About Us

Our Vision, Mission and Strategy


We will strive to be the best niche marketer of insurance products and services in New York State.


We will continue our success in our niche markets by focusing on the unique needs of both our producers and our policyholders. We will offer appropriate products which provide financial security and protection to our policyholders. We will deliver value and personalized service and support to our producers. We will build on the success of our core benefits strategy in the worksite marketplace and the success of our regional relationships in the group employee benefit marketplace.


We will sell basic insurance products to America’s workers, employers, retirees and their family members.

We will attract new customers with insurance products that offer value and we will keep them as customers with personal service.

Corporate Officers

Paul A. Quaranto, Jr. MBA, LLIF
Chairman of the Board and President
Stephen G. Evans, FLMI
Second Vice President & Auditor
Clifford A. Lange, CLU, FSA, LLIF
Executive Vice President – Chief Actuary
David C. Mitchell, CLU, MSI
Executive Vice President – External Affairs, Communications & Innovation
Paul S. Painchaud, ASA, MAAA
Second Vice President & Appointed Actuary
Joshua J. Police, MBA
Executive Vice President, Distribution and Business Development
Joseph W. Sullivan, Esq.
Executive Vice President – Chief Risk Officer
Peter T. Sullivan, CMA
Vice President, Finance – Controller and Treasurer
Grant D. Ward, Sr., Esq.
General Counsel and Secretary, Executive Vice President – Legal, Compliance, General Services & Facilities