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Meet the Players from our 2017 Tournament




HUB International 

  • Timothy Dickins
  • Alex Kadish
  • Stephen Stromsborg
  • Andrew Forchelli

HUB International Personal Insurance provides objective counsel and holistic approach to risk management that includes comprehensive coverage from the world's leading insurers to protect your family and personal possessions.


G2 Insurance 
  • Chris Qvale
  • Doug Goldman
  • Jason Goldman
  • Matthew Goldman

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.

Serna Insurance 
  • Al Serna
  • Pete Serna
  • Danny Levitt
  • Luke Doebele

After 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Pete and Martha Serna founded Serna Insurance Agency in 2001 with a vision of simply helping others. We now manage over $30 million in premium annually, while still maintaining the personal touch that our clients deserve. Our promise is to protect, educate and offer you the best value available while striving to put you in a better place than you were before you met us.

Wells Fargo 
  • Steve Kim
  • Jeff Garcia
  • Steve Sclimenti
  • Sean Conrad

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.

Lockton Insurance Brokers 
  • Brian Gardner
  • Amir Tavakoli
  • Jimmie Banta
  • Paul Tanner
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.




NFP P&C Private Client Group

  • Larry Lubin
  • David Greenspahn
  • Christopher Shanks
  • Brett Woodward

NFP Property and Casualty (P&C) Private Client Group focuses exclusively on serving the personal insurance needs of high net worth individuals and families across the U.S. as well as in parts of Canada and Europe. We're committed to changing your expectations of an insurance brokerage through one simple principle:

The result is a different, better insurance experience that provides the kind of service you may have thought didn't exist anymore.


Burns & Wilcox

  • Kevin Daugherty
  • Chris Webb
  • Bryant Steele
  • Bob Nicholson

Burns & Wilcox can provide Comprehensive Personal Liability programs that can protect High-Value Homeowners and Mid-Range Homeowners alike. Whether it is for auto, recreation, private collections, special events or property coverage, Burns & Wilcox can provide you with a policy to cover any personal risk.


Hays Companies

  • Brian Whinnery
  • Tim Boberg
  • Steve Lerum
  • John Quinlan

Whether you already have significant financial assets or are on the road to high net worth, Hays Company focuses their collective attention on your distinctive needs. Hays Private Client Division offers comprehensive, yet flexible personal insurance protection for every lifestyle.

Circumstances change. Hays Company makes sure your plan evolves with you. You can contact us to have your current insurance and coverage reviewed. There’s no cost or commitment—just an opportunity to see the value that a relationship with Hays can bring to you.



  • Suwat Assawamatiyanont
  • Scott Alper
  • Davor Mimica
  • Ricky Norris

The value of Acrisure's national network is the local presence of their agencies. Acrisure Agency Partners are able to provide the local, personal level of service that you deserve with the added power of deep industry expertise available to each and every client. The concept of national reach and local presence is not just an ideal; it's who and what Acrisure is.


Aon Private Risk Management

  • John Araujo
  • Gil Zitin
  • Michael Boehm
  • Jeff Lannert

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.


TDC Risk Management

  • Brian Jones
  • Robert Schwarzkopf
  • Jim Schwarzkopf
  • Greg Jones

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. TDC's solutions include finding ways to preserve, protect and grow the wealth their clients have worked a lifetime to build.


The Horton Group, Inc

  • Anthony Pusateri
  • Robert Schoenau
  • Steve Matyszka
  • Ron Assise

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 of helping growing, entrepreneurial companies address complex insurance, risk management and employee benefit issues.




Celedinas Insurance Group 

  • Calixto Garcia-Velez
  • Ray Celedinas
  • Michael Katzenberg
  • Joe Carron

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

  • John Wallace
  • Ben Dollinger
  • Chris McDonald
  • Reed Jones

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.


Maritime Program Group

  • Steve Schram
  • Chris Pesce
  • Marc Salerno
  • Tim Boyle

Maritime Program Group (MPG) is a specialty insurance program company, with 20+ years of in-house underwriting experience.

