Marcus Newman is a Vice President of GCG with a focus on serving small businesses. He is responsible for more than 200 privately held businesses, medical practices and physicians. Marcus provides expert and objective guidance with respect to group insurance benefits of all kinds, 401(k) and other salary deferral plans, pension and profit sharing plans, deferred compensation plans, executive benefits and a wide variety of investments for closely held business owners.
Marcus is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University, having received his B.A. in 1995, where he studied Philosophy.
Prior to joining the firm in 1997 Marcus spent several years working with teenagers as a social worker. Upon joining GCG Financial, he quickly built an extensive employee benefits practice, developed considerable expertise and established himself as a champion of client service.
Marcus is a consistent revenue leader at the firm and annual qualifier for the Million Dollar Round Table. He is the youngest GCG advisor ever elected to the Executive Board of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.
Marcus is the Founder and President of Array Education, Inc., an organization committed to the prevention of teenage substance abuse and addiction through a wide variety of programs that help young people make responsible, informed decisions about drugs and alcohol.
Marcus lives in Deerfield, Illinois with his wife Sheryl and his three daughters, Zoe, Josie, and Talia. He spends considerable time with his family and is a fitness enthusiast. Marcus is an avid reader and a patron of the theater.