Schiff Benefits Group, LLC, Matthew E. Schiff, An Executive Benefits Consulting Company

The Team

The Team

Jayne Nemerow Schiff, MSFS, CLU, ChFC, REBC, CAP

JNS Headshot3Ms. Schiff is an independent insurance agent with Schiff Benefits Group. Prior to Schiff Benefits Group, Ms. Schiff was Director of Executive Benefits for The NIA Group.  For many years, Ms. Schiff was Controller and Senior Account Executive of NYLEX Benefits, a subsidiary and the executive benefits consulting arm of New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company with $112 billion in corporate assets and about $178 billion of assets under management. NYLEX Benefits specializes in the design, implementation, financing, and providing ongoing administrative support of supplemental executive benefits programs.

Prior to joining NYLEX Benefits, Ms. Schiff served as Controller and Senior Account Executive of Clark/Bardes Partners, the successor to Insurance Alliances Group, Inc. Prior to IAG, Ms. Schiff was Regional Director of Marketing for The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York (MONY), as well as an insurance agent with MONY. In addition, Ms. Schiff was an adjunct instructor at Manhattanville College.

Ms. Schiff graduated from Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown, New York and holds a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Degree from Manhattanville College. In addition, Ms. Schiff received her Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) Professional Designation in 1977, her Chartered Financial Consulting (ChFC) Professional Designation in 2005 and her Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) Professional Designation in 2008, Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) in 2012 and her Masters of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) in 2017 from The American College.  Ms. Schiff is the past President of the Alumni Association of the American College and in the Foundation Board, and Mass Mutual center for Special Needs board of directors.

Ms. Schiff is a Life member of the Million Dollar Round Table, The New York Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, The Association of Advanced Life Underwriters and has served on committees as:

• Former Chairperson – Million Dollar Round Table Exhibit Committee;
• Former Chairperson – Committee on Committees, NY Chapter Society Financial Service Professionals;
• Former Board Member – NY Chapter Business and Professional Women.

In her community activities, Ms. Schiff served as:
• Acquisitions Chairperson – Greenwich Academy Mothers’ Board Benefit;
• Treasurer – Greenwich Academy Mothers’ Board Benefit;
• Chairperson – University of Rochester Parents’ Council.

Ms. Schiff and her husband Bud reside in Greenwich, Connecticut. They have two grown children, Matthew and Kara, and six grandchildren, Courtney, Alexa, Nicholas, James, Ty, and Sophia.

Jayne N. Schiff, MSFS, CLU, ChFC, REBC, CAP
11 Mohawk Lane, Greenwich, CT 06931
(203) 622-0291 Office
(203) 629-1971 Fax


 Steven J. Perlman, LUTCF  – Chief Marketing Officer

Steven Perlman is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Schiff Benefits Group, which specializes in the design, implementation, financing, and ongoing administrative support of non-qualified supplemental executive benefits programs.

Steven has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and is recognized as a leader in the retirement income protection and planning field. Prior to starting at Schiff Benefits Group, Steven was an agent and a Partner with the New York Life Insurance Company.

Steven is currently a financial advisor with the Mass Mutual Greater Philadelphia in Bala Cynwyd, PA.  He has an expertise in developing, implementing, tracking and coordinating marketing relationships with Attorneys, CPA’s and other financial professionals.  His career in sales began in 1984 in the Garment Industry in New York City where he was responsible of establishing relationships with regional buying offices for major department store chains nationally.  In addition, he was responsible for sales and relationships with buyers and senior management of major retailers that we located east of the Mississippi River.

Steven’s sales career has spanned through several industries including, wholesale auto parts, computerized information systems and human resource information prior to beginning his career in financial services in Hartsdale NY.  The knowledge and the background of working in several unrelated industries give him a broad spectrum of insight when working with clients.

Steven is a Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow (LUTCF).  He has been a council level producer with both New York Life and Massachussetts Mutual Life Insurance Company as well a nationally recognized sales manager while at New York Life.

His passion for his business is only eclipsed by his love and commitment to his family.  He loves and is an avid sailor, previously racing yachts and sailing on the open ocean from Annapolis to New England.  His wife has owned her own fine woman’s clothing store, Geries Girls in Huntingdon Valley for 30 years.