John has over 17 years of experience in the life and health insurance field. He began his career with John Hancock in 1993, and then segued to Mass Mutual and New York Life, and eventually an independent broker. John was energized by being independent, and joined The Russell Agency to bring his expertise to grow the Life and Health division of the agency. John works with both Personal Lines and Commercial clients at the agency to resolve their life and health needs. He works with the commercial clients to offer Group Employee Benefits, such as Health, Life, Dental, Vision and Disability, and with the personal clients to offer individual life and health insurance.
John holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairfield University, in Fairfield CT (1986-1990), a Masters in Business Administration from the University of New Haven, West Haven, CT (1990-1992). John is currently in the process of securing his Chartered Life Underwriter and CFP designations, and is a member of the Society of Financial Services Professionals and National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors(NAIFA).
John has been active with a number of local civic organizations, including West Haven Rotary Club and the Milford and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce, as well as member of West Haven Italian-American Club and The West Haven Elks. John is the current President for the Rotary Club of West Haven for 2012-2013 year, in the past he has served as a Board of Director for Community Service, on various committees and countless charity events sponsored by The Rotary Club of West Haven.
John lives in Milford, CT with his wife, Denise and their daughter Ava and Son, John.