BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - Longfellow Benefits, a Boston employee-benefits brokerage and consultant, today was named one of the Boston area's ten best places to work in Boston Business Journal's annual ranking.

It won in the small-employer category, which it has been named to for the fourth year in a row.

"Some people might think that these days, when there are many people looking for jobs, that it's not crucial to be a great employer, but any organization's biggest asset is its people," said Joe Gray, Longfellow Benefits managing principal. "The investments you make in attracting, retaining and developing the best people you can find have the highest possible return on investment. Maintaining a positive, energetic, fun corporate culture is as important as providing first-rate benefits and salaries."

Employees of nominated companies in Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work 2009 completed a survey covering work environment, work-life balance, job satisfaction, advancement opportunities, management, compensation and benefits.

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 in Taxation (MBA), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®).

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Contact Information: Contact: Henry Stimpson Stimpson Communications 508-647-0705