About Us

Who We Are

At Chernoff Diamond, our team of high energy, intensely focused and fully accountable professionals vigorously engage every project as if it is their most important. We are most suitable for clients who demand excellence and an unyielding commitment to their interests. We function on a multi-disciplinary collaborative platform to apply the optimum combination of expertise and administrative support to every project. We are innovative, thoughtful and determined to deliver meaningful results that put our clients in a position of advantage. Read More

Business Smart

Chernoff Diamond was founded on the belief that off-the-shelf solutions are not good enough for our clients. Decades later, we are recognized as thought leaders with a history of developing solutions that set new standards for effectiveness, endurance and administrative efficiency.

We have deep expertise and experience in employee benefits, retirement plans, compensation, human capital and insurance. We advise on some of the most complex and pressing matters for clients throughout the country.  We serve corporations, investment and private equity groups, professional firms, colleges and universities, non-profits, banking and financial institutions, municipalities, utilities, and affluent families. Read More

How We Do It

  • With a sense of urgency.
  • With the professional pride that drives us to stretch on every matter.
  • With enough skepticism to worry about every detail.
  • With the experience, expertise and ambition to do better, to over achieve.
  • As a cohesive team of client centric consultants doing important work for important people.
  • Believing that thinking outside the box without stepping out of bounds is the only way.
  • With focus and discipline – refusing to be all things to all people.

Spotlight: Risk Management Consulting

Case Study: Wholesale Distribution & Transportation

As experienced risk management and insurance intermediaries, advisors identify risk, examine the adequacy of existing programs and develop customized solutions to reduce exposure, eliminate duplicate coverage and minimize premiums.

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Some of our clients

Testimonials

  • As a not-for-profit, delivering the highest quality benefits at the most competitive costs to our employees is paramount for amfAR.

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    Anthony Ancona
    Vice President of Human Resources
    AMFAR - THE FOUNDATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH
    New York, NY
  • I have been working with Chernoff Diamond for many years. They handle our business and personal insurance needs in a very professional manner, and are always on top of industry trends.

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    Harriet Krauthamer
    Controller
    APEX MILLS CORPORATION
    Inwood, NY
  • I have recommended and used Chernoff Diamond as a compensation expert and found their service was comprehensive and clear, the advice on structuring the plans was professional and helpful.

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    Roger Widmann
    CEO
    CEDAR REALTY TRUST
    Port Washington, NY
  • Working with the team of Professionals at Chernoff Diamond has added tremendous value to both our Talent Team and the organization as a whole.

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    Mary Crisafulli
    Chief Talent Officer
    CLEARVISION OPTICAL COMPANY
    Hauppauge, NY
  • We’re delighted to have you as our counsel regarding Benefit Programs since 2009. Your representatives continually roll up their sleeves to understand our business, its direction, and how the benefit programs support our strategies.

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    Dan Moffa
    VP/Finance & Human Resources
    WATERBURY H&T
    Waterbury, CT
  • We are so very pleased with the Compensation consulting services provided by your firm.

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    Jennifer Cabral
    Director of Human Resources
    KENYON COLLEGE
    Gambier, OH
  • We are so pleased that we transferred our employee benefits, business insurance policies as well as the managing partner’s personal policies to Chernoff Diamond.

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    Radha Zoulas
    CFO
    THE MUFSON PARTNERSHIP
    New York, NY
  • Chernoff Diamond has proven to be an instrumental partner in our approach to benefits planning and strategy.

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    Janine L. Bavoso, SPHR
    VP/Human Resources
    NORTHSTAR TRAVEL MEDIA
    Secaucus, NJ
  • By working with Chernoff Diamond’s Retirement Plan Services group, NOITU was able to offer participants of the NOITU Individual Account Plan the benefits of a daily valuation retirement platform.

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    Kevin O'Donnell
    Controller, Trustee, CPA, CEBS NOITU
    INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT PLAN
    Jamaica, NY
  • The decision to move to Chernoff Diamond in 2010 was not necessarily an easy one given the change facing our employees.

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    Gary B. Graba
    VP/Treasurer
    QLT CONSUMER LEASE SERVICES
    Cedar Knolls, NJ
  • Chernoff Diamond has been a trusted advisor to our Company for a number of years. The work is always thorough, timely and professional.

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    Tom Tesoro
    Vice President Human Resources
    STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS
    Long Island City, NY
  • Our expectations regarding the services we receive are routinely exceeded. We trust in, and rely on, your depth of knowledge on complex matters.

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    Beth Iacampo
    Director Human Resources
    TRINITY COLLEGE
    Hartford, CT
  • My experience with Chernoff Diamond has been outstanding. Their quality and prompt response have been very important to us.

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    Bill Turner
    Director
    VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES
    New York, NY
  • As an active private equity firm, we rely on our partners at Chernoff Diamond to help navigate the complex employee benefits and compliance landscape facing us on every investment we engage in.

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    Daniel Kortick
    Managing Partner
    THE WICKS GROUP OF COMPANIES
    New York, NY