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Hub International acquires New York-based JW Retirement Group

November 21, 2019 / NS Insurance

Chicago, Illinois-based insurance broker Hub International has acquired JW Retirement Group, a New York-based brokerage services and investment advisory firm for an undisclosed amount. Based on Long Island, New York, the business was being run by William Peragine III and John Biondo. The firm offers services to organisations under retirement plans and to wealth management clients using its customised and client-centric approach. Hub retirement and private wealth national president David Reich said: “Both Bill and John’s depth of knowledge and the loyalty they have been able to foster with their clients will make them great additions to the Hub family.” Peragine and Biondo will join Hub Northeast and will work with Reich. They will also collaborate with Hub Northeast president and CEO Paul Collins. Peragine said: “We’re extremely excited to join the team. Hub’s dedicated commitment to employee benefits fits well with our mission. The Hub team has alre...