NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Savoy, a leading benefits consulting firm and regional general agency, announces that J.P. Galaris is assuming the role of Vice President, New York. The move will further advance Savoy's entrepreneurial leadership team and strategic efforts to strengthen the depth of the market-leading products and services Savoy provides to its partners and clients.
During his seven-year tenure at Savoy, Galaris has been the driving force in the company's New York market expansion. Under his direction, staff and resources have been cultivated to meet the growing needs of the New York metropolitan market's largest brokerage firms.
"I look forward to working with the executives at our carrier partners and elite brokerage firms to elevate their brands and revenue. By offering true partnership and a formidable infrastructure, we are able to bring our partners unparalleled expertise and services to ensure new levels of success," said Galaris, at Savoy's One Penn Plaza location.
In his new role, Galaris will not only continue to direct the organization's New York market growth, but he will also drive company-wide initiatives that will benefit Savoy's clients, vendors and partners alike. Galaris will be instrumental in expansion plans both within and outside of Savoy's current geographic footprint and will lead his team to meet the demands of an ever-changing marketplace.
Born, raised and educated in New York, Galaris holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University at Albany, SUNY and an M.B.A. in Executive Business Administration, Betta Gamma Sigma, from Hofstra University. He serves on several carrier advisory councils and dedicates countless hours to benefit the entire market. He also served as the NY Metro Association of Health Underwriters (AHU) President and received awards such as the NY Metro AHU Lifetime Achievement Award and the NY State AHU Daniel E. Colacino Legislative Achievement Award.
Savoy is an innovative benefits consulting firm and regional general agency. With over 30 years' experience, Savoy's strategic partnerships bring continued growth to brokers, carriers and vendors throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Savoy tactically provides best-in-class products and services including comprehensive health and specialty benefits, compliance, HR services, technology solutions, research, education and other employer-related services.