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The Palabe Group, Inc. is a leading privately held National Group Benefits & Consulting Firm headquartered in Greater Chicago. From inception, our highly experienced and knowledgeable benefits professionals have been committed to providing quality service and innovative product designs for our clients. 

Our commitment is to provide customized solutions and creative cost effective programs that meet the needs and objectives of our clients while continuing to strive for professional excellence in the delivery of these products and services.

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