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Our Team – Group Benefits

Haylor, Freyer & Coon knows that the investments you make in employee benefits has long-term benefits for your company. Those contributions results in higher attraction for prospective employees, reducing staff turnover, and creating a more dedicated team that is committed to your company’s mission.

This philosophy is the same approach for Haylor and its employees. Learn about the dedicated members in our Employee Benefits division and the contribution they each bring to Haylor.

HF&C is a proud supporter of the following associations:

  • NYS Conference of Mayors(NYCOM)
  • NYS Association of Towns(NYSAOT)
  • NYS Government Finance Officers Association(NYSGFOA)
  • NYS Associations of School Business Officials(NYSASBO)


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Thomas J. Flynn

Benefits Consultant, Vice President, Director Group Benefits Division

Tom offers employers a wealth of experience in health and employee benefit management. He has been involved in the design, implementation and management of employee benefit programs for over 26 years. His out of the box thinking provides long term solutions with an eye not only on todays cost…

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Tom Augostini

Benefit Consultant

Tom comes to Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. with first hand knowledge and experience working with Municipalities. Tom began his career working for the City of Elmira as an Assistant to the City Manager. In 1997, he started working for the Village of Johnson City, the 3rd largest…

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Rebecca Perkins

Benefit Consultant

Becky joined Haylor, Freyer & Coon in 2007 bringing 8 years of prior experience and knowledge of the group benefits market and insurance industry. As an Account Executive, Becky’s focus is to obtain the most appropriate and competitive benefit package possible for large and small employer…

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Celeste Peplinski

Benefit Consultant

Celeste comes to Haylor, Freyer & Coon with an extensive background in finance and the healthcare industries. She was on an Institutional Consulting team at UBS that worked with Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. She was sought after to be the Relationship Manager for the complex, wide-ranging goal oriented…

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I have a great relationship with the Benefits team. They are always very helpful and knowledgeable and I enjoy working with them all.

– Non-Profit Organization Administrator

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Any time we email or call for assistance, the staff has been excellent in getting back to us in a timely manner & can get the answers we need to serve our employees – which is very appreciated by our staff!

– Public Entity Official

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No issues and when I ask questions, I can count on a return call with an answer to my question or a commitment that they will find out and get back to me which they always do.

– Restoration Services Company

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Questions with your Employee Benefits Package?

Not sure how your benefits package compares to others? We can help!

Contact one of our Employee Benefits Specialists!