Employee Benefits

Alera Group Acquires Cafeteria Plan Advisors, Inc.

June 15, 2021

Location expands expertise in employer provided benefits

Alera Group, a leading financial services and risk management company, is pleased to acquire Cafeteria Plan Advisors, Inc., a company specializing in the administration of employee pre-tax benefits plans such as premium only plans and flexible spending accounts (FSA).

“Our mission is to provide exceptional service to our clients and their employees in the administration of employer provided benefits. Joining Alera Group will allow us to continue expanding our mission through collaboration and resources, providing peace-of-mind for all of our clients and their employees,” said Jim Mellen, President of Cafeteria Plan Advisors, Inc.

Headquartered in Massachusetts, Cafeteria Plan Advisors is the leading administrator of municipal flexible benefit plans in Massachusetts, currently operating cafeteria plans in over one hundred cities and towns across the Commonwealth. The company provides Premium Only Plans (POP), Flexible Spending Healthcare Accounts (FSA), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) and Transportation Accounts in addition to consulting services for employers regarding their pre-taxed or tax favored benefits to a variety of businesses such as schools, municipalities, restaurants, hospitals and private corporations.

“Cafeteria Plan Advisors’ dedication to client service makes them an excellent fit for Alera Group,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “Not only will the company expand our footprint in the Northeast, but it will also strengthen our pre-tax employee benefits offering.”

The Cafeteria Plan Advisors, Inc. team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Terms of the transaction were not announced.


About Alera Group

Alera Group is a leading financial services and risk management company with more than $600 million in annual revenue offering comprehensive employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management solutions to clients nationwide. By working collaboratively across specialties and geographies, Alera Group’s team of more than 2000 professionals in more than 100 offices provide creative, competitive services that help ensure a client’s business and personal success. For more information, visit www.aleragroup.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.