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During Ivan’s career, he has served as an expert witness, litigation consultant, and teacher.  Below is a listing of his professional designations and experience.


  • Over 44 years insurance  experience as an agent and broker
  • Over 41 years property casualty agency owner
  • Over 40 years professional insurance educator
  • Over 13 years Senior Adjunct Professor - Insurance
  • Subject Matter Expert for New York Sate Department of Financial Services - Insurance Agent - Broker Exam
  • Subject Matter Expert for Prometric - National Insurance Test Development
  • Insurance Litigation Consultant
  • Trial-experienced expert witness
  • State, Federal and Canadian Courts

Education & Certifications

  • Fellow - Risk and Insurance Management Society (RF)
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Certified Risk Manager (CRM)
  • Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
  • Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI)
  • Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS)
  • Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS)
  • Associate in Claims (AIC)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance: Iona College, Hagan School of Business
  • Associate in Applied Science - Management and Marketing: Westchester Community College

Professional Licenses & Activities

  • New York State Property Casualty Agent
  • New York State Property Casualty Broker
  • New York State Life, Accident and Health Agent
  • New York Excess Line Broker
  • New Jersey Life, Accident, Health, Personal Lines, Property, Casualty 
  • Connecticut Life, Accident and Health, Property, Casualty

Academic Appointments

  • ​​​​​​​Senior Adjunct Professor - Westchester Community College (1980-1993)
  • Insurance Curriculum Advisory Board Member - Banking, Insurance and Real Estate Division - Westchester Community College

Professional Society Affiliations

  • Professional Insurance Agents of New York
  • Independent Agents and Brokers of New York
  • Excess Line Association of New York
  • Society of Certified Insurance Counselors
  • Society of Certified Professional Insurance Agents
  • Risk and Insurance Management Society
  • Global Risk Management Institute