Hub International Northeast, an insurance broker, has acquired the assets of United Benefit Consulting, a firm specializing in employee benefit consulting services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The employees of United Benefit Consulting (UBC) will continue to work from their existing office in Smithtown, New York. Susan Sajiun-Fitzharris, president of UBC, will join Hub International Northeast (Hub Northeast) as the vice president, reporting to Thomas Mangan, president of Hub Northeast’s employee benefit practice.

Marc Cohen, president and CEO of Hub Northeast, said: The acquisition of United Benefit Consulting will further our continued growth and emphasis in the area of employee benefit consulting services. By adding Susan and her staff to the Hub Northeast team, we will be expanding our offerings in the Long Island area and building on the terrific reputation she has built for the firm in the local business community and beyond.

Ms Sajiun-Fitzharris added: We are excited to have the opportunity to join Hub and become part of one of the largest and most respected brokerage firms in the New York region. With extensive value-added services and resources that Hub’s employee benefit practice offers to its clients, we are confident that our staff and customers will only benefit in many ways from our joining forces.