Barry Greenstein Joins Aon Consulting

Barry Greenstein has joined Aon Consulting as a senior vice president in the firm’s corporate transactions group. He previously was a senior actuary and principal in Mercer’s New York office, where he worked with private equity clients.




Aon Consulting, the global human capital consulting organization of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC), announced today that Barry Greenstein has joined the firm as senior vice president in its Corporate Transactions group, which focuses on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring.


Greenstein will focus on serving Aon’s private equity clients, with particular emphasis on due diligence and post-close portfolio services. Prior to joining Aon Consulting, Greenstein served as a senior actuary and principal in Mercer’s New York office where he worked with private equity clients. He has more than 20 years of experience in human capital consulting, with the past 10 years exclusively devoted to corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and bankruptcies. He is an expert in benefits and compensation due diligence in the areas of pension plans, health and welfare programs, retiree medical, multiemployer plans, Financial Accounting Standards (FAS), supplemental executive benefits, cash or deferred arrangements, and analysis of legislative and regulatory changes in the funding and qualification arena.


“Barry brings a sharp business acumen and financial focus to the transaction process,” said Mark Arian, executive vice president and leader of the Aon Consulting Corporate Transactions group. “He has significant experience in the benefits arena, working with clients of all sizes, industries and complexities. I’m confident he will bring tremendous value to our private equity clients worldwide.”


Greenstein earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany. He is an associate of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary, and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.


Greenstein joined Aon Consulting on Nov. 17, and is based in New York City. He reports to Arian.


Aon Consulting’s Corporate Transactions group helps clients shape strategies in the areas of organization, benefits and talent, as employers work through restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.


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