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View NAIFA-NYS’s March 22, 2017 Webinar

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: News Alerts|

On March 22, 2017, NAIFA-NYS hosted it's first live webinar. The webinar was free for NAIFA-NYS members. TOPICS Building Your Book of Business – One of the industry’s top professionals will introduce you to some of the techniques many successful producers in the field use to build their book of business and keep their clients happy [...]

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By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Members|

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Rochester Kicks off Monthly Meetings

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Member News|

Our reinvigorated Rochester association kicked off its first 2016 meeting on September 21, with a 90-minute seminar on “Proven Business Tax Strategies for the Insurance and Financial Professional.”  Headlining the event was Maine Shafer, of Bradford and Co., Inc., who told the rapt audience how to maximize productivity and boost profitability. NAIFA-Rochester President Vinny [...]

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NEW: Alex Tronco’s Agency Receives Top Honors for Its Fundraising to Combat Childhood Cancer

By | August 4th, 2016|Categories: News Alerts|

Northwestern Mutual-Capital Region and Managing Partner Alex Tronco raised more than $23,000 through 280 volunteer hours in 2015. The local office organized softball and charity golf tournaments, held lemonade stands, compiled boxes of gifts for children at Albany Medical Center and more. Click here for More information

End of Session Status NAIFA-NYS 2016

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: New York Issues|

- NEW YORK SECURE CHOICE SAVINGS PROGRAM ACT S6045D (Savino) / A8832F (Rodriguez) - OPPOSED History:  Introduced this session Bill Purpose:  Establishes a state-run pension program for “employees of smaller establishments” Status:  A8832F placed on Assembly debate calendar and laid aside. S6045D did not move from Senate Finance Committee. NAIFA-NYS has steadfastly opposed government run retirement [...]

NAIFA-NYS Honors Alex Tronco and Albert Brodbeck, Welcomes Lieutenant Governor Hochul and Sen. D’Amato at awards dinner

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: News Alerts|

Albany, New York, May 19, 2016 —At a celebratory dinner to recognize the exceptional achievements of life insurance agents in New York, NAIFA-NYS on May 16 honored two of its own—Alex Tronco of Northwestern Mutual as winner of the prestigious Spencer L. McCarty Award and Prudential Advisors’ Albert Brodbeck as recipient of the Ben Brewster Government [...]

NAIFA-NYS 2016 Annual Conference & Day on the Hill Round-Up

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: News Alerts|

Highlights of the 2016 “Renaissance at the Renaissance” Hotel It was a success!  From May 15 to 17, 2016 the new NAIFA-NYS brought together an array of honored guests and industry experts to discuss cutting-edge issues facing our industry—and made Day on the Hill a priority again.  Here’s a quick round-up… Senator Neil Breslin [...]

ACLI, NAIFA File Legal Challenge Against Harmful Regulation to Retirement Savers

By | June 8th, 2016|Categories: News Alerts|

June 8th, 2016 Dear NAIFA Leaders, NAIFA’s Executive Committee during its June 1 meeting adopted a motion authorizing NAIFA to join the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) in a judicial challenge to the Department of Labor fiduciary rule. WilmerHale filed the lawsuit in federal court earlier today. NAIFA-Texas and five NAIFA local associations (NAIFA-Amarillo; NAIFA-Dallas; [...]


By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: News Alerts|

Albany, New York, April 15, 2016 — Lawrence J. Holzberg, President of NAIFA-NYS, today announced the selection of Alex Tronco, Managing Partner of Northwestern Mutual in locations throughout the state, as winner of the prestigious Spencer L. McCarty Award—the highest honor that NAIFA-NYS gives to one of its members.  Holzberg also recognized Prudential Advisors’ Albert Brodbeck, [...]

Expect NAIC Action on Financial Exploitation of Seniors

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: News Alerts|

The NAIC Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs Committee, at its meeting during the Spring Annual Meeting, took initial steps to undertake study of and actions on the financial exploitation of seniors. While specific steps are yet to be fashioned, this is clearly a new priority for President John Huff, and committee chair Steve Robertson and vice [...]