TPS Group is a Third-Party Retirement Administrator (TPA) firm.

At TPS Group, we know that whe you choose a Employee Benefits Consulting Firm will have a significant impact on the shape and perception of your Employee Benefit Program.

Selecting and hiring the right fit amongst your opptions of Third Party Administrator (TPA) firms will make a impact positive and add value to the retirement plans you offer to your employees.

Third Party Administrator Divisions

The Pension Service Division

Retirement Plan Consultants (TPA Services)



Benefits Plus Division

Employer Sponsored Benefit Plans


TPS Group Medical Division

Group Medical Benefits

Third Party Administrator Services

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA) Consulting Service

Health Reimbursement Accounts are funded and owned solely by the employer and utilized for the benefit of employees to cover the cost of medical expenses chosen by the employer.


Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Consulting Service

Offering your employees Flexible Spending Account Benefits. FSAs offer many benefits for both employers and employees, including substantial savings on qualified healthcare expenses.


Retirement Administration Services Consulting Service

At TPS Group, we offer all of the services you need to simplify the management of your company retirement plan and to maintain compliance.


Pension Consultation Services Consulting Service

TPS Group is a Third Party Retirement Administrator (TPA) committed to your company's success.


401(k) Plans Consulting Service

Here at The Pension Service, we understand Retirement Plans and the importance that they play within your company; for both you and your employees. TPS Group works with businesses like yours to help achieve long-term success. The Pension Service will help you design a 401(k) Program that your employees can easily understand and feel confident participating in.


Defined Benefit Plans Consulting Service

A company retirement plan in which a retired employee receives a specific amount based on salary history and years of service and in which the employer bears the investment risk. 




MEP Retirement Plans Consulting Service

Managing a retirement plan for your company shouldn’t be a burden. When you enroll in The Multiple Employer Plan from The Pension Service you benefit from the support of a company with 50 years of experience in administering retirement plans for businesses just like yours.


Profit Sharing Plans
Profit Sharing Plans Consulting Service

TPS Group offers the expertise needed to develop and implement a Profit Sharing Plan that is tailor fit to your business. As with 401(k) plans, you can make a profit-sharing plan as simple or as complex as you want. A profit-sharing plan is available for a business of any size, and it can be established even if a company already has other retirement plans.


Public Works Plans Consulting Service

A simple, low cost, innovative approach to Prevailing Wage Law Compliance. Our program offers an easy to understand solution that satisfies DOL requirements, while providing an open shop contractor the opportunity to not only lower their expenses, but reduce their liability.


Creative Plan Design Consulting Service

At The Pension Service, we are committed to provide the highest quality actuarial, consulting and retirement plan administration services by listening carefully and being responsive with creative solutions that meet the unique needs and objectives of our clients.


More Retirement Plan Types Consulting Service

We offer a variety of retirement plans for businesses of all sizes.

Third Party Administrator Team Members

James P. Cantey
James P. Cantey Team

President and Owner


Ben Gagliano
Ben Gagliano Team

Partner and Vice-President


Michele Henry
Michele Henry Team

Vice-President of Operations


Phil Coco
Phil Coco Team

Vice-President of Sales and Marketing


Diane Durso
Diane Durso Team

Sales Consultant/Client Relationship Representative, North Haven, CT location


Bethany Goodrich
Bethany Goodrich Team

Sales Consultant, Westbrook, Maine location


Anthony E. Jackson
Anthony E. Jackson Team

Sales Consultant/Client Relationship Representative, Westbrook, Maine location


Matthew Sicilia
Matthew Sicilia Team

Vice President & Consulting Actuary


Ella Aderhold
Ella Aderhold Team

Director, Pension Plan Design and Consulting


Wendy Williamson
Wendy Williamson Team

Vice President - Defined Contribution Department


Kristen Alexander
Kristen Alexander Team

Defined Contribution Manager, North Haven, CT location


Pamela Clinch
Pamela Clinch Team

Defined Contribution Manager, Westbrook, ME location


Gayle Lyons
Gayle Lyons Team

Defined Contribution Manager, Acton, MA location


Kristen Hescox
Kristen Hescox Team

Defined Contribution Manager, Buffalo NY location


Third Party Administrator Resources

Maine Department of Labor (Maine DOL)
Maine Department of Labor (Maine DOL) Resource
  • State employment laws
  • State independent contractor rules
  • Unemployment
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Safety training & compliance assistance

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Resource
  • Federal wage and hour law
  • Exempt and non-exempt employee status
  • Compliance assistance
  • Independent contractor rules for DOL

O*NET OnLine
O*NET OnLine Resource

Job analysis and job description development



Employee Benefits Security Administration
Employee Benefits Security Administration Resource

Benefit plan compliance and assistance (health and retirement) COBRA HIPPA



Third Party Administrator Frequently Asked Questions

What does a company have to do after establishing a profit sharing plan? Faq

If you establish a profit-sharing plan, you: 

  • Can have other retirement plans
  • Can be a business of any size
  • Need to annually file a Form 5500

CLIENT Reviews

Office Locations

North Haven, CT

Tel: (203) 234-2229
Fax: (203) 234-8369

Acton, MA

Tel: (978) 369-2318
Fax: (978) 379-8481

Westbrook, ME

Tel: (207) 854-1304
Fax: (207) 854-1305

Buffalo, NY

Tel: (716) 839-9405
Fax: (716) 839-9713

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