Strategy. Service. Execution.

With over 50 years of combined insurance experience, Pierre Timmerman & P.J. Demarie, III have the knowledge and expertise to help you navigate the ever changing world of Employee Benefits.
Pierre Timmerman

Pierre graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a  Bachelor of Arts in Marketing in 1985. Going from college straight into the insurance field  working for Hancock Financial Services, Pierre obtained licenses in Life & Health, Property & Casualty, and Variable Annuities (Series 6).  After a few years marketing life insurance products, Pierre was drawn to the Employee Benefits spectrum and has never looked back.  After 18 years on the company side of employee benefits (10 years with Aetna as a Broker Representative and Broker Manager) Pierre met P.J. Demarie III and they formed Demarie & Timmerman an Employee Benefits Company.

  • Aetna Presidents Club Broker Representative
  • Aetna Presidents Club Broker Manager
  • Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist
  • Chartered Benefit Consultant




P.J. Demarie, III

P.J. graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 1980. His post graduate studies include Graduating with a CLU (chartered life underwriter) degree from The American College in 2001, and Graduating with a ChFC (chartered financial consultant) degree from The American College in 2002, and completing the requirements for the CLTC (certified in Long Term Care) degree in 2008. P.J. then became a Drilling Engineer with Gulf Oil Company for 7 years. The majority of this time was spent overseas in Africa in oil and gas exploration operations, managing a drilling budget of $50 million dollars per year. When Chevron Oil Company purchased Gulf Oil Company in 1987, P.J. was faced with a decision to relocate to California or find another job. In 1987 a friend of the family offered him an opportunity to stay near home and get into the insurance business:

  • A top producer and a recipient of the National Quality Award every year
  • A Member of the Life Underwriters Association since 1987
  • Appointed as Chairman of the Florida Parishes Association of Life Underwriters Ethics Committee in 1988 and Chairman of Governmental Affairs in 1990
  • Qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table 23 out of 24 years

We have the Key to your Employee Benefits

Demarie & Timmerman’s value-added services are what set us apart from other benefits brokers. Simply by partnering with us, your company: will be introduced to a wealth of insurance, employee benefits, and human resource tools and information.

We pride ourselves on the level of knowledge and service we provide to our clients.


AVING MONEY on employee benefits while still attracting and retaining the best and the brightest is a must in today’s economy. The cost of providing benefits is rising significantly, while employees consistently seek more and more from their benefits packages. Many employers struggle to balance employee needs with their own capabilities and bottom lines.

Helping you meet these divergent objectives is Demarie & Timmerman’s specialty. Using our advanced technology and consulting expertise, we provide a variety of value-added professional services to our clients that reduce customer costs, increase efficiency, and improve employee satisfaction. We do more than just shop your business at renewal time!