The Starr Group - The employee benefits broker and group health insurance advisor in Milwaukee

The Starr Group

Improving Your Total Risk Wellness
5005 W Loomis Road
Milwaukee, WI 53220
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Verification Period: January 29, 2018 – January 29, 2019

The Starr Group is a Verified Member of SHRM Broker Finder and attests they are compliant in our standards for:
  • Licensing
  • Insurance
  • Transparency
  • Completeness and Accuracy
  • Security

Practice Areas

  • Benefit Administration Solutions
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Human Resources Solutions
  • Voluntary Benefits

The Starr Group Overview

Get out of Health Insurance Jail!

Group Benefits are an important part of the compensation plan you offer, and a solid benefits package can be a key factor in both attracting and retaining top associates. The professionals at The Starr Group will create an advanced benefits plan that provide you and your employees choices and options with decisions supported by analytics not available to 99% of the marketplace. 

As Benefit Consultants, we work with employers to educate and assist them with finding the best possible Self-Funding Plan design enabling them to take control of their healthcare costs in the most effective and efficient way possible.

Why Choose The Starr Group:

  • A Self-Funding team with over 37 years experience
  • Unique Six-Step Consultative process
  • PPACA compliant employee choice benefits model (3 plans) with integrated wellness and wealth management.
  • Demographic Audit
  • Custom claims analysis, underwriting, trending and rate setting tools
  • Direct negotiations with Stop-Loss insurers

Health and Wellness

Leading by example with our award-winning wellness program, The Starr Group will assist you in the creation of a stong and effective employee wellness program.

We also provide Commercial Coverage

At The Starr Group, our goal is to look beyond immediate premium savings.  We focus on obtainable and greater sustainable savings for your business for the long run. The Starr Group builds a much deeper, quantified relationship with you, providing Specialty Programs and Risk Reduction Services. 

Personal Insurance Coverage

The Starr Group provides a product that minimizes the likelihood that an accident or loss will cause you and/or your family economic harm. All of our customers recieve a personal insurance package customized for them that provides great value, backed by great service and fast claims resolution. 

We would love to provide your company with a FREE, no-obligation Total Risk Assesment to get you started on your way to comprehensive cost control!



Areas of Special Focus

  • Captives
  • Compliance
  • Employee Communications
  • Medical Claim Analytics
  • Onsite Clinics
  • Population Health and Wellness
  • Rx Carveouts
  • Self Funded Plans
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Technology

Areas Served by The Starr Group

  • Wisconsin

Team at The Starr Group

Joe Somogyi

Group Benefits Consultant

Bob Hill

Group Benefits Consultant

Greg Bass

Chief Strategy Officer - Group Benefits

Ahdea Jarvis

Group Benefits Account Exec./Implementation Coord.

Robin Regner

Group Benefits Account Manager

Christine Friedbacher

Group Benefits Account Manager

Ashley Johnson

Group Benefits Consultant

Deborah Perez

Group Benefits Consultant

Awards and Recognition

  • 2017 Business Ethics Torch Award Winner

    Business Ethics Torch Award Winner

    January - 2017

    2017, 2011 Better Business Bureau Torch Award winner for business ethics and integrity, 2010 runner up.

  • 2018 Elite Award: Best of the Best - Small Business

    Elite Award: Best of the Best - Small Business

    January - 2018

    2018, Elite Award: Best of the Best – Small Business by the National Association for Business Resources; 2018, 2017, 2016 Milwaukee’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.

  • 2018 Best Place to Work

    Best Place to Work

    January - 2018

    2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 Milwaukee Business Journal's Best Place to Work.

  • 2018 Member of Marsh Berry

    Member of Marsh Berry

    January - 2018

    Member of Marsh Berry since 2000; One of the first top-performing agencies in the nation to attain a PhD in Agency Management

  • 2018 IIABA Best Practices Agency

    IIABA Best Practices Agency

    January - 2018

    National Best Practices Agency since 2004: Wisconsin Best Practices Agency since 2001.

  • 2017 National Best Comprehensive Wellness Program - Small Business

    National Best Comprehensive Wellness Program - Small Business

    January - 2017

    1st place National Best Comprehensive Wellness Program - Small Business, Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. 8th place National Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America; 2016 - 10th place; 2015 42nd place; 2014 12th place

  • 2017 Spectrum Award

    Spectrum Award

    January - 2017

    2017, 2016 Consumer Survey Award.

  • 2017 Well Workplace Award

    Well Workplace Award

    January - 2017

    Given in 2017, 2014, and 2011 by the Wellness Council of America.

  • 2017 Workplace Health Achievement - Gold Level

    Workplace Health Achievement - Gold Level

    January - 2017

    Awarded by the American Heart Association, 2016 Silver Level.

  • 2016 Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Company

    Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Company

    January - 2016

    Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Company since 2010; Gold Level, 2009; warded by the American Heart Association; Worksite and Community Innovation recognition since 2009.

  • 2016 Future 50 list

    Future 50 list

    January - 2016

    As named by Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) and its Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE).

  • 2015 Healthiest Employers

    Healthiest Employers

    January - 2015

    Winner of The Business Journal's Healthiest Employers in Milwaukee since 2012; 2011 Runner Up.

  • 2015 Best Agency to Work for in the Midwest

    Best Agency to Work for in the Midwest

    January - 2015

    Given by the Insurance Journal.

  • 2015 Governor's Worksite Wellness Award - Gold

    Governor's Worksite Wellness Award - Gold

    January - 2015

  • 2015 American Diabetes Association Wellness Champion

    American Diabetes Association Wellness Champion

    January - 2015

  • 2015 Pride in Premises Award

    Pride in Premises Award

    January - 2015

    Given by the Southeastern Chamber United in Business as sponsored by the Greenfield Beautification Committee, since 1998.

  • 2014 Talk of the Town

    Talk of the Town

    January - 2014

    Customer Satisfaction award winner 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

  • 2014 Fittest Exec: Individual & Team

    Fittest Exec: Individual & Team

    January - 2014

    Given by the Milwaukee BizTimes in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010.

  • 2011 Corporate Wellness Award

    Corporate Wellness Award

    January - 2011

    Given by the Milwaukee BizTimes, winner in 2011; finalist in 2010, 2009.

  • 2011 Business of the Year

    Business of the Year

    January - 2011

    Awarded from the South Suburban Chamber; 2010 Runner Up.

  • 2011 Bravo! Entrepreneur Award

    Bravo! Entrepreneur Award

    January - 2011

    Given from the Milwaukee BizTimes.

  • 2008 Family Friendly Award

    Family Friendly Award

    January - 2008

    Given by MetroParent Magazine in 2008, 2007, 2006.

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About The Service

Elevate Benefits, LLC owns and operates SHRM Broker Finder, a software as a service (SaaS) platform. Our platform supports your independent research, vetting and hiring processes. The company facilitates introductions and exchange of information between parties seeking and offering solutions. We are not a licensed financial services entity of any kind and we do not seek to sell or make money from the sale of any employee benefits, financial services or any other regulated products or services. We also do not make specific provider, product or service recommendations. Learn more by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions.

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