Employee Benefits Consulting
Proper benefit design and administration is crucial for containing costs and attracting and maintaining staff. We can provide assistance for those time intensive duties by shifting the work to our experienced staff. If you have questions on a service, please give us a call so we can help.
Madelyn Hornstein, CPA, CEO
Madelyn has been with Dermody, Burke & Brown since 1983 and serves as the Firm’s Chief Executive Officer. She focuses on setting the company’s future course through strategic growth, ensuring continued client success, and maintaining the personal relationships so vital to a successful Firm. In addition to servicing a number of small businesses and high net worth individuals with their accounting and tax needs, Madelyn also heads Dermody, Burke & Brown’s Employee Benefits division. She and her team provide design, set-up and on-going administration of retirement plans. Madelyn ensures that the plans are compliant and also consults on a variety of employee benefit issues and individual retirement planning.
Madelyn is a graduate of SUNY Cortland and holds an MBA from Syracuse University. She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Women Presidents’ Organization, and is on the Firm Management and Nominating Committees for Allinial Global. Madelyn serves as a board member for Dryden Mutual Insurance Company, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield’s CNY Regional Advisory Board, CenterState CEO and the WISE Women's Business Center. She is also involved with the Professional Advisor Council at Syracuse University. She is a past Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Central New York Community Foundation and continues to serve on their Professional Advisor Council.
Mary Beth Madlin
Mary Beth has been with Dermody, Burke & Brown since 1985. As a Senior Manager of the Retirement Plan Design and Administration department, Mary Beth focuses on all facets of retirement planning from plan design to daily administration. She specializes in managing define contribution plans and provides on-going administration of retirement plans for a range of clients.
Mary Beth also provides outside consulting services and reviews plan design, cost structure and administrative practices. Mary Beth is a graduate of Bryant & Stratton College and continues to shape her thirty-two years of knowledge in the industry by attending continuing educational seminars.