Executive Profiles

Jeffrey S. Mogil | Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey graduated from The University of Rhode Island in May of 1980 with a B.S. degree in Insurance and Marketing. In June of 1980 he started his Insurance career with Fred S. James and Co. in NYC. as a Marketing Representative in the “Large Line’s Casualty unit”. After one year at Fred S. James and Co., Jeffrey took an Account Executive position with Frankel & Co. In January of 1983, Jeffrey joined his father, Alvin Mogil, in the Alvin Mogil Agency Inc. He started concentrating on the production of new commercial business and the servicing of existing accounts. Slowly, Jeffrey and his father grew the company with the addition of his older brother Ken (who passed away in 2004) and his younger brother Bob, who joined in 1988. In 1993 the firm was renamed “The Mogil Organization," and in 1994 Alvin Mogil passed away. Currently, Jeffrey is the CEO of The Mogil Organization and manages the daily operations. Jeffrey is also responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions for the company and continues to produce a variety of clients in the areas of: commercial, personal, high net worth personal and life insurance. Jeffrey lives with his wife Daryl and their children on Long Island, NY. They are contributors and avid supporters of many local charities and non-profit companies on Long Island.
Robert A. Mogil | President

Bob graduated from Duke University in 1983 with a B.A. degree in Economics. His insurance career began as an Account Representative in the Marine & Energy Unit at Marsh & McLennan. After working at Marsh for several years, Bob switched to the Insurance Wholesale area and worked as an Account Executive at New Amsterdam Excess (A Subsidiary of Fred S. James). He then joined Alvin Mogil Agency, Inc. as a Vice President and producer in 1988. At that time the firm had 5 employees, 4 of which were Bob, his 2 brothers and his father. In 1993 the firm changed its name to The Mogil Organization and had doubled in size. Bob’s father, Alvin, passed away in 1994, and his older brother, Ken, passed away in 2004. Besides managing the office, Bob currrently produces a wide variety of accounts, ranging from financial institutions to high net worth individuals. Bob lives in Briarcliff Manor, NY with his wife Laura, who is a writer and publicist. In addition they have 2 sons; Sam, who is a co-founder of SquadUp.com, and Spencer, who is attending the University of Delaware. Bob and Laura are both active in various local charities such as the Ossining Open Door, Briarcliff Manor Education Foundation, The Westchester Arts Council, and the Briarcliff Committee for the Arts.

Steven Levine | Executive Vice President

Steven graduated from Ithaca College in 1988 with a degree in finance. He began his career at the Travelers Insurance Company specializing in the life and health segment. In 1990, Steven moved over to the brokerage side of the business and developed the concept of employer based affinity group marketing. Steven implemented the concept of work environment insurance placement. This new concept allowed professionals the opportunity to purchase property and casualty products utilizing their employment status with discounts not available otherwise. The Mogil Organization is proud to represent some of the largest Global Legal Institutions in this capacity.

In 2000 Steven joined the Mogil Organization, LLC, and he specializes in employer based insurance placement including obtaining insurance for unique and often complicated personal lines risks. His expertise extends to yacht coverage, watercraft pollution and fractional aircraft placement. Steven lives in Larchmont, N.Y. with his wife Kristin who is a practicing attorney. They have three daughters and are active in various local causes.

Sonya T. Horton | Chief Operating Officer

Sonya T. HortonSonya graduated from Long Island University in May of 1994 with a B.S. degree in Psychology. In November 1991 she started her insurance career with Arthur Chernick Company in NYC as a personal and commercial lines technical assistant. In May of 1998 she joined The Mogil Organization in the Commercial Lines Department as an assistant Account Executive. In January 2012 she became Manager of the Select Commercial Lines Department, and in August 2013 she was named Vice President Commercial Lines.

Sonya lives with her husband Glenn and their daughter in Brooklyn, NY. She is also an Associate Pastor at her church in Brooklyn and an advocate and mentor for youth in urban areas.

Our Management Staff

Anita Secchiano | Personal Lines Manager

Having graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1998, Anita started working as a file clerk and then as a persona lines assistant at Murray Schoen and Homer Inc. in New Rochelle, NY while attending Iona College. After she became licensed in February of 2001 for NY Property and Casualty Insurance, She then held a position at BNC Insurance Agency as an account Executive. By 2004, she was named Senior account Executive, and by 2014 she was promoted to Personal Lines Team Leader. In March 2016, Anita joined the Mogil Organization as The Personal Lines Manager bringing over 18 years of experience with her in personal insurance

Anita is heavily involved with United States Youth Soccer, She enjoys spending most of her free time with children including her own three sons, whom she resides with in New Rochelle.

Deborah Faber | Vice President

Deborah Faber graduated from State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education, English and Music.
She began her career at Reliance Insurance Company, after which she obtained her Property & Casualty Broker’s license and began working for a series of insurance agents in New York City. During her career, her clients have included major retail chains, professionals, consultants and real estate as well as home, auto and other personal lines of insurance. She also enjoys mentoring new employees as they begin their work at our agency.
Deborah lives in Manhattan with her husband Alan. They have one daughter and two grandchildren. She volunteers at various charitable organizations and enjoys the theater, ballet and symphonic concerts.

Jeanne Newman | Vice President - Production

Jeanne began her insurance career in 1990 with Johnson & Higgins in their financial division and moved on to Surety Lines Underwriting Asst. She joined our agency in 1993 as a Personal Lines Account Executive. Currently as Vice President - Production, she produces a wide variety of coverage, with a specialty of placement of Personal and Commercial Real Estate. She is focused on advising business owners, individuals and high net worth families on managing their complex insurance portfolios.
She lives in Lincroft N.J. with her husband Mitchell, EAP Director at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY, and their children Jake and Julia. They are avid supporters of local charities, and sports enthusiasts.

Jennifer Stein | Commercial Lines Manager

Jennifer began her insurance career in 2000 working for a small local agent on Long Island.  She quickly became an Account Executive for the Commercial Lines Department working for several large agencies.  She came to us in 2014 as a Senior Account Executive and was promoted to Commercial Lines Manager in 2016.

Jennifer lives in Queens, NY and has two daughters in college.

Michelle K. Hall | Vice President Private Client Group

Michelle joined Mogil as Vice President of the Private Client Group. She has over 17 years of experience in the personal lines insurance marketplace and in the high net worth arena. Michelle comes to us with a wealth of knowledge. She is a graduate of St. John's University and passed all four parts of the Uniformed CPA exam. In 2012 to 2013, She sat on the board of the Long Island Financial Planning Association.

Stephen Varvaro | Controller

Stephen joined the Mogil Organization as the Accounting Manager in April of 2012 and brings over 15 years of financial management experience. Stephen manages all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, budgeting, financial analysis and monitoring of financial performance.

Dianna Asaro | Claims Executive