2019 Installation Dinner

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Our May 22, 2019 Installation Dinner could have been rated as 'perfect' with weather to match.  Chateau Briand offered a fabulous outdoor cocktail reception for more than 120 guests followed by dinner in the lovely 'Normandy Room' where awards were presented, speeches were short and Neil Levy was welcomed as the new Big I Tri-County president along with our full Board of Directors View Pictures Here!

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DFS Appoints Deputy Superintendent of New Cybersecurity Division

Acting DFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell has appointed Justin Herring as Executive Deputy Superintendent of the Department’s newly created Cybersecurity Division. The new Cybersecurity Division will enforce the Department’s cybersecurity regulations, advise on cybersecurity examinations, issue guidance on DFS’s cybersecurity regulations, and conduct cyber-related investigations in coordination with the Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division. Herring also serves as Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Office of New Jersey’s Cyber Crimes Unit, supervising all cybercrime cases in the District of New Jersey​. This is the latest indication that the Department intends to aggressively enforce the state's cybersecurity regulation, which applies to all entities licensed by the  DFS. As a reminder, Big I NY members…

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Agency Perpetuation Meeting

Previous Next BIG I TRI-COUNTY offered an informative and very timely breakfast meeting on ‘Agency Perpetuation’ at the Hyatt Place in Garden City on April 17.  Agents came from as far as Brooklyn and Queens to hear John Biasello of Sukay & Associates, give a frank discussion on the thinking behind agency perpetuation and the current landscape in our downstate area.   John’s experience and talk were extremely impactful.  He focused on the advantages and disadvantages of both internal and external perpetuation, which drew many questions from the audience.   View The Power Point Presentation Here!   If you missed this one, please check our website – bigitricountyagents.org  periodically for…

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