Industrial Coverage is a family owned and operated insurance firm with a trusted national reputation.
Michael J. Romeo
Michael became a third generation insurance agent after graduating from the C-N-A Institute of Chicago in 1997. He made an immediate impact at the agency, helping to design and implement a national insurance program for the Artist and Blacksmith Association of North America, still one of the strongest and most profitable programs within the agency today. In September 2002, Michael became the Director of Marketing and has been successful in placing tens of millions of dollars in premiums by using his skill in risk management techniques and knowledge of the market place, saving substantial premium dollars for ICC accounts.
Michael has always believed in education and training as being the foundation of a successful career. In 2009, he received the Certified Insurance Counselor designation by the National Alliance for Education & Research. Recipients of this Designation are considered to be experts in insurance policy language coverages. Michael has also been recognized as a leader in the industry by being selected as a member of several insurance company agent councils including Hartford, C N A, Travelers, and Zurich.
Michael is affectionately known by his family and friends as “Mickey.” He resides in Baiting Hollow, New York with his lovely wife Christina and children, Michael Jude and Olivia Grace.
Michael A. Romeo Sr. has been involved in the insurance business for over 35 years, and is currently Executive Vice President of Industrial Coverage
Mike was previously President of the Suffolk Country Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America and served as the Association’s Automation Chairman, the largest agents association of its kind in the United States.
Mike has also served as chairman of several automation user groups on both the local and national levels. Also during his insurance career, Mike has been selected to sit on various insurance companies national and local agent councils Currently, Mike is on the Board of Directors of the Long Island Insurance Community, an organization which has raised over 3.1 million dollars for Long Island Charities.
From the early 1980’s to 1990, Mike served on the Board of Directors of the Comsewogue Youth Club, holding various positions including President. On a personal note, Mike has been active in coaching local youth soccer teams for over 20 years, and currently resides in Mount Sinai. Mike has been married for over 15 years and has two children, Michael and Stephanie. Mike enjoys golf and boating as recreational activities.
Michael Donato joined the insurance and financial services industry in 1995. He began his career working as a Retirement Planning Correspondent for TIAA-CREF. In May of 1997, he was brought in to manage the Employee Benefits and Financial Services Division of Industrial Coverage.
Mr. Donato is an experience agent with expertise in the areas of Employee Benefits, Business Succession Planning, Estate Planning and Insurance Planning. He is an active member of The Financial Planning Association and the Society of Certified Senior Advisors and has a strong belief that education is crucial to success. In supporting this belief, he ahs taught continuing education classes to other agents, as well as has been an Instructor for the Certified Financial Planning Certificate Program at Long Island University.
Mr. Donato is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner and a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).
Michael A. Romeo Jr. , CLCS
Michael joined Industrial Coverage in 2005. Shortly after, he attending the Hartford School of Insurance where he developed an understanding of insurance policy language and coverage applications. After finishing at the top of his class, he received the National Underwriter designation of Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist. Upon his return to the agency, Michael got his feet wet by working on the marketing of new accounts and the remarketing of existing accounts. Michael acquired an in depth knowledge of the commercial insurance marketplace and has developed the ability to assess exposure and risk while tailoring insurance programs to fit the needs of any business. He has become a significant asset to the firm and continues to prove his value by using his marketing experience to produce new business, as well as focusing on the agency’s renewal retention.
Michael understands that education is one of his most important tools. He continues to better his understand of his trade by working towards other designations, such as the Certified Insurance Counselor, which certifies its recipients as experts in their field by the National Alliance of Education & Research.
Joe joined the MJR Insurance Agency in 1971 as an indentured servant fort his father, Michael J. He toiled long hours for low wages and vowed to some day get even by passing the same burden to another generation of Romeo’s.
Joe was forced into the Captain’s chair in 1979 when his father became seriously ill, and has run the business together with brother Mike ever since.
Over the years, Joe has learned his trade well. From administrating National Association insurance programs to pioneering local library insurance programs, Joe has always proven to be on the cutting edge of insurance issues. In 1997, Joe was honored by his peers by being elected President of the Independent Insurance Agents Association of Suffolk County. In addition, he has been asked to server on numerous Insurance Company Advisory Councils.
It has always been Joe’s belief that, “If you do right by your customers, they’ll always be there for you.” That’s why he has always insisted that the Agency have the highest degree of integrity and professional standards in the industry.
Joe’s most rewarding moments of his career has been watching the development of the third generation of Romeo Insurance professionals represented by his two sons, son-in-law, and nephew to help continue a proud legacy.
Joseph started his journey in the family insurance business in 1998. He attended and then graduated from the C-N-A Insurance Institute of Chicago where he learned sales strategies and developed his knowledge of insurance policy coverages and forms. His training continued under the guidance of two of the industry’s leading agents, Joseph Romeo Sr., President of Industrial Coverage, and Michael A. Romeo, Vice President of Industrial Coverage. Under their inspiring leadership, Joseph honed his knowledge and blossomed into one of the agencies leading producers. Joseph’s expertise in a constantly changing worker’s compensation market has allowed him to help his customers save thousands of hard earned dollars. Joseph continues his grandfather’s dream of building on of Long Island’s most respected insurance agencies with honesty and integrity.
Joseph received his associate’s degree from Nassau Community College in 1992 and finished his education at Hofstra University in 1994.