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“No one gets into the insurance business because they want to,” says DBL Center President and CEO Michael Cohen in his trademark tongue-in-cheek fashion. Cohen had aspirations of being an entertainment attorney and then honed his craft of writing and producing while attending Boston University, which led him to performing stand-up comedy. He now combines
Camaraderie and friendship drives success for DBL Center’s brokers and carriers With countless DBL brokers in the New York tri-state area and several carriers for statutory benefits, there is tremendous competition for accounts. But that doesn’t stop top insurance reps on both the broker and carrier sides from becoming friends. Part 2 of DBL Center’s
Founded in 1972, ShelterPoint Life, formerly First Rehabilitation Life, has provided businesses in New York with statutory DBL and enriched DBL coverage for decades. ShelterPoint’s Director of Business Development Simon Klarides notes that the book is predominantly small group business of under 100 lives. The insurance carrier also provides ancillary benefits including dental, vision, and
On the Mic with Mike: DBL Center’s Annette Sperandio Reflects on What’s Important in Life and Business
DBL Center’s Ancillary Benefits Account Manager Annette Sperandio joined the company three years ago, at the start of a tremendous growth phase. In part one of this two-part interview, Annette and DBL Center President Michael Cohen discussed the company’s past and present. This week, in Part 2, they talk about the future of the company
On the Mic with Mike: DBL Center’s Ancillary Benefits Account Manager Annette Sperandio Traces DBL Center’s Growth Trajectory
DBL Center’s Ancillary Benefits Account Manager Annette Sperandio Talks About Technology, Service, and the Surprising Poster in Michael Cohen’s Office Ancillary Benefits Account Manager Annette Sperandio joined the team three years ago, at the beginning of its most recent growth phase. Coming to DBL Center from the prestigious Chernoff Diamond firm, Annette was looking for
On the Mic with Mike: Selena Kutschera Talks About PFL, DBL and the Benefits of the Broker Dashboard
Working with the top insurance wholesaler in NY gives Selena a chance to make a difference for brokers Selena Kutschera, DBL Center’s Director of DBL and TDB never actually applied to work at DBL Center. She joined the family when DBL Center acquired competitor Combined DBL, a competitive insurance wholesaler in NY, in 2014.
New legislation broadens opportunities for brokers and DBL Center is ready The State of New Jersey legislature recently voted to waive the signature requirements for companies to switch from a state plan to privatized TDB (Temporary Disability Benefits). Previously, brokers needed signatures from 50% + 1 of all employees within a company to switch. DBL
DBL Center’s newest family member, Lori Rose, shares the one thing brokers could be doing better. Full Support to Help You Earn More Maximizing your revenue potential with Net Revenue Tracker Dashboard. Most of The DBL Center family works out of the Melville, New York, office. But the newest addition, Associate VP of
Michael Cohen shares memories and laughs with DBL Center’s longest-running team member. Eugene Puleo, DBL Center’s first employee, joined the company on April 1, 1983. He made a “splash” from day one when he promptly poured beer over his burger during lunch with founder David Cohen. Full Support to Help You Earn More Maximizing your
As many of us get set to celebrate Father’s Day with cookouts, laughter, and gifts for Dad, the DBL Center family decided it would be appropriate to look back at The DBL Center’s history and, especially, reminisce about founder David Cohen. At a recent broker appreciation event at Oheka Castle, a few guests suggested we
View the full Broker Dashboard video here. DBL Center’s proprietary Broker Dashboard app enables DBL Center’s New York-based brokers to track renewals, cancellations, revenue, and commissions on NYS DBL policies with a click. With 250 brokers now using the Broker Dashboard, and interest from insurance carriers to partner and expand the capabilities of the cloud-based
President and CEO Michael Cohen invites top brokers to celebrate recent successes and a bright future Long Island, home of DBL Center’s corporate office, is rich with history many residents take for granted. Oheka Castle in Cold Spring Harbor, for instance, celebrated 100 years in 2019. Full Support to Help You Earn More Maximizing your