TRG advisors are specialists in group benefits. We design, implement and communicate sustainable employee benefits strategies that align with your organization’s values and goals, and positively impact your people and their families.

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YOUR BENEFITS STRATEGY

Employee benefits are complex, and finding the right fit for your organization requires you to look at your benefits plan in an entirely different way. Some approach group benefits as they would any other commodity, moving from insurer to insurer in an ineffective effort to control costs. Too often this approach does more to lower expectations than expenses. We believe there is a better way.

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OUR EXPERTISE

TRG is proud to be an independent, advisor-owned company where each advisor shares a passion for working in an industry where we can make a positive impact on people’s lives. We use this passion, along with over 350 years of combined industry experience, to help organizations like yours develop detailed, actionable plans that meet their particular values, vision and goals.




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Our focus has been to earn long lasting, personal relationships with our clients, and to consistently do the things that prove it.

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Jim Sced
Past Chairman, TRG Group Benefits
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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

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Peter Moffat and Lisa Jandali,
Advisor and COO

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  • After spending 1.5 hours together, we were convinced TRG would be best suited to help guide Roper Greyell in this regard. We learned more in that hour and a half from TRG than we had known collectively about benefits prior to our meeting. It was a truly enlightening experience.

    Linda Lucas,
    Chief Operating Officer
    Roper Greyell LLP

    Client since September 2015

  • We have found the associates and staff at TRG to be extremely professional, and thorough, in providing us with the information and advice we need to provide excellent, cost-effective benefits to our diverse employee group.

    Charlie Dunlap,
    Chief Financial Officer
    Haywood Securities

    Client since 1989

  • With help from the team at TRG, our employees understand the value of having a benefits plan as an important part of their compensation. Both the retirement and benefits plans are more efficient and we thank you for your effort and on-going support.

    Joyce Zhao,
    Payroll & Benefits Administrator
    Shanahan’s Limited Partnership

    Client since 2014

  • TRG personally visited our insurance carrier’s head office to advocate on our behalf to make an exception on our policy and have this employee retroactively added back on the plan so that he would receive life insurance and health coverage.

    Janis Ryder,
    Executive Director of HR
    Trinity Western University

    Client since 2009

  • We have been very impressed with their attention to detail, industry expertise and customer service. They take time to listen to our needs and challenges, then quickly identify solutions. The TRG Team communicates with us on a regular basis providing support, education and tools to manage our plan.

    Tanya Snow,
    Director
    Augustine House Society

    Client since 2010

  • The insurance and benefits world is far more complex than I realized and it’s wonderful to work with a company of experts who take the time to educate us, and present us with optimal solutions.

    Susan Daly,
    President & CEO
    Vitrium Systems Inc.

    Client since 2014

  • TRG is professional. They have the capabilities to understand your needs, provide solutions, go to the market for quotes and provide support from the initial installment of the program to ongoing quarterly reviews and ad hoc queries.

    Doug Davis,
    CFO
    Trimlite ULC-home

    Client since 2014

  • Here we are, over a decade later, and our benefits plan is in fact far superior to what we had before by being reliable and user friendly for all our employees to enjoy.

    Karen Sabourin,
    Director, Human Resources
    Helijet International Inc.

    Client since 2004

  • My professional experience with TRG has been nothing short of first class. The initial approach to the final presentation of the business case was handled with professionalism and it is clear that TRG is an expert in this field.

    David McConnach,
    General Manager
    BAILEY West Inc.

  • The Team at TRG has been pivotal in the management of our benefits program. They are continually looking for solutions to optimize our plan for our employees while maintaining focus on the needs of the employer.

    Paola Morrison,
    Director, HR Services
    Cineplex Entertainment LP

    Client since 2011

  • TRG advisors are benefit experts, who go above and beyond for their clients. They are keen on researching and have been able to provide an understandable analysis of what is the best value for our company and our employees. I consider TRG our partner in helping our company create the best possible outcome for all.

    Lynda Donnachie,
    Manager, Human Resources
    Carmanah Technologies Corp.

