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Associated HCM

About Associated HCM

Strong Relationships. Personal Service. Smart Solutions.

With professional and responsive local customer service associates and backed by the strength of a centralized processing system and technology, the company has become one of the most recognized names in the payroll industry in the New York and Boston metropolitan area. Associated HCM is proud to call many of the region’s most recognized companies and not-for-profit organizations as its clients.

Rob Basso - President
Rob Basso - President: New York

New York

Rob Basso – President

Founded by Rob Basso, a Hofstra University graduate and leading payroll industry professional, Associated Human Capital Management opened its first office in 2006 and moved to a state of the art platform ins 2016. Associated is now one of the New York/Long Island metropolitan region’s largest independently owned payroll and HR service providers. Each year the company processes almost $1 Billion in payroll. Committed to delivering the best in customer service, payroll, human resources and time and attendance management while playing a pivotal role in various community outreach initiatives, Associated HCM Payroll has the highest customer satisfaction rating among payroll providers in the region.

Rob Basso and his team of payroll industry veterans believe that building long-lasting and trustworthy business relationships is essential to success in business. Associated HCM and its staff members are constantly striving to find solutions that provide the greatest cost and time savings for clients

Bruce Patz - President: Boston
Bruce Patz - President: Boston


Bruce Patz – President

As owner of the Boston branch of Associated Human Capital Management, and after 22 years in the payroll industry, Bruce Patz understands that both customer service excellence and superior problem solving are what really sets Associated HCM apart from its competition. Bruce has delivered for many years on his values of transparency and trust while working with clients in the following industries: Restaurants, Tradesman, Construction, Fitness, Doctors, Dentists, Franchises, High-tech, Biotech and Households.

He grew up in a hard-working family from the Boston suburbs and learned at an early age that it took hard work and integrity to accomplish his goals. He knows first-hand that the Payroll, HR and Time and Attendance can be complex and confusing and that businesses can be taken advantage of. He draws inspiration from saving clients money when possible while providing the best and most efficient solutions to accomplish their goals. Bruce loves when clients save time so they can re-invest in their business and spend more time doing the things they love away from work.

Bruce holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and Business Management from The University of Michigan and earned his CPA certification in 1994. He resides in Needham, MA with his lovely wife and three daughters. Some of his passions include coaching youth sports, travel, and dining at Boston area restaurants.

As a CPA, Bruce exudes strength of character, a strong moral compass and as a life- long learner is always seeking to broaden his skills and knowledge.

Awards and Accolades

Over the past twenty-plus years the company’s reputation and track record of success as a payroll and tax filing service bureau has garnered for itself and its founders a number of awards and recognition. Associated HCM’s CEO, Rob Basso, was given the ICON Award by LIBN in 2017. Associated HCM is proud to have been voted the Best Payroll Company by Long Island Business News readers in 2018 and 2019.

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