Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting Division of The Partners Group is dedicated to consulting with healthcare systems and jumbo employers to manage the health and well being of their employees, families, and communities. Our focus is to provide an innovative, solution-oriented service that capitalizes on data to pinpoint potential problems. Whether it be uncovering potential sources of escalating healthcare costs, or other anomalies in data, this service provides endless, problem-solving advantages to a variety of industries.

Commercial Insurance

The Partners Group Commercial Insurance Division manages the business risks for hundreds of employers. We provide an unmatched depth and breadth in commercial insurance and risk management services combined with extraordinary people who possess an unusual ability to connect on a personal level. We work hard to understand the unique risks and exposures of your business, and identify the solutions to provide the right coverage for the right price. As an independent company The Partners Group can tailor solutions to work specifically for you, even creating new policies and programs, if that’s what you need.

Private Client Services

The Partners Group Private Client Services Division advises business owners and high income shareholder groups comprising just over 3,200 successful individuals, families and medical professionals on investment services, retirement planning, and personal insurance. We’ve been in business for over 30 years as a privately held company based in the Northwest, and we’re here to stay. Additionally, we are not tied to products and plans. We provide various platforms and a multitude of options to fit your needs, which can change over time as your life changes. When you work with TPG Private Client Services, you’re dealing with the shareholders of this firm, and we are honored to play a role your life, your family’s lives, and your next generation’s lives.

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Bill Baldwin of The Partners Group was Awarded “Agent of the Year”

Bill Baldwin, one of the Founding Partners of The Partners Group, was awarded Agent of the Year by the Independent Agents & Brokers of King County. Bill was honored for his 51 years of dedication to the insurance industry.

Bill was not only recognized for his longevity in the insurance field, he was also recognized for his contributions and giving back to his community, his leadership and his kindness. “We at TPG are thrilled that Bill has received this special recognition. He has been a long time servant of our industry and represented the agents of Washington with class. We are proud to call him partner and friend,” said Rod Cruickshank, President and CEO at The Partners Group.

Bill Baldwin has a rich and storied professional legacy. […]

The Partners Group Makes the “Best Practices Agency” List for the 15th Consecutive Year

The “Best Practices Agency” List Highlights an Elite National Group of Independent Insurance Agencies and Brokerages

Above: Doreen Barnhouse, VP of Operations and Jake Shafer, CFO

The Partner’s Group Announces a White Paper on Captives — A New Self Funded Healthcare Option for Mid-Sized Employers

The Captive Option for Self Funded Employer Healthcare

December 2, 2015: The Partners Group, based out of Washington and Oregon, announces a white paper covering the new healthcare concept of becoming self funded through a captive. This white paper addresses the problem of health plan rate increases employers are experiencing with no claims data to justify the rising rates. It also addresses the difficulty in understanding true plan costs and what exactly employers are paying for due to a lack of transparency into what is driving their costs, as well as whether implementing a wellness program will actually have an impact on lowering their costs.

This whitepaper, “The Captive Option for Self Funded Employer Healthcare”, covers the benefits of captives, how they work, and the type of employers who are good […]

The Partners Group has been Named as One of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in the Nation

Risk Management Services in Washington and Oregon

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance by the Business Insurance magazine. This is the second consecutive year The Partners Group has been awarded this title.

Nicole Pond of The Partners Group has been Named As One of Fifty Top Women Advisor “All Stars” in the Nation

October 29, 2015 – Nicole Pond has been named a Top Woman Advisor by the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA). Pond was recognized in the “all star” category that acknowledges top women producers who have their own book of business. The “all star” category listed fifty women for the national recognition.

NAPA scrutinized nominated candidates, looking at nearly 450 nominations and 12,500 votes from individuals across the spectrum of the retirement industry. Nominees were asked to respond to a series of questions, both quantitative and qualitative, about their experience and practice. Those anonymized questionnaires were then reviewed by a blue-ribbon panel of judges who, over the course of several weeks, selected the women honored in four separate categories: all stars, captains, MVPs, and rising stars.

Rod Cruickshank, CEO of […]

The Partners Group Named One of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon

Making the list for five consecutive years

2015 Healthiest Employer Award - 249x304pxPortland, Oregon- October 21, 2015- The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has been named as one of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon by the Portland Business Journal. This is the fifth consecutive year The Partners Group has been honored to make the list in the 100-499 employee category.

The “Healthiest Employers of Oregon” program is designed to reward companies who are demonstrating innovation and leadership in their wellness programs. The award utilizes an online assessment to measure wellness programming in six key categories: leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication, marketing, programming, interventions, reporting, and analysis. More information about the […]

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