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Steve Etimos

President

Steve Etimos, is the President and Managing Partner of Brewster Allen Wichert, Inc. Steve’s experience spans over 36 years in the insurance field from Equitable Life in the early 1980’s to Hartford Insurance as a marketing representative and then back to the agency side of the business. After working for two independent insurance agencies, Steve joined Brewster Allen Wichert, in 1989 as the managing partner and has expanded the operations from New York to New Jersey and now Florida. Steve received his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from C. W. Post College and has also earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation, Steve’s background in education has lead Steve back into instruction as he also teaches continuing education courses for Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York, Inc.

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Greg Etimos

Insurance Risk Advisor

Hello! My name is Greg Etimos and I am in charge of our business operations in Florida. I am licensed for both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. I love having the opportunity to help my clients save money as well as pick out exposure gaps. I take great pride in being able to provide the best possible service for all your insurance needs or even provide local recommendations for other professional services. I look forward to speaking with you!

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Jackie Dobbins

Commercial Lines Manager

I have been working in the Insurance industry since 1998, and have held my Property  & Casualty Insurance License, since 2000. I have been working for BAW Insurance Inc, as the Commercial Lines Manager, since 2011, and I have an extensive knowledge of today’s insurance needs.

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Melissa Southard

Personal Lines Manager

Hello. I have been with Brewster Allen Wichert since 2001 and have been in the insurance industry since 1994. I possess both a Property & Casualty and Life & Health license in New York and am a Public Notary. I have also obtained the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) and the Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) designations.

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Johanna Pititto

Accounting Manager

I have been working in the Insurance Industry since 1991, and the last 15 years I have been with Brewster-Allen-Wichert, Inc.  I handle all the Accounting functions for the company such as, accounts receivables, accounts payables, vendor payables, company payables, commission reconciliations, bank reconciliations, payroll and our 401K.

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Ashley Piasecki

Personal Lines Account Executive

Hello! I started working at Brewster Allen Wichert in 2012 as a receptionist and then received the opportunity to become licensed to sell property and casualty lines in 2013. I look forward to servicing all your insurance needs!

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Lisa Scott

Commerical Lines Account Executive

I am a licensed property and casualty broker and  have been working for Brewster Allen Wichert as a commercial lines account executive since August 2016.  I have been in the insurance industry since 1997.  I look forward to hearing from you and servicing any of your insurance needs.

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Judy Dobkowski

Commercial Lines Customer Service Representative

I have been working in the insurance industry since 1980 and have been working at BAW since 2002.  I am currently working as a Commercial Lines customer service representative.

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MaryEllen Bavaro

Health Insurance Customer Service / Personal Lines Support

Hi I have been part of the Brewster Allen Wichert Family for 11 years.  I started out as the Receptionist/Claims and worked my way up to Personal Lines as a support Person and I service the Health Insurance for Small group Business and Individuals since 2009.  I would be very happy to meet with you.

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Terry Kactioglu

Personal Lines Customer Service Representative

Hello. My name is Terry Kactioglu. I have been working for Brewster-Allen-Wichert, Inc. for 13 years and have been in the insurance industry since 1978. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you in all of your personal insurance needs.

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Tricia Walsh

Commerical Lines Assistant /Health Insurance Customer Service

Commerical Lines/Health Insurance – I am new to the Insurance Industry. I’ve been working for BAW for 1 ½ years in both the Commerical and Personal Lines Department. I assisted them with renewals/endorsements/audits/claims, etc.  Starting in 2017, I will  focus on the Health and Commerical Lines Department.  Prior to working for BAW, I worked for 30 years for a financial newsletter geared for small  to mid-sized business owners.

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