NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently hired Brody Fontaine to join its New York office as Group Benefits Advisor. Fontaine will focus on building the benefits practice for Heffernan, focusing on mid-size employers.
Fontaine is a former Account Executive with experience in benefits, client retention and sales.
Victor Fonseca, Executive Vice President and Branch Manager, remarked, "Brody brings demonstrated leadership skills to his role as Group Benefits Advisor. We look to him to manage and grow existing accounts and also expand our benefits clientele as we build our brand in New York."
Fontaine received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management from Hofstra University, where he played Division 1 Baseball as a starting pitcher and was named team Captain.
About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.
Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $4 million to local charities, including giving 16% of profits to charity in 2012.
For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
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