Big In New York state's chief independent insurance producer organization, this week selected BNC Principal, John Cofini as chairman of the board for the 2019-20 term. Cofini was sworn in during a May 21 ceremony at the Big I New York's Go Big 2019 event held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tarrytown in Tarrytown, New York.
A member of the Big I New York board members since 2015 is Cofini's member and former president of Big I Westchester, representing independent insurance agents and brokers in Westchester County. He worked for an insurance company before joining Milbrandt Insurance as a producer and officer. Milbrandt merged with BNC Insurance Agency in 2014. He graduated from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. He lives with his family in Nanuet, New York.
After his installation, Cofini shared "Independent insurance agents and brokers are relevant. The change that lies in the tool is in the tools." He stressed "the need to move to a growth focus where we understand the value of our businesses, embrace technology and engage with operators to improve what we deliver to our customers. " The new vocabulary explained that "Big I New York believes independent agents serve customers best, and we will continue to master everything we do".