    Client since 2012

  • After spending 1.5 hours together, we were convinced TRG would be best suited to help guide Roper Greyell in this regard. We learned more in that hour and a half from TRG than we had known collectively about benefits prior to our meeting. It was a truly enlightening experience.

    Linda Lucas, Chief Operating Officer
    Roper Greyell LLP

    Client since September 2015

  • We have found the associates and staff at TRG to be extremely professional, and thorough, in providing us with the information and advice we need to provide excellent, cost-effective benefits to our diverse employee group.

    Charlie Dunlap, Chief Financial Officer
    Haywood Securities

    Client since 1989

  • With help from the team at TRG, our employees understand the value of having a benefits plan as an important part of their compensation. Both the retirement and benefits plans are more efficient and we thank you for your effort and on-going support.

    Joyce Zhao, Payroll & Benefits Administrator
    Shanahan’s Limited Partnership

    Client since 2014

  • TRG personally visited our insurance carrier’s head office to advocate on our behalf to make an exception on our policy and have this employee retroactively added back on the plan so that he would receive life insurance and health coverage.

    Janis Ryder, Executive Director of HR
    Trinity Western University

    Client since 2009

  • We have been very impressed with their attention to detail, industry expertise and customer service. They take time to listen to our needs and challenges, then quickly identify solutions. The TRG Team communicates with us on a regular basis providing support, education and tools to manage our plan.

    Tanya Snow, Director
    Augustine House Society

    Client since 2010

  • The insurance and benefits world is far more complex than I realized and it’s wonderful to work with a company of experts who take the time to educate us, and present us with optimal solutions.

    Susan Daly, President & CEO
    Vitrium Systems Inc.

    Client since 2014

  • TRG is professional. They have the capabilities to understand your needs, provide solutions, go to the market for quotes and provide support from the initial installment of the program to ongoing quarterly reviews and ad hoc queries.

    Doug Davis, CFO
    Trimlite ULC-home

    Client since 2014

  • Here we are, over a decade later, and our benefits plan is in fact far superior to what we had before by being reliable and user friendly for all our employees to enjoy.

    Karen Sabourin, Director, Human Resources
    Helijet International Inc.

    Client since 2004

  • My professional experience with TRG has been nothing short of first class. The initial approach to the final presentation of the business case was handled with professionalism and it is clear that TRG is an expert in this field.

    David McConnach, General Manager
    BAILEY West Inc.

  • The Team at TRG has been pivotal in the management of our benefits program. They are continually looking for solutions to optimize our plan for our employees while maintaining focus on the needs of the employer.

    Paola Morrison, Director, HR Services
    Cineplex Entertainment LP

    Client since 2011

  • TRG advisors are benefit experts, who go above and beyond for their clients. They are keen on researching and have been able to provide an understandable analysis of what is the best value for our company and our employees. I consider TRG our partner in helping our company create the best possible outcome for all.

    Lynda Donnachie, Manager, Human Resources
    Carmanah Technologies Corp.

    Client since 2012

  • After spending 1.5 hours together, we were convinced TRG would be best suited to help guide Roper Greyell in this regard. We learned more in that hour and a half from TRG than we had known collectively about benefits prior to our meeting. It was a truly enlightening experience.

    Linda Lucas, Chief Operating Officer
    Roper Greyell LLP

    Client since September 2015

  • We have found the associates and staff at TRG to be extremely professional, and thorough, in providing us with the information and advice we need to provide excellent, cost-effective benefits to our diverse employee group.

    Charlie Dunlap, Chief Financial Officer
    Haywood Securities

    Client since 1989

  • With help from the team at TRG, our employees understand the value of having a benefits plan as an important part of their compensation. Both the retirement and benefits plans are more efficient and we thank you for your effort and on-going support.

    Joyce Zhao, Payroll & Benefits Administrator
    Shanahan’s Limited Partnership

    Client since 2014

  • TRG personally visited our insurance carrier’s head office to advocate on our behalf to make an exception on our policy and have this employee retroactively added back on the plan so that he would receive life insurance and health coverage.

