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Meet the Players from our 2013 Tournament

 

 

Los Angeles

Aon 
  • Don Gibson             American Technologies, Inc     
  • Bob Kerner              Aon Private Risk Management
  • Greg Church           Church & Company Adjusting and Consulting Services 
  • Victor Carter            Aon Private Risk Management
Aon’s industry-leading global resources, technical expertise and industry knowledge are delivered locally through more than 500 offices in over 120 countries. Aon recognizes that clients want products and services built around their unique needs and provided by professionals with deep expertise. With worldwide distribution, a vast base of intellectual capital, and leading technology, Aon has built a professional services company focused on areas increasingly in demand: insurance brokerage, risk management and human capital consulting.
GNW-Evergreen Insurance Services 
  • Chris Bucci               Savitsky Satin & Bacon
  • Jay Barr                     Savitsky Satin & Bacon
  • Robert Di Paolo       GNW-Evergreen Insurance Services
  • Andrew Forchelli      GNW-Evergreen Insurance Services     
GNW-Evergreen is one of the country's largest, fast-growing and most sophisticated risk management and insurance brokerages. While other brokers are singularly focused on selling their clients more insurance to protect them, GNW-Evergreen believes the best way to protect their clients is by collaborating with them to assess, manage, mitigate and insure against the risks they face.
Lockton Insurance Brokers 

  • Lenny Fodemski          Lockton Insurance Brokers
  • Paul Tanner                  Lockton Insurance Brokers
  • Joseph Giaquinto        Lockton Insurance Brokers
  • Paul Albarian                Lockton Insurance Brokers
Lockton is the world’s largest independent, privately-owned global insurance broker with more than 4,450 professionals working throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This, in combination with Lockton’s strategic relationships, gives Lockton the ability to service clients in virtually every country in the world.
Willis 
  • Jordan Hayes           UBS
  • Alex Phillips              UBS
  • Eric Massi                 Willis
  • Tyler Banks               Willis
Willis Group Holdings PLC is a leading global insurance broker. Through its subsidiaries, Willis develops and delivers professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the world. Willis has more than 400 offices in nearly 120 countries, with a global team of approximately 17,000 associates. Listed on the NYSE, headquartered in London and domiciled in Dublin, the company is led from the New York and London offices. 

 

 

Southeast Florida

NSI Insurance Group

  • John Nenenzian        RMAG
  • Marty Caifano        NSI Insurance (Consultant
  • Hiram Rodriguez        NSI Insurance
  • Bill Ritter        NSI Insurance

NSI’s Personal Lines Insurance Program provides security, innovative coverage, and comprehensive advice. The diverse team of insurance professionals will work to develop a tailor-made program that suits their clients’ lifestyles. 



Eagan Insurance

  • Lawrence Lebon         Bank of New Orleans
  • Mike Guarisco             Guarisco &Cordes
  • Marc Eagan                  Eagan Insurance
  • Brian LeBon                 Eagan Insurance

Because of Eagan’s independence and financial stability, they have been selected to represent some of the oldest and most revered insurers in the United States and abroad. Eagan has a specialty staff to handle affluent clients and specialty companies to handle this type of client’s needs. Claims are satisfied in a fair, accurate and timely manner. 



Celedinas Insurance Group

  • Ray Celedinas        Celedinas Insurance Group
  • Joseph Carron        Celedinas Insurance Group
  • Michael Ayers        Celedinas Insurance Group
  • Luke Davis        Celedinas Insurance Group

Celedinas’ Private Client Services division is comprised of a dedicated team of insurance professionals who work closely to design customized solutions for complex personal lines accounts. These accounts typically entail luxury residences and automobiles, collections, yachts, aircraft, personal excess liability, multi-state and even international exposures.

