He recently became a dad and he’s New Empire Group’s ‘Underwriter of the Year’. Find out what else you don’t know about Dan!

Name: Daniel Breen, ACSR

Position/Title: CondoPak Program Underwriter

A dynamic underwriter, Daniel Breen has over 15 years of experience in insurance and risk management. He first joined New Empire Group in 2011 as a Commercial Umbrella Underwriter and rapidly excelled, distinguishing himself as one of the lead underwriters in New Empire Group. Prior to joining New Empire Group, Dan worked for a national program manager in Pennsylvania, where he was influential in their growth. Dan’s experience and background in underwriting risks for accident, health, property, casualty, and commercial umbrella insurance provided a strong foundation for his role as CondoPak Program Underwriter – where he specializes in providing insurance brokers with package solutions for Condominiums and Cooperatives for our exclusive CondoPak program. Dan recently completed his ACSR designation and was named ‘Underwriter of the Year’ in 2017.

Dan is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a degree in Business Marketing. He resides in Long Beach, NY with his wife and his 6-month-old son. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys working out and watching the Mets, Islanders, Knicks, and Buffalo Bills.

NEG: What do you enjoy most about working for New Empire Group?
Dan: I’ve always been a people person and I really enjoy the daily interaction with management, co-workers, our carriers and brokers.
NEG: What have you gained from working at New Empire Group?
Dan: A greater knowledge of property and casualty insurance. My previous background was on the life and health side so it was a change for me to learn how to underwrite the many types of commercial real estate exposures.
NEG: What three words would you use to describe New Empire Group?
Dan: Friendly, Knowledgeable, and Trustworthy.
NEG: What is your motto or personal mantra?
Dan: To enjoy life to the fullest by doing whatever makes you happiest and by being yourself.
NEG: What do you do in your spare time?
Dan: I enjoy walking the boardwalk and taking kickboxing classes.
NEG: You’re happiest when?
Dan: I’m spending time with my son. I enjoy watching him grow and learn new things every day.

For any questions regarding our CondoPak Program, or if you just want to say “Hi”, contact Daniel Breen at danielb@newempiregroup.com!