PIANY Elects Ruchman, Officers for 2004-2005

September 13, 2004

Officers of Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc. have been elected for the 2004-2005 administrative year.

• N. Stephen Ruchman of Hewlett was elected president. He is president of Ruchman Associates Inc. in Rockville Centre.

• J. Carlos “Shawn” Viana of Latham was elected president-elect. He is vice president of Marshall & Sterling Inc. in Glenville.

• Peter Demetriou of Hempstead was elected first vice president. He is president of the New Windsor Insurance Agency Inc. in Hempstead.

• D. Scott Liebert, CIC, of Nanuet was elected vice president. He is chairman of CLG Financial Corp. in Nanuet.

• Leslie Rogoff of New York City was elected vice president. She is president of Insurance Marketing Solutions in New York City.

• Michael Paluba, LUTC, of Middle Island was re-elected secretary. He is owner of Hermitage Insurance Brokerage in Middle Island.

• Martin Koles of Forest Hills was re-elected treasurer. He is principal of Martin Koles Insurance in Forest Hills.

• T.J. Derella, CPIA, of Kingston will serve as immediate past president. He is owner of Kingstar Companies in Kingston.

PIANY is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.

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