Mr. Sherman is a Senior Vice President and is National Director of the Public Sector market. He is based in both the Boston and Washington, DC offices. He has extensive experience in the Northeast and throughout the U.S. as a benefits consultant working with plan sponsors on a wide range of employee benefit issues and opportunities including plan design, benefit strategies, funding, and plan management. Mr. Sherman has managed the consulting practices for the firm’s Boston and Hartford offices, and he served as a member of The Segal Group's Board of Directors from 2007 to 2016.
Mr. Sherman provides consulting services to public and private health, retirement, and retiree health benefit plans. He focuses on public sector entities and consults to large public sector employee benefit plans, and city and state health plans. Additionally, he consults to corporations and nonprofit entities as well as collectively bargained multiemployer health, pension and annuity funds.
He has a BA in Economics, magna cum laude, from Brandeis University and a Masters in Public Policy with a concentration in Health Policy from The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served on the Board of Directors of the New England Benefits Council from 2000 to 2012 and was President from 2008 to 2010.
Mr. Sherman has been widely quoted in both the benefits press and general press, including the Boston Globe, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has written several articles on employee benefit issues. Mr. Sherman has spoken on these issues at several universities, for the Massachusetts Bar Association, and at numerous employee benefit seminars and national conferences. He has also testified before the Massachusetts State House and the Boston City Council.