A Trusted Benefits Partner.

Serving over 250,000 public servants across the Southeast, we’re serious about providing
personalized group benefits, exceptional customer service, and innovative solutions
to invest in the employers and employees who serve us all.

What We Offer

Customized Group Benefit Plans & Consulting

With nearly 150 public sector clients and 250,000 public sector employees represented, we use leverage to shop the best benefit possible for your group.  We offer a variety of benefits and communications for each employee, no matter if they are a new hire or about to retire and all in between.

Section 125

Employee Benefits

We offer Section 125 plans including dental, vision, accident, critical illness, cancer, FSA’s and more. We also help our clients develop wellness strategies and incentives to keep their employees healthy and reduce premiums.

Cost Saving

Medical & Wellness Planning

Mark III has worked in the Healthcare industry since 1986. These years of experience have allowed us to understand what works and what does not work in public sector health care administration.

Customer Service

Enrollment & Communications

We offer an exceptional online system, a call center, and salaried benefits representatives who provide value to our clients for the employees to elect for coverage and for staff to administer benefits.

Public Sector Groups

We consult and broker benefits for nearly 150 public sector clients spread throughout the Southeastern US.

Public Servants

We take pride in providing the best in-class benefits available to employees at our groups who dedicate their lives to serve.

Experienced Advisors 

With vast experience in benefits, insurance, risk management, technology, and finance, we commit nearly 50 full-time advisors and over 85 benefits counselors.


Don Browder founded Mark III in 1973 with a committment to honesty, integrity, and hard work serving others. This mission continues to this day. 

"Mark III has been very helpful with their staff providing our employees with excellent customer services. Mark III has also provided assistance with the interpretation and implementation of some of the legal aspects of the Affordable Health Care Act. We have found the staff and management to be extremely dedicated to timely response and excellent service. Thanks to Mark III our annual enrollment process goes very smoothly and our employees like the interaction and communication from the enrollment process."

Kelly H. Klutz, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Cabarrus County Schools

"As the Benefits Supervisor for New Hanover County Schools, I have had the pleasure of working with Mark III Employee Benefits for two years. Our transition to Mark III has provided employees with tremendous value in their flexible benefit plans, excellent customer service and guaranteed insurability in every line of coverage. I can highly recommend Mark III as your flexible benefits provider"

Heather Listebarger
Benefits Supervisor
New Hanover County Schools

"Guilford County Schools is happy to renew our successful 125 program with Mark III Employee Benefits. Our District recently approved an extension of our current program as it is providing valuable benefits for our employees and Mark III also provides valuable tools and support that helps us administer this program efficiently and effectively. This program helps tremendously with our recruitment and retention efforts."

Stephen Foster
Executive Director of Human Resources
Guilford County Schools

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Service Centers

North Carolina

211 Greenwich Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

South Carolina

94 Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29206


300 W. Watauga Ave.
Johnson City, TN 37604


1170 Washington St. Ste C.
Clarkesville, GA 30523


6525 3rd Street
Suite 407
Rockledge, FL 32955