Rockridge Health Benefits works with small business owners and employers to create employee benefits programs that inspire employee loyalty, increase retention and reduce turnover costs. We strive to help each and every employer maximize the value of their employee benefits program while keeping costs down.
We believe that employee benefits aren’t just about insurance policies, claims and premiums. Employers provide health benefits because they care about the wellbeing of their employees and their families. That’s what drives us at Rockridge – we care about your employees’ wellbeing as much as you do.
Jonathan Greer, Employee Benefits Broker
Rockridge Health Benefits is headed by Jonathan Greer, an experienced health benefits broker who provides employers with unmatched client service, attention to detail, and clear communication to help them make the best and most cost-effective decisions.
Based in the Bay Area, Jonathan is licensed to sell employee benefits policies through California (CA Lic. 0I97704). He is appointed to represent all of California’s major health insurers, including Blue Shield of California, Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Delta Dental and VSP.
Prior to founding Rockridge Health Benefits, Jonathan was in the financial services sector, where he provided marketing and communications services to clients including venture capitalists, investment banks, startups and multinational corporations. He began his career in the newspaper industry as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News. Here’s Jonathan’s LinkedIn profile.
We Know What It’s Like to Manage Employees
Jonathan brings his experience making payroll and manage small businesses to his work at as benefits adviser. During his tenure as Executive Director of Hamilton Family Center, a homeless shelter program in San Francisco, he helped build it into a $500,000 nonprofit in less than two years. In his roll with Hamilton, Jonathan instituted an employee benefits program, created an employee handbook, and had more than a half-dozen direct reports.
Advocating for Healthcare Consumers
Jonathan feels strongly that the role of the independent benefits agent is to be a forceful advocate for his clients. Jonathan has taken a leadership role in the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) as a Board Member and Communications Chair of the Golden Gate Association of Health Underwriters and as a member of the California Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU). Jonathan has taken his advocacy efforts to both Washington, D.C. and Sacramento to be a voice for employers, employees and consumers.
In his personal life, Jonathan lives in Oakland and is the father of two grown daughters. He recently spent 2 1/2 years studying neuropsychology at NLP Marin and received Masters certification. He is also a member of SFMOMA and is deeply interested in modern art.
For fun and fresh air, Jonathan loves to play softball, and is a passionate fan of the San Francisco Giants and the Golden State Warriors. A longtime music lover, he has been a Bruce Springsteen fanatic for 40 years, attending more than 30 shows and contributing articles and concert reviews for Springsteen’s official website.