June 17, 2024

New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals install 2024-25 officers and elect directors at annual business meeting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals elected officers at the 2024 PIANJ | PIANY Annual Conference, during its annual business meeting.

The NJYIP officers installed were:

  • Timothy Latimer, CPCU, CIC, AAI, of The Barclay Group in Riverton, N.J., will serve as president;
  • Michael S. DeStasio of N2G Worldwide Insurance, in Jersey City, N.J., will serve as first vice president;
  • Walter Conroy of Liberty Insurance Associates in Millstone Township, N.J., will serve as second vice president;
  • Shanna Muscavage of the Iroquois Group in Lancaster, Penn., will serve as treasurer;
  • Josh McManigal of LG Insurance Group in Long Branch, N.J., will serve as secretary;
  • Peter Leone of Hiscox, in New York, N.Y., will serve as immediate past president.

The following individuals will serve as directors with terms expiring in 2026:

  • Matt Culkin of PL Risk in Franklin Lakes, N.J.;
  • Stephanie Danzis of The Service Insurance Co., in W. Orange, N.J.;
  • Michael S. DeStasio of N2G Worldwide Insurance, in Jersey City, N.J.;
  • Joe Ferri of Axis Insurance in Franklin Lakes, N.J.;
  • Josh Fertel of Brooks Insurance in Manalapan, N.J.;
  • Peter Leone of Hiscox in New York, N.Y.; and
  • Kelly Raser of Franklin Mutual Insurance in Branchville, N.J.


The New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals is an organization dedicated to the professional and personal growth of newcomers to the insurance industry. It is an affiliate of the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey, a premier professional association for independent insurance agents, working to advance the needs of its members and be a leading voice in the insurance industry. PIANJ provides members with the very best education, information, advocacy, and business tools possible.