Ben Kronish


Ben Kronish specializes in providing tax efficient life insurance-based solutions to high net worth individuals. His clients are executives and shareholders of private and public companies and range across a broad spectrum of industries both domestically and internationally based.

Ben has over 30 years of experience specializing in creative solutions to complex wealth transfer and estate planning problems. Utilizing a collaborative approach, Ben maintains open communications with the other professionals involved in the clients planning.

Ben is a partner of Kronish Associates, Inc., a third-generation financial practice with offices in New York and Irvine, CA. He began his career at New England Mutual Life Insurance Company where he built the leading brokerage operation in the country from 1986 thru 1988.

Leaving the management side of the business, Ben and his father Paul became members of the Hemisphere Group in the mid 90's and subsequently National Financial Partners. Ben has served on the Advisory Board of Partners Financial and several life insurance companies. He is actively involved in the Association of Advanced Life Underwriters (AALU) and other industry groups. Ben is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL).

Ben enjoys golfing, fishing and hiking, and is a fan of the great outdoors. He participated in the first Boston to New York bike ride to raise awareness for AIDS research. He also spent two weeks in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota in February, completing a winter wilderness survival program. Ben spent time volunteering in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) from 2002-2005.  Ben and his wife have two daughters and live in Manhattan.


Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Union College

Phone 212.883.0655
Fax 646.349.2834
Mobile Phone 917.743.7343