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PIA National Names Richard Savino 2019 Professional Agent of the Year

The award is PIA’s highest honor.
PIA National Names Richard Savino 2019 Professional Agent of the Year
April 10, 2019

WASHINGTON — Richard Savino, Managing Partner of Broadfield Group of Warwick, New York – an insurance agency with roots dating back to 1864 – has been named the 2019 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA).

“This award is PIA’s highest honor,” said PIA National President-elect Dennis Kuhnke, in presenting the award April 2 during a gala luncheon ceremony held during the PIA National governance meetings. “Rich Savino has distinguished himself as a leader in the agency business, and in PIA. He has served on numerous company advisory boards.”

“Rich Savino held all the officer positions at PIA of New York, beginning as Vice President in 2006 and advancing to President in 2011-12,” Kuhnke said. “He was named PIA of New York’s Professional Agent of the Year in 2018, the same year he received the PIA of New York Distinguished Insurance Service award.” Savino currently serves on many PIANY committees, including: Government Affairs; Nominations; Education/Conference; and the PIA of New York Political Action Committee (PAC).

Rich is a well-known insurance professional, specializing in the construction, building and remodeling industry. He oversees the Broadfield agency’s construction practice. In addition, he is also one of PIA of New York’s most highly sought-after spokesmen by local media and industry trades, on issues related to insurance and the insurance industry.

Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America.PIA’s web address is www.pianet.com.

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