RYE, N.Y. — John Cofini, executive vice president of BNC Insurance Agency Inc. in Rye Ridge, was recently elected regional director of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York Inc. (IIABNY)
Cofini is among a group of officers and directors elected during IIABNY’s annual business meeting at The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. He will represent the not-for-profit trade association’s members in the New York City Metro-Suburban Region.
As an IIABNY director for two years, Cofini will help guide the association’s board of directors on policies and issues vital to the interests of the organization’s members. Cofini is a past president and member of the board of directors of the Independent Insurance Agents of Westchester County. This is his first election to the IIABNY board. He is a graduate of Iona College.
The IIABNY has represented the common business interests of independent insurance professionals since 1882. More than 1,750 agencies and their 13,000 plus employees currently rely on the DeWitt, N.Y.-based not-for-profit trade association for legislative advocacy, continuing education and other means of industry support.