principal place of business and the state of domicile for Meridien Benefits, Inc. is: 10 Dorrance Street, Suite 524, Providence, RI 02903 401-272-7070. * Securities offered through registered representatives of Pensionmark Securities LLC., a registered Broker/Dealer, Member SIPC.