BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2008) - Longfellow Benefits, a Boston firm offering retirement plans and employee benefits, was named one of five finalists nationally for PLANSPONSOR's annual Retirement Plan Adviser Team award.

The Longfellow Benefits retirement team members are Kendall Storch, Phil LeBlanc, David Boucher, Andrew Hershenow and Adam Miloro.

The award, launched in 2005, recognizes the contributions of the nation's best financial advisers in helping make retirement security a reality for workers across the nation. PLANSPONSOR magazine is the nation's leading authority on retirement issues and benefits programs. The winners will be announced on April 3.

Nominations for the Retirement Plan Adviser Team award were solicited online from retirement plan advisers, their employers and/or broker/dealers, and plan sponsors, as well as from working partners of these advisers, including investment vendors, accountants and attorneys, and pension administrators (advisers who have attained the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Professional designation receive an automatic nomination). The finalists were selected by an expert panel of judges from a list of semifinalists compiled from a quantitative evaluation of their current service levels and, based on interviews with their plan sponsor clients.

This year's finalists were drawn from a pool of 332 nominations representing more than 200 advisers.

Serving organizations in New England and nationally, Longfellow Benefits provides employee benefits, retirement plans and executive benefits. Its staff includes experts carrying top professional designations: Registered Employee Benefit Consultant (REBC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Licensed Insurance Advisor (LIA), Master of Business Administration, Taxation (MBA), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®).

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