    Janis Ryder, Executive Director of HR
    Trinity Western University

    Client since 2009

  • We have been very impressed with their attention to detail, industry expertise and customer service. They take time to listen to our needs and challenges, then quickly identify solutions. The TRG Team communicates with us on a regular basis providing support, education and tools to manage our plan.

    Tanya Snow, Director
    Augustine House Society

    Client since 2010

  • The insurance and benefits world is far more complex than I realized and it’s wonderful to work with a company of experts who take the time to educate us, and present us with optimal solutions.

    Susan Daly, President & CEO
    Vitrium Systems Inc.

    Client since 2014

  • TRG is professional. They have the capabilities to understand your needs, provide solutions, go to the market for quotes and provide support from the initial installment of the program to ongoing quarterly reviews and ad hoc queries.

    Doug Davis, CFO
    Trimlite ULC-home

    Client since 2014

  • Here we are, over a decade later, and our benefits plan is in fact far superior to what we had before by being reliable and user friendly for all our employees to enjoy.

    Karen Sabourin, Director, Human Resources
    Helijet International Inc.

    Client since 2004

  • My professional experience with TRG has been nothing short of first class. The initial approach to the final presentation of the business case was handled with professionalism and it is clear that TRG is an expert in this field.

    David McConnach, General Manager
    BAILEY West Inc.

  • The Team at TRG has been pivotal in the management of our benefits program. They are continually looking for solutions to optimize our plan for our employees while maintaining focus on the needs of the employer.

    Paola Morrison, Director, HR Services
    Cineplex Entertainment LP

    Client since 2011

  • TRG advisors are benefit experts, who go above and beyond for their clients. They are keen on researching and have been able to provide an understandable analysis of what is the best value for our company and our employees. I consider TRG our partner in helping our company create the best possible outcome for all.

    Lynda Donnachie, Manager, Human Resources
    Carmanah Technologies Corp.

    Client since 2012

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" TRG is not just another provider – they are a company that truly cares and are always available to answer all questions as well as provide professional personal service. We strongly recommend TRG to be your benefits and pension provider! "

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Chief Financial Officer
Ensign Pacific
Client since 2004
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MEET THE TRG TEAM

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TRUSTED ADVICE FROM 
GROUP BENEFITS EXPERTS

Our Advisor team is comprised of some of the most experienced, well-respected group benefits professionals in the industry. Together, we offer the level of expertise, support and care that is unmatched in the group benefits industry.

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  • TRG
    MANAGEMENT
    TEAM

  • Greg Pallone

    Managing Director

  • Lisa Jandali

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Jean Mill

    Chief Financial Officer

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    ADVISOR
    TEAM

  • Brent Delveaux

  • Carlo Nichini

  • Craig Hewson

  • Derek Steger

  • Greg Pallone

  • Joe Demelo

  • Larry Antonation

  • Malcolm Wallace

  • Neil Wallace

  • Nicola Wieler

  • Patrick Burkart

  • Peter Moffat

  • Ricardo Barreiros

  • Rob Taylor

  • Robert Bogress

  • Shane Hohlweg

Greg Pallone

Advisor

As TRG’s Managing Director, Greg has the leadership, clarity and confidence that comes from an entire career devoted to the group benefits industry. Since co-founding the firm in 1997, Greg has guided TRG to become a respected player in the benefits field while staying true to its original core values, and he’s proud of the many deep, long-standing client relationships that he has built along the way.

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Larry Antonation

Advisor

To his colleagues, Larry is one of the most recognized and respected retirement and pension experts in the industry. To his clients, he’s the man with the plan. After four decades of designing, refining and optimizing pension plans, there are few others who rival his extensive knowledge of retirement services.

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Nicola Wieler

Advisor

Organizations that value straight answers and thoughtful, professional attention seek out people like Nicola. With nearly 20 years in the employee benefits industry, she understands that people make the biggest impact on an organization, and she offers the kind of careful planning and strategic approach that lead to higher sustainability, and increased employee engagement.

