WOODBURY, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SterlingRisk, a leading national insurance brokerage, announced that Ben Phillips has joined the organization as the Northeast Private Client Practice Leader.
Mr. Phillips joins SterlingRisk with over nine years of expertise in insurance, having spent the first six years of his career in various Underwriting and Sales Management roles with Allied Insurance in the Midwest and Southeast. He also served as the Senior Vice President of the Private Client division at Gallagher New York. Mr. Phillips will be spearheading the efforts to grow SterlingRisk's Private Client group and will develop the Family Office Space client base.
"We are thrilled to have Ben as part of the SterlingRisk organization," said SterlingRisk's President, Leslie Nylund. "Under Ben's leadership, SterlingRisk will continue to grow and invest in the Private Client sector."
Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 210 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Utah and California. Ranked in the nation's top 40 independently owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients. The company specializes in multiple areas including property and casualty insurance, aviation, employee benefits consulting, risk management, loss control, claims management, estate planning and business succession planning. For more information, visit www.sterlingrisk.com or call 516-487-0300.