Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc. (PIANY), a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state of New York, elected John C. Parsons II as president at a recent meeting of the association’s board of directors.
Parsons is the executive vice president of Parsons & Associates, a Syracuse, N.Y., based insurance and risk management firm. He is a third generation professional independent agent, succeeding his father and grandfather as president of PIANY.
Parsons has been an active member of PIANY’s board of directors since 2006, where he served as treasurer from 2010 to 2011, vice president from 2011 to 2014, first vice president from 2014 to 2015 and, most recently, as president elect in 2015 and 2016.
He is vice president of the Government Affairs and Nominations Committees and a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance and Company/Industry Relations Committees. Additionally, he is chair of the association’s Syracuse Advisory Council.
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