Why us?

Full Service Employee Benefits Administration

SMC Benefits Administration Group, Inc. is a full service employee benefits administration firm that specializes in the design, implementation and administration of retirement plans for small to mid-size companies. Using our own prototype pension and 401(k) plans approved by the IRS, SMC offers the most competitive and cost effective plan design in today’s market place.

  • Plan Design & Setup
  • Plan Maintenance & Processing
  • Compliance Testing
  • Government Filings
  • Retirement Distributions
  • Plan Conversions
  • and more
  • SMC Benefits Testimonial

    Emil Baker, Owner, Your Call LLC
    I have used SMC Benefits for my company for over 20 years. I have been extremely satisfied with their support and prompt professional assistance to both me and and my employees I would highly recommend their services to any other business -Emil Baker, Owner, Your Call LLC
  • SMC Benefits Testimonial

    Jay Whitley, Patsy Whitley 401K
    We have worked very closely with Jeff Canastra. Retirement planning is very important and the decisions can be confusing. Jeff has always been there to answer questions and  to hold our hands through navigating the 401k complexities. He has been our guy for over 10 years and we are very pleased with the results. -Jay Whitley, Patsy Whitley 401K


Plan Design & Setup

SMC can design a plan that best suits your goals and financial needs.

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We can draft a plan either through the use of a pre-approved prototype document or customize an individually designed plan.

Plan Maintenance & Processing

Effective administration and record keeping services ensures the smooth operation of your plan.

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Our state of the art software allows us to maintain account balances as if each individual has their own investment account.  

Compliance Testing

SMC will monitor and prepare all compliance and nondiscrimination test required with your retirement plan.

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Our detailed-oriented and highly knowledgeable staff not only ensures the accuracy of the information, but also ensures its timeliness.


  • How we can help you?

    At SMC, we work closely with you to evaluate and administer a plan that bet suites your organization. Creating and maintain a successful relationship with a third party administrator like SMC is a crucial and convenient way to satisfy your plan’s administration and compliance needs. SMC offers an affordable retirement solution with state-of-the art plan design, administration and record keeping

  • How active will SMC be with my plan?

    To maintain your plan’s quality and integrity, healthy plan participation is also a necessary element. That’s why we work with plan sponsors and brokers to actively educate and communicate with eligible participants. Ongoing education is offered to both the employer and employees. When your plan requires a high level of service and attention, you can depend on our staff’s expertise to answer any questions as they arise and to provide a timely resolution.

  • How will my retirement plan be managed?

    SMC’s retirement program is flexible enough to accommodate the use of all investment alternatives suitable for retirement plan. Direct communication between the administration and investment advisors of a retirement program is also crucial to the success of any plan. SMC, through its strategic partners, can recommend financial advisors, if needed, or work with your existing broker. Because of this structure and flexibility, SMC is able to coordinate all of our pension needs as if it were “under one roof”

  • What makes your plans different?

    Using our own prototype pension and 401(k) plans approved by the IRS, SMC offers the most competitive and cost effective plan design in today’s market place. Whether you are implement a new plan or reviewing your current one, SMC can offer your company a complete retirement plan package.

Meet our Team

Daniel A. Ciampino, CPA

Managing Director
Tel: 518-436-0065

As Managing Director of SMC Benefits Administration Group and  Staff Ciampino & Company, P.C., Daniel A. Ciampino brings over thirty years of experience as a CPA to the Firm. He holds a B.B.A. degree in Accounting from Siena College, Loudonville, New York.

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Jeffrey M. Canastra, CPA joined the firm in 1988. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Siena College in Loudonville, New York.

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SMC Staff

Philip L. DiMaria, CPA

Brianne Lee

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