 

 

New York

Amaden Gay Agencies
  • James Amaden           Amaden Gay Agencies
  • Gregg Schiavoni         Amaden Gay Agencies
  • Chris McDonald          Amaden Gay Agencies
  • Nicholas Botta            Amaden Gay Agencies
For over 100 years, the Amaden Gay Agencies has been providing insurance solutions for discerning clients both within the United States and internationally. Amaden Gay Agencies’ relationships with the nation’s most respected insurance carriers and vast knowledge allow them to provide a comprehensive and personalized insurance experience. 
Aon 
  • Ray Piacentini           US Trust
  • Hugh Callaghan       Empire Office
  • Mike Blum                   Empire Office
  • Ray Condon               Aon
Aon’s industry-leading global resources, technical expertise and industry knowledge are delivered locally through more than 500 offices in over 120 countries. Aon recognizes that clients want products and services built around their unique needs and provided by professionals with deep expertise. With worldwide distribution, a vast base of intellectual capital, and leading technology, Aon has built a professional services company focused on areas increasingly in demand: insurance brokerage, risk management, and human capital consulting. 
Bollinger Insurance 
  • Thomas  Jacobson     Bollinger, Inc.
  • Charlie Hooker           Bollinger, Inc.
  • Chuck Fowler               Bollinger, Inc.
  • Rhonda Graber           Bollinger, Inc.
As one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance agencies, Bollinger provides insurance solutions to thousands of customers. Bollinger pledges to keep pace with the growing complexity of customers’ needs by continuing to upgrade and improve their resources and capabilities. Their goal is to forge a three-way partnership with customers and insurance carriers to provide the stability that customers can rely on. 
Dayton, Ritz & Osborne  
  • Jeff Brown               Dayton Ritz & Osborne
  • Fred Ritz                   Dayton Ritz & Osborne
  • John McGuirk           Dayton Ritz & Osborne
  • George Yates           Dayton Ritz & Osborne
Dayton, Ritz & Osborne is the longest continuously operating insurance business on Eastern Long Island with its roots dating back to 1875. With office locations in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, their trained professionals are committed to providing superior service while identifying, evaluating and providing the best solution to clients' needs. 
Crystal & Company 
  • Frank Harrington       Crystal & Company
  • Donald Poster           Crystal & Company
  • Paul Funk                   Crystal & Company
  • Walter Tomenson     Crystal & Company 
Crystal & Company provides full-service insurance brokerage, risk management and employee benefits solutions to a wide spectrum of industries and disciplines, including aviation, education, energy, financial and professional services, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, marine, media, non-profit, private equity and venture capital, professional services, real estate and construction, retail/wholesale, technology, and transportation. Through three generations of family management, clients have relied on Crystal & Company to deliver thoughtful insurance solutions and service of the highest caliber. 
Gowrie Group 
  • Chris Pesce             Maritime Program Group
  • Tim Boyle                 Maritime Program Group
  • John Fisher             Gowrie Group
  • Mark Ricca               Walter Berlingo
Gowrie Group’s personal insurance experts are dedicated to understanding their clients’ specific needs. They listen carefully and offer tailored, comprehensive, and cost-effective solutions to protect not only special and treasured assets, but also their clients’ lifestyles. 
Lane McVicker 
  • Michael  Goldman       NFP 
  • Gil Lai                           Lane McVicker
  • Matt Wirth                     Kenworth Title LLC
  • Patrick Horan               Retired
Lane McVicker is a personal lines insurance agency headquartered in New York City, with offices in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. They specialize in personal insurance for individuals, ranging from homeowners and automobile insurance to specialty lines, such as coverage for yachts, aircraft, fine art and antique cars. Lane McVicker has agency appointments with a number of leading insurance markets allowing them to secure insurance anywhere in the United States. 
Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC 
  • Barry Swidler                 American Fire Restoration, LLC
  • Jim Kornreich               Marsh & McLennan Agency
  • Thomas  Kornreich     Marsh & McLennan Agency
  • Craig Solomon             Square Mile Capital Management LLC
Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC (in NYC & FL - formerly Kornreich-Nia) is a multidiscipline National Insurance brokerage firm. MMA is part of the world’s largest broker- Marsh, Inc. They are focused on mid-market Property & Casualty and Employee benefits accounts, as well as high net worth personal insurance including a vibrant estate planning/life insurance unit. 
Rampart Insurance
  • Erik Harris                 Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Michael Forrest       Galli Restaurant 
  • Jason Schuit           South Street Securities LLC
  • Gary Morris             Rampart Insurance
By delivering the finest risk management products and value-added services, The Rampart Group helps client’s secure insurance programs that are right for their unique needs to minimize exposure to loss. What sets The Rampart Group apart from other insurance brokerages is an unparalleled commitment to clients and strong history. More than 40 years of cultivating exceptional relationships with insurance companies allows them to deliver the finest, most cost competitive products to a diverse client base. 
The Treiber Group

