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Member Benefit Program: Benchmark Payment Network

Member Benefit Program: Benchmark Payment Network

Author: Alcide Guzman/Friday, February 1, 2019/Categories: Update Newsletters

As a member of NESPA, you now have the ability to take advantage of significant discounts on your credit card processing costs. Benchmark Payment Networks provides electronic payment services to merchants in all 50 States and Canada. Using Benchmark, NESPA members have a cost-effective approach to merchant bank processing, remote deposit capture, and credit card processing with the latest technology. Benchmark delivers reliable and secure payment solutions to help NESPA member businesses succeed. Benchmark has been NESPA’s exclusive credit card processor for 8 years.

Benchmark’s financial tools for NESPA members include:

  • Credit card processing
  • Electronic check conversion
  • Remote deposit capture
  • Gift and loyalty card programs
  • Internet and wireless processing
  • Payroll processing
  • Mobile solutions with EMV-compliant equipment for efficient job-site processing

Additionally, members have available to them a variety of payment processing solutions designed to integrate seamlessly with your accounting systems. Benchmark will keep members current with the latest security and fraud prevention techniques and informed of the latest credit card technology.

 Member benefits:

  • As part of the NESPA program, there are NO set up, start up, or cancellation fees of any kind
  • Once you are signed with Benchmark, if anyone comes along with a lower rate in writing; Benchmark will match it
  • 20% of the revenue that gets generated goes back to NESPA as NESPA is a not for profit organization
  • Benchmark is currently offering a free cost analysis

Requirements: To begin, all it takes is to submit a copy of a recent statement for review by Benchmark to identify your savings.

If you’d like more information about this program, please contact

Tracey Meinen
Phone (631) 498-1600 Fax (631) 498-1134


Steven Axman
Phone (631) 659-3721Fax (631) 850-7099

To learn more about NESPA's member benefits visit  

Having trouble logging into the NESPA website?

Contact us at 609-689-9111



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