About us

A few words about us

JBM is a Buffalo, New York-based software development company focused on solutions for multiemployer benefit plans.

Established in 1977,  JBM specializes in software applications for administering multiemployer benefit funds.

Led by president, Joe Grey, and backed by a talented team of software engineers, IT consultants, and multiemployer benefit plan specialists, JBM continues to evolve to meet the demands of the Taft Hartley Benefit Fund industry.

Through our Fund Administrator's Management System (FAMS), we empower our clients with a technology solution that is integrated, flexible, reliable, and scalable.  We help our clients deliver outstanding service to their members.

The JBM team supports our customers throughout the entire software implementation process.  From "idea stage" to GO LIVE!, JBM designs, develops, tests and implements to insure FAMS fits you. Then we back FAMS with outstanding customer support.  You'll often find us on the road providing personalized, professional services at our client locations.

JBM's family of clients are located from the midwest throughout the northeast.  FAMS is now installed at dozens of multiemployer organizations supporting hundreds of funds.

A first generation member of the IBM Business Partner program, JBM works closely with IBM in crafting technology solutions that are reliable and scalable.  With IBM's worldwide network of service and support, JBM's clients receive on-site support from local IBM technicians.

We love our clients and we would love to have your organization join us!

What we offer


Solutions to benefit you!

Our Fund Administrator's Management System is designed to address the needs of your organization. FAMS is HIPAA HITECH compliant, incredibly scalable, very flexible and designed to take advantage of the best that Web 2.0 has to offer.  FAMS can reside where you need it - your office, your Cloud or our Cloud.


Network, server and PC support

When we say JBM is a full-service consulting firm, we mean it.  Our IT consulting team designs, implements, and supports as much of your IT platform as you require.  If you need an "IT Department", count on JBM to fulfill the requirement.  If you have an existing IT resource, we will coordinate our efforts with that firm to ensure a smooth implementation of the JBM Fund Administrator's Management System.

Led by Senior IT Consultant, Mark Meyer, JBM has the expertise our clients require for stable and successful information technology environments.

Our skill set includes virtual machine technologies, Windows servers, Linux configurations, IBM Power Systems, Windows PCs, or mobile devices - we can assist you in the design of your solution and provide the ongoing care you need.  To support your HIPAA HITECH requirements, we provide IT risk assessments, network vulnerability scans, a full complement of encryption technologies, and logging and event management.

We always have your best interests at heart.  We purchase competitively and pass the savings on to you.  Lance Stern, JBM IT Consultant, helps to insure you receive the best value on your dollar.  Lance provides personalized care for you and your IT investments at your location.

Ask us about our Secure Cloud Backup service offering.  We can help with your disaster recovery initiatives by introducing a backup solution that combines encryption technologies for data at rest and data in motion, securing your Windows network data and your FAMS database.


Cloud Computing / Software as a Service (SaaS)

JBM's HIPAA compliant Cloud environment takes the worry out of hosting your servers in your building.  Our Managed Server offering includes physical and electronic security, N+1 redundancy on all hardware, networks, power, batteries, generators and cooling.  Multiple Internet Service Providers with diverse fiber feeds into the data centers to ensure constant availability to your applications and data.  Our data centers are regularly audited by independent firms assuring compliance for HIPAA and PCI DSS.  Encryption technologies, offsite backup solutions, logging and event management, and file integrity monitoring are all components of the JBM Cloud Computing Service.

Our leadership team

  • Joe Grey

    President JBM is led by Joseph W. Grey.  Serving as president since 2007, Joe has experience in every facet of the business of JBM Computer…

  • Tim Lafferty

    Tim Lafferty is Vice President Sales and Marketing for JBM Computer Consultants, Inc. of West Seneca, New York. JBM develops software applications for the administration…

  • Ron Merkwa

    Ron has been with JBM for 34 years. He oversees all operations at JBM which include both customer support and product development. During his time…