The core business segments include Recreational Marine, Inland Marine, Ocean Marine, and Private Client Services. On land or on the water, in recreational or commercial activities, we are the right choice for independent agents and brokers who need access to Marine Insurance expertise and solutions.


Dayton, Ritz & Osborne

  • John McGuirk
  • Jeff Brown
  • George Yates
  • Frederick Ritz

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.


Marsh & McLennan

  • George Cantrell
  • Jennifer Carson
  • Julie Rison
  • Shabril Derco

Marsh & McLennan Companies is a professional services firm like no other — a global network of 60,000 experts in risk, strategy, and people, united by an unusually collaborative culture that transcends business units and borders.  We bring the best people together to help clients discern new possibilities and pursue them with success.


Daigle and Travers Insurance Agency

  • Jim Haffner
  • Shane Wilson
  • Peter Daigle
  • Eli Zimmer

Daigle & Travers Insurance is one of the most respected independent insurance agencies in southwestern Connecticut for home insurance, auto insurance, business insurance, umbrella liability insurance, boat insurance, equine insurance, data breach, cyber liability, employee benefits coverage and more.


Crystal & Company

  • Alex Perez
  • John Poplawsky
  • Walter Tomenson
  • Steven Kent

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.


Cook Maran & Associates

  • Steve Maietta
  • Leonard Scioscia
  • Tim Brenneman
  • Mark Fitzgerald

Cook Maran & Associates is the insurance broker that businesses and individuals trust to be by their side when they need it most. We achieve this with thoughtful analysis and program design coupled with unparalleled client advocacy. The result of our efforts enables our clients to live their lives and run their businesses with confidence. We invite you to discover how.



New Jersey

Arthur J Gallagher

  • William Hannigan
  • Thomas Jacobson
  • Ralph Loveys
  • Chuck Fowler

Arthur J Gallagher’s team of experienced professionals understands that significant personal assets and wealth require a higher level of expertise and service - often with unique coverage requirements not available on standard insurance policies. They will work with you to understand your long-term goals and create a customized risk management program that protects your assets.

In addition to creating custom solutions, they provide the highest level of service and stewardship. You will work with a Private Client Advisor who built the program and a dedicated Account Service Manager. They believe the personal approach is an important part of the services we provide to you.


Rampart Brokerage Corporation

  • Eric Sherman
  • Sid Schwartzapfel
  • Marc Fells
  • Gary Morris

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.



  • Jeffrey Boyer
  • Gil Lai
  • Benjamin Lehrhoff
  • Bradford Bonner

NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant that cares deeply about our employees' and clients' well-being. We're honest, hardworking, dedicated professionals who love what we do and strive to lead by example. But what truly defines us is that for us, business is personal.



  • Mark Rusas
  • Tom Smith
  • Randy Hubschmidt
  • Joe Clark

In terms of the total cost of a company’s premiums, those for personal insurance generally constitute the biggest item of expenditure.

Aon adapts its spectrum of services to your needs. As well as placing and managing your accident insurance (mandatory accident insurance, supplementary accident insurance, collective accident insurance, etc.), per diem sickness benefit insurance and any other policies (business travel insurance, expats insurance, etc.).


Conner Strong & Buckelew

  • Mitchell Work
  • Jared Work
  • Travis Shaffer
  • Matthew Tiagwad

Conner Strong & Buckelew is a leading insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm. Through proprietary approaches, the firm offers customized programs designed to align with organizational goals and drive bottom-line growth.


Otterstedt Insurance Agency

  • John Ciofalo
  • Philip Orsi
  • Robert Casazza
  • John Campbell

Over 90 years of history and 1000s of satisfied clients to show for it. Since1919, when Fred H. Otterstedt founded the company, we've had a special tie to the families, individuals and businesses we serve. The Parisi Family has continued that tradition for over 60 years now. Joseph Parisi Sr., Lucille Parisi, and their son, Joseph Parisi, Jr. have led Otterstedt to become one of the tri-state area's leading insurance agencies, while maintaining the personal focus we began with.


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