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Ricardo Barreiros

Advisor

Ricardo is keenly aware that a routine medical or dental bill can be a challenge for a working family, and it can be a financial catastrophe when just one family member is unable to work, even for a short time. What's more, he knows that peace of mind can make a world of difference to employees and their families, who in turn can make a positive impact on their organization.

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By Ricardo Barreiros on October 28, 2015

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Robert Bogress

Advisor

Rob has a particular skill that he has honed through his years as a group benefits advisor, as a father to his three kids, and as a coach: he listens. It’s deceptively simple, but Rob has learned that the art of listening—really paying attention to a person and their perspective—reveals key aspects of an individual’s outlook, goals, and motivations. It’s what helps him discover an organization’s philosophy, which in turn guides the development of a benefits and pension plan that meets the fiscal needs of the business and, equally important, the needs of its people.

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Why You Should Contribute to Your Group Retirement Plan

By Robert Bogress on February 15, 2016

Dental Fee Guide

By Robert Bogress on August 19, 2015

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Patrick Burkart

Advisor

In group benefits, everything is interrelated: the investment and the plan; the employer and the employee; the plan and the workforce. Successful, sustainable benefits plans require strong relationships, and Patrick is passionate about building them.

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The Benefits of an EAP

By Patrick Burkart on March 18, 2016

What’s the Latest Employee Benefits Trend?

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Brent Delveaux

Advisor

A competitive athlete all his life, Brent is a natural team player who is driven by his sense of sportsmanship to find a win-win result in every situation.

Joe Demelo

Advisor

With first-hand knowledge of the insurance industry, an eye for detail, and a passion for employee engagement, Joe is considered by his clients to be a trusted partner, and an indispensable extension of their management team.

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Craig Hewson

Advisor

Hard work, a focus on using one’s natural talents, and a good attitude will lead to an enjoyable and prosperous life. This philosophy has led Craig to a number of successes throughout the years, from earning a full US university scholarship for his hockey performance, then going on to win the NCAA Division 1 Championship with his team, to now serving in a leadership role on TRG’s Board of Directors. Needless to say, Craig knows all about reaching a goal and making a shot count.

Shane Hohlweg

Advisor

Shane combines the drive and endurance of an avid runner and cyclist with two decades in the group benefits industry to help clients push forward where it really matters: employee relationships.

Peter Moffat

Advisor

When he was 24, not particularly athletic, and lacking experience, Peter decided he wanted to participate in a triathlon. The following year he was one of the top competitors in the province, and he qualified to race on both the provincial and national triathlon teams. That is the power of the relentless focus that Peter brings to everything he does.

Carlo Nichini

Advisor

TRG Principal, father, coach, referee, athlete. Carlo plays many roles, and his strategic mind, leadership, and dedication makes him an outstanding addition to any team, both in the office

Derek Steger

Advisor

A lifetime in the insurance industry has inspired Derek to develop a straightforward approach to group benefits: educate your client on how benefits plans work, and work hand-in-hand with the client to lead them to solutions that meet the needs of both their organization and its people. It sounds simple enough, but it takes someone like Derek—an industry veteran and a problem-solver at heart—to find the best solution that’s right for you.

Derek'S LATEST BLOGS

Why Work with a Benefits Consultant?

By Derek Steger on May 27, 2015

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Rob Taylor

Advisor

A consummate communicator, Rob has been asking the tough questions and helping his clients explore the answers for more than 27 years. He knows that a carefully crafted benefits solution can be more than just sustainable—it can reflect a corporate vision, strengthen the critical connection between employer and employee, and help that relationship reach its full potential.

Malcolm Wallace

Advisor

Malcolm is the kind of person who wants his clients to win. He can’t help it—his competitive nature and background in sports compels him to measure success not in degrees, but in absolutes.

Neil Wallace

Advisor

Neil combines a passion for recruitment and retention with an expertise in working with high-tech companies, making him a consultant of choice for up-and-coming firms with young teams and big goals.

Neil'S LATEST BLOGS

The Benefits of Having an Employee Benefit Plan

By Neil Wallace on January 19, 2016

Group Benefit Plan Administration – Be a Superhero

By Neil Wallace on September 1, 2015

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