Executive Team

David C. Vaccaro, President.

David is an attorney and directs the day-to-day operations of LIEBG’s benefits practice. He graduated from Villanova Law School in 2000, where he was a member of the Villanova Law Review. Prior to joining LIEBG, David worked as an associate in the litigation department of O’Melveny & Myers in New York, and then as an associate in the investment management group of Drinker Biddle & Reath in Philadelphia.

Jeffrey D. O’Connor, CEO.

Jeff is a Qualified Pension Administrator and directs the day-to-day operations of LIEBG’s retirement plan practice. Jeff earned his B.S. degree in Business Management from the New York Institute of Technology in 1980 and then joined the Actuarial Benefits division of Coopers & Lybrand. Throughout his career he has been responsible for plan design, actuarial valuations, FASB compliance, ESOPs and has represented clients for IRS, PBGC and DOL audits. He joined LIEBG in 2002 as Director of Operations. He is a current member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and formerly sat on the Committee for Financial Support to the Matrimonial Bar.

William J. Clemans, Chief Actuary.

Will earned his B.S. degree in Mathematics from Dowling College in 1998 then immediately began his career at Schloss & Company as a Pension Assistant. He is now an Enrolled Actuary licensed by the Joint Board of the U.S. Department of Treasury, Department of Labor. Throughout his career he has been responsible for plan design, actuarial and annual valuations for all types of qualified retirement plans, annual plan filings and all other day-to-day consulting. He joined LIEBG as an Enrolled Actuary in January 2008 and is responsible for a variety of financial/compliance issues and actuarial valuations and certifications.

Judy A. Lynch, QPA, VP of Consulting Services.

Judy has over 30 years of extensive experience in the actuarial and employee benefits consulting field. In 1981, Judy started her career at ADP Pension Services in Houston, Texas as Plan Manager and continued her pension career at a number of Actuarial Consulting firms in New York. In the last 13 year, at Economic Group Pension Services, Judy worked closely with Financial Advisors, CPA’s and Attorneys in retirement plan design and plan implementation. Judy also serves on the board as a Treasurer of the ASPPA Benefit Council of NY and as a committee member of the Executive Women’s Golf Association.

Gerald Rudnet, Vice President.

Gerry is the Vice President of Benefits Consulting for LIEBG, and has worked with LIEBG for over twenty years servicing not-for-profit clients and their employee benefit programs. Gerry’s expertise includes all aspects of non-profits operations, as well as financial negotiations with all health insurance providers at the highest levels, claims advocacy, cost containment issues, and renewal analysis. Gerry worked with UCP Nassau County for over 16 years in various management positions, including Executive Director.

Harvey S. Brown, Vice President.

Harvey is an attorney with over 30 years of experience dealing with every facet of retirement and benefit plans. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1974 and has a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University. For over 22 years, Harvey served on the management team of Cowan Financial Group, owned and operated its pension company and served as a trainer for Mass Mutual Financial Group. In addition to investments and insurance, he provides counsel in plan design, drafting, administration, amendments and terminations. The merger of his practice into LIEBG in 2011 provides further depth in providing consulting and administrative services for our clients.