May 2, 2019

PIANY to present Distinguished Insurance Service award to Miret, posthumously

GLENMONT, N.Y.The Professional Insurance Agents of New York State, announced Emilio Miret will receive its Distinguished Insurance Service award, posthumously, at the association’s Long Island Regional Awareness Program, being held May 1, at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, N.Y.

This award recognizes an individual who has established a history of service, dedicated leadership and attention to the concerns of independent agents and their clients.

“Emilio was admired and respected by his peers and colleagues in the industry. This award recognizes his longstanding commitment to the insurance industry,” said Jamie Ferris, CIC, AAI, CPIA, president of PIANY.

Miret had been in the insurance industry for 50 years, beginning with Empire Mutual Insurance Co. In August of 1997, Miret joined the First Rehabilitation Life Insurance Co. as a regional sales manager. He retired from this company in 2011. Miret passed away on Sept. 25, 2018, at age 81.


PIANY is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.