• Why Choose OneGroup?

    Innovative solutions

    Like many individuals, managers or business-owners, you may have noticed that most advisors you’ve worked with do little more than wait for your call and follow your directives. At OneGroup, we understand that you look to professionals for expert guidance!

    Our clients appreciate that we take a proactive role to partner in their success. They know they can count on OneGroup to ensure that they are at the leading edge of every opportunity and well insulated from risks that could jeopardize their success.


    More experts, specialists and services

    OneGroup clients enjoy the Premier AdvantageTM—access to one of the most comprehensive portfolios of services and more than 200 experts and specialists—all with a single call to their trusted OneGroup advisor. OneGroup is one of just a handful of companies across the country that offer you the depth of capabilities and bench strength in risk management, business insurance, workplace injury management, personal insurance, employee benefits, and human capital consulting.

    Additionally, through our affiliated partners BPAS and OneGroup Retirement Advisors, we offer retirement and pension services, financial planning and wealth management. In other words, when you choose OneGroup, you’re choosing a formidable team of experts to help guide you to business and personal success.

    Affiliate Partner: OneGroup Retirement Advisors | onegroupra.com

    Affiliate Partner: BPAS | bpas.com

    Securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, member FINRA/SIPC. Certain insurance products may be offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. The investment products sold through LPL Financial are not insured Community Bank deposits and are not FDIC insured. These products are not obligations of the Community Bank and are not endorsed, recommended or guaranteed by Community Bank or any government agency. The value of the investment may fluctuate, the return on the investment is not guaranteed, and loss of principal is possible.

    Our clients say it best


    “OneGroup’s higher education team conducted a quick, effective search. … I found them to be ‘spot on’ with every aspect…”

    Joseph Grasso
    Associate Dean, Finance, Administration and Corporate Relations, Cornell University

    “Because of OneGroup’s experience, we lean on them for a variety of human resources functions and guidance …”

    Adrienne L. Deloff, PHR
    Human Resources Manager, Gypsum Express, LTD.

    “As Vice President of OneGroup, Neil Strodel offers higher education clients the invaluable expertise of a consultant who has been there-done that. Neil has walked the talk.”

    Mark Coldren
    Associate Vice President Human Resources, Ithaca College

    “The best testimonial I can give is that the people at OneGroup are really good at what they do, they’re easy to talk with, and more importantly, I like them.”

    Anthony Ciccarelli
    Treasurer/Controller, John R. Steel Associates, Inc.

    “With OneGroup’s expert advice we adopted a more proactive approach to benefits management, leading to millions of dollars in cost savings.”

    Ronald J. Casciano, CPA
    President & CEO, PAR Technology Corporation

    “Our people are our greatest asset. We count on OneGroup to help us maintain the most robust and innovative benefits and human resources programs.”

    Frank Panzetta
    Director, Personnel & Employee Relations, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center

    “I found OneGroup and Neil to be highly responsive and their higher education experience came to bear immediately.”

    Jim Stakenas, Ph.D.
    Vice President Administration and Finance Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    “We felt our company and employees should have—and deserved—the very best 401(k) pension plan we could provide. With OneGroup, we’re confident we’re achieving that goal.”

    Sue Eberley
    Director of Personnel, Riverhawk Company LP

    “We’re pleased that we can make a call to OneGroup and know they will assemble the right team of specialists to quickly respond to our questions and needs. OneGroup goes the extra mile, often not just answering questions, but … proactively offering recommendations to benefit our company. ”

    Carmen D. Spinoso
    President / CEO-Principal, Spinoso Real Estate Group

    “OneGroup understands our commitment to our employees, vendors and clients and support us by providing intelligent, innovative solutions.”

    Francine Apy
    Vice President of HR, Annese & Associates, Inc.

    “We could not be more pleased with our relationship with OneGroup and with their extraordinary consultants. Their service, attention to detail and creativity is unparalleled.”

    Al Crawford
    Chairman/CEO, Bankers Healthcare Group

    “Working with OneGroup has brought us new and creative ideas in the area of risk management and benefit solutions that have provided great results.”

    John Bergemann
    Director Human Resources, Crouse Hospital

    “…you don’t see that level of service much anymore and it sets OneGroup apart. We unabashedly recommend OneGroup.”

    Jim Diliberto
    Founder, Custom Logo USA

    “When it comes to personal attention and results, you will be hard pressed to find a more capable or comprehensive partner than OneGroup.”

    Dr. Scott Edison
    Associated Gastroenterologists of CNY

    “We’re very pleased with our decision to work with OneGroup to make our 401(k) plan the best it can be.”

    Richard J. Shaw
    Former Chief Financial Officer, Harden Furniture, Inc.

    “I am pleased to recommend Charlie Andrews, my broker, and my service team at OneGroup.”

    Jim Evans
    Owner, JB Evans & Sons, LLC

    “OneGroup introduced us to innovative ways to reduce the cause and severity of injuries through their unique EmploySmart informed hiring program and through better risk management.”

    Perry J. Courto
    Controller, Madison Cortland ARC

    “When it came to our Auxiliary’s 403(b) pension plan, we didn’t know the extent of what we were missing until we invited OneGroup to review our plan.”

    Jennie S. Stowell
    Director of Human Resources, Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation, Morrisville State College

    “We are very pleased with our decision to use OneGroup as our retirement plan advisor/administrator, and our long‐time insurance advisors!”

    Paul O’Mara
    Senior Partner, AgriVenture/Paul O’Mara Farm

    “We made a great choice to go with OneGroup. To their credit, both management and our employees are very pleased with their services.”

    John Margo
    Vice President Human Resources, Oneida Healthcare Center

    “In addition to consistently achieving excellent results on behalf of their clients, the staff of OneGroup excels at communicating with their clients . . . ”

    Kenneth S. Goldman, Esq.
    Partner, Wolff, Goodrich and Goldman, LLP