At Prime Coverage Corp. we are dedicated to providing the best service possible for every client we represent. It is our goal to never lose sight of the fact that our integrity, loyalty, caring, creativity, and accountability are what makes us vastly different from the multitude of other insurance brokerage houses. Every client who comes to us is noticed, well cared for, and made to feel special.
We will work hard to:
• Obtain the best price and coverage available to our clients.
• Always disclose all facts that might affect or influence our client’s decisions.
• Regularly seek continuing education to stay ahead of the most current coverage forms, legislation, marketing trends and technology.
We want you, our client, to consider us as a friend, as well as your insurance and financial service advisors. We intend to achieve this by providing added value in everything we do, and by delivering state-of-the-art services for all your present and future insurance needs… as well as for those of your friends… family… and acquaintances. And we thank you… because referrals are our lifeblood and comprise the majority of our business.
We share this with you because we believe it is important for you to know how we feel about the insurance industry and working with you. After all, it is our belief that “you win in life by helping others.”
We want you to be assured that when it comes to servicing you and your family… we’ve got your back!
BARRY SHIPPER, CIC PRESIDENT
BARRY SHIPPER, CIC
p: 631-843-0055 (ext. 301)
Barry graduated from Boston University School of Management in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Barry is a second generation Insurance Agent, who has been around the insurance community his entire life. His career started in May of 1979 and after 35 years, he is still active in the industry. Barry was awarded the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor in October of 1988. He has also taught insurance as an instructor at Pace University, for the Real Estate and Insurance Department.
Barry’s outside interests include participation and working within his local community as well as enjoying his hobbies, which include golf, cooking, Giants football and Yankee baseball.
SUZANNE VASSALLO VICE PRESIDENT
p: 631-843-0055 (ext. 302)
Suzanne is a licensed Property & Casualty Broker with 27 years of experience in the insurance industry. Ms Vassallo’s responsibilities also include being Office Manager, however, her expertise is in the Personal Lines Division and she has managed and handled a large clientele for Prime Coverage for 18 years.
KAREN SHIPPER, MSW, LCSW VICE PRESIDENT
KAREN SHIPPER, MSW, LCSW
Vice President Commercial Lines and Group Health & Benefits
p: 631-843-0055 (ext. 306)
Karen is licensed in Property and Casualty and in Life, Accident and Health. Karen currently serves as the Vice President of Commercial Lines and Group Life and Health Benefits. Karen possesses a BA in Psychology, a Masters Degree in Social Work, and is Certified as a Licensed Social Worker. Her specialization in Term Care and Life Insurance Products coupled with extensive experience in the Human Services field and insurance risk management offers clients customized insurance solutions for Wealth preservation, Karen enjoys spending time with her family and fitness training.
Karen possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Long Island University and a Masters Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University. Karen is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of New York and is currently pursuing additional designations.
SANDI MIZZI CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Chief Financial Officer
p: 631-843-0055 (ext. 303)
Sandi Mizzi serves as the Chief Financial Officer and has over 3 decades of experience in managing and directing financial operations, standardizing office procedures, payroll and human resources. Expertise in technology, supply chain and logistics ensures integrated systems and seamless work flow with a customer centric approach. Sandi enjoys golf, warm weather activities, fine dining and movies with popcorn.
KATHY COSTELLO PERSONAL LINES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Personal Lines Account Executive
p: 631-843-0055 ext. 300
Kathy is a licensed Property & Casualty broker with experience in personal lines. She comes to Prime Coverage Corp. after 27 years at Travelers Insurance Company where she trained agents and their staff on the company’s products and systems. As an Account Executive in personal lines, Kathy is looking forward to using her 27 years of expertise and knowledge of products to help assist in analyzing, pricing and placing coverage for existing and future clients of Prime Coverage Corp.
RACHEL SHIPPER, MSED ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
RACHEL SHIPPER, MSED
p: 631-843-0055 ext. 304
Rachel Shipper, MSED, is licensed in Property & Casualty and in Life, Accident and Health. Ms. Shipper has achieved a Bachelor of Science in Childhood Education and a Masters Degree in Special Education. Rachel is dedicated to delivering outstanding customer service to meet clients' need with professionalism and integrity. Her interests include travel, photography, and horseback riding.
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