Island Park, NY, 09/27/12 – New Empire Group, Ltd announced the formation the “New Empire Group Wholesale Division” to be headed by James F. O’Neill, the current Executive VP. New Empire Group, Ltd. is a state-of-the-art managing general agent specializing in insurance programs for the real estate industry.
“For a long time our producers have been asking us to expand our product offerings beyond the real estate programs that we currently administer “says Robert E. Mackoul, CEO of New Empire Group.” We are proud of our growth and effectiveness in managing insurance programs, and we’re equally proud to have Jim as the head of this division.”
Jim O’Neill has broad based experience in underwriting, claims and marketing working for Kemper, The Hartford, Harleysville Insurance and insurance agencies over the past quarter century.
O’Neill joined New Empire Group in 2006 as the Director of Marketing and Business Development and has spearheaded the growth of New Empire from a regional Managing General Agent (MGA) to one with a national focus by building the New Empire producer base throughout the country.
Jim is a Board member for the Long Island Insurance Community (LIIC), a charitable organization that raises money for the United Way of Long Island, and actively supports multiple other charities. His is married with one son and lives on Long lsland.