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Team work makes the dream work

Meet The Team

We are a caring team who work together to provide health insurance to medicare beneficiaries.

Management Team

Vincent Cortazar

Vincent Cortazar

Managing Partner

Vincent Cortazar is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Medigap Life. In his current role at Medigap Life, Vincent is responsible for the overall leadership of the agency while focusing on business development and market opportunities.

In addition to founding Medigap Life, Vincent remains an active investor and real estate developer throughout Long Island, New York.

Vincent holds a Bachelor’s in Finance from the University of Central Florida.

Angelica Gonzalez

Angelica Gonzalez

Operations Manager

Angelica joined Medigap Life in 2016, She is the Corporate Operations Manager overseeing all branches. In 2018 she earned her Bachelor’s of Art & Sciences having majored in Communications with a double minor in Business Management & Marketing. On her spare time she enjoys doing community service, playing the piano, Hip Hop/Latin Ballroom dancing and spending time with family, friends and her Pixie-Bob Cat named “Ace

Brett Jaffy

Sales Manager, Partner

Brett Jaffy,  Partner and Licensed Insurance Agent at Medigap Life, LLC.  Mr. Jaffy is one of the original founders of MediGap Life and has been in the insurance industry since January 2015.  Prior to MediGap Life Mr. Jaffy was a partner in nationwide Medical Supply distribution company which he started in 1996.  Mr. Jaffy is married with 3 girls and enjoys spending time with his family and an avid sports fan.  Mr. Jaffy received a B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

Salvatore Marra

Salvatore Marra

Sales Manager, Partner

Sal is a highly motivated, results driven manager who has been with Medigap Life since 2016. His ability to recruit and develop agents have allowed him to flourish at Medigap Life.

John Daccolti

John Daccolti

Compliance Manager

Detail-oriented selfmotivated professional with process improvement and health care operations experience. John has developed and implemented all compliance measures inside of Medigap Life.

Freddie Griffin

Freddie Griffin

Sales Manager

Freddie Griffin has been in the insurance and financial industry for over 14 years, he has over 10 years of combined management experience from companies such as United Healthcare, WellCare, Humana, Wachovia and Hughes Net. He is a proud father of 4 children 3 girls and 1 boy. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, chess, coaching football.

Administrative Team

Kera Butler

Kera Butler

Sales Administrator

Kera has been a key member of our administrative/customer service team since October 2018. Her vivacious and caring personality have made her a favorite amongst our customers. Her impeccable work ethic and attention to detail have proven her to be a force within the industry. On her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dogs and god children. She enjoys writing, stating that “It gives her peace of mind” and as a true New Yorker loves looking at the NYC Skyline.

Rebecca Laraignee

Rebecca Laraignee

Sales Administrator

Rebecca, joined the Medigap Life Family November of 2018. Graduating in 2016 from Pace University with a BA in Communications her passion for helping others and customer service experience has made her a key member of our administrative team.

Alexis Fuschetto

Alexis Fuschetto

Sales Administrator

Alexis, became a member of  Medigap Life family  October of 2018. Her exceptional customer service skills, work ethic and attention to detail have earned her a lot of merit amongst our sales and administrative team. However it is her patience and kindness that have made her a favorite amongst our customers.

Denise Quinn

Denise Quinn

Customer Service Manager, Compliance

Denise Quinn is a Licensed Health & Life Insurance Agent with over 10 yrs experience. She’s worked in management as well as, customer service providing solutions to individuals particular insurance needs. 
She currently specializes in Medicare, Critical Illness, and Accidental benefits.
Also, she recently became a grandmother and enjoys spending all of her free time with her family.

Sales Team

Brandon Cortazar

Brandon Cortazar

Sales Agent

After earning his B.A degree in Finance from Fairfield University Brandon came to work for Medigap Life. A medicare agent licensed in almost all 50 states, has assured the growth of the company without sacrificing his core values of attentiveness and integrity. Brandon currently lives in Long Island City. When he isn’t working he enjoys spending time with friends, family and his Australian shepherd “Theo.”

Jessica Delisca

Jessica Delisca

Sales Agent

Jessica Delisca is a licensed Health and Life Insurance agent with Medigap Life . She received her license in 2011 and has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years.  Ms. Delisca worked with United Healthcare as an agent and in customer service.  Ms. Delisca is certified with Wellcare, Humana, and Athem Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Ms. Delisca has one daughter and loves being a mom and helping medicare recipients with understanding their benefits.

Tyrell Denny

Tyrell Denny

Sales Agent

Tyrel Denny is a licensed insurance agent with Medigap Life.  Although he is relatively new to the industry, with just over three years experience, his passion for learning and assisting others is unmatched.  In his free time, Tyrel likes watching a variety of sports, spending time with family and friends, lounging at the beach, and just enjoying everything life has to offer.

Kelly Brooks

Kelly Brooks

Sales Agent

Kelly began her journey with the Medigap Life sales team in September 2018. Growing up in a family that all have chosen a career path in the healthcare industry, helping others with their insurance needs was a natural path for her. As a recent graduate from the University at Albany with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and concentration in marketing she has made a perfect fit to the team. 

Fiona Darby

Fiona Darby

Sales Agent

Fiona Darby is a Licensed Sales Agent with Medigap Life.  Fiona has been in the insurance industry for 9 years.  She is passionate about insurance because it gives her a good feel to be able to help individuals in need of coverage.  Fiona constantly improves on her profession by staying up to date with the changes in the industry to provide exceptional service to her client.  In her spare time Fiona enjoys spending time with her daughter traveling.

Ariel Jerez

Ariel Jerez

Sales Agent

Ariel is a senior agent at Medigap Life, He has consistently proven his ability to service his customer’s needs at a high level and takes pride in his ability to maintain strong relationships with customers around the country.

Kathleen Fletcher

Kathleen Fletcher

Sales Agent

Kathleen’s education includes a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) from Regis University in Denver CO and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) from Baruch College (CUNY). Her charisma and work ethic has allowed her to help many people.

Dewande Roberts

Dewande Roberts

Sales Agent

Dewande Roberts is