  • Benjamin Phillips      Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Scott Treiber            Risk Placement Services, Inc.
  • Chad Cascadden       Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Geoffrey Hunt          Risk Placement Services, Inc.
For over 100 years, The Treiber Group has been dedicated to the business of insurance, risk management services and distribution management for commercial, institutional and individual clients. In 2008, The Treiber Group formed a partnership with Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. and they continue to stay focused on the company’s most valuable asset: their clients.  
Willis 
  • Padraig Harris
  • Joe Clark
  • Mark Rusas
  • Jim Peck
Willis personal insurance professionals deliver world-class service by focusing on partnership and personal attention. High standards of communication, stewardship and individual skill and care have made Willis a leader in the field of personal insurance protection. 

 

 

Chicago Area

Marsh 
  • Joseph Kunze             Merrill Lynch, PBIG    
  • Bob Lehrman              Marsh
  • Bob Nicholson            Marsh
  • Kevin Tobin                  Marsh
Marsh is a leader in servicing the personal insurance needs of affluent individuals and families. Those with substantial assets require a Personal Risk Management approach for protecting their homes, automobiles, fine art, jewelry, and collectibles. 
Lane McVicker
  • Salvatore Veltri              Plante Moran
  • Michael Johnson          Plante Moran
  • Kenneth Melotte III        Plante Moran
  • Chris Shanks                Lane McVicker     
Lane McVicker is a personal lines insurance agency headquartered in New York City, with offices in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. They specialize in personal insurance for individuals, ranging from homeowners and automobile insurance to specialty lines, such as coverage for yachts, aircraft, fine art and antique cars. 
The Horton Group 
  • David Heide                   The Horton Group
  • Kris Schoenau               tri state scale systems
  • Robert Schoenau           tri state scale systems
  • Ron Assise                     The Horton Group
Horton has evolved from a small insurance agency to one of the leading brokerage firms in the country. Still, Horton has not lost sight of their entrepreneurial roots or core strength – helping growing, entrepreneurial companies address complex insurance, risk management and employee benefit issues.
TDC Risk Management 
  • Dominic Spinazze          Lyden & Chappell, Ltd.
  • Alex Phillips                    Mitchell Development
  • Eric Massi                       TDC Risk Management
  • Tyler Banks                     TDC Risk Management
TDC Companies is a multifaceted network of financial services firms in business to serve successful individuals, families, and businesses.  

Clients include business owners, their businesses, high-profile executives, as well as athletes and entertainers often requiring complex wealth and risk management solutions. TSC’s solutions include finding ways to preserve, protect and grow the wealth their clients have worked a lifetime to build. 

 

 

San Francisco

Risk Strategies Company  
  • Andy Reid
  • Joe Cohn
  • Pelayo Carranza III
  • Chris Reid
Risk Strategies focuses on client risk management challenges and delivers pragmatic, cost-effective financial and business solutions. Financial executives and risk managers who need high level advice turn to Risk Strategies for the design and implementation of complex insurance coverage and risk financing programs. 

Middle market companies facing difficult financial positions know Risk Strategies has the experience, creative energy, and financial perspective they need to maintain a consistent edge. Risk Strategies offers clients who are frustrated by the high cost of risk, and who are open to a variety of solutions, a significant competitive advantage. 
G2 Insurance Services  
  • Jason Goldman          
  • Stephen Dascole
  • Douglas Goldman
  • Peter Pollat 
G2 has assembled a highly respected and dedicated team of personal insurance specialists with an average of 25 years of experience to help high-net-worth individuals, families, and family offices manage risk and plan for the future. 

G2’s team has a unique understanding of the challenges facing clients and is deeply committed to working closely with them—from the initial discussions to learn what’s important, to a review that compares the coverage clients have versus the coverage they need, and finally, determining the best way to implement coverages on an ongoing basis.  
 Wells Fargo Insurance Services  
  • Paul Motekaitis
  • Dennis Bass
  • Jeff Stewart
  • Steve Hall
Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., provides insurance brokerage and administrative services, as well as a wide range of financial and consulting services to thousands of satisfied customers. With Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., clients get the experience of a large broker with the personal attention and service of a local broker. Wells Fargo Insurance Services offers a remarkable selection of products and services combined with exceptional knowledge in a variety of industries, including property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products to provide coverages that satisfy clients’ needs today and in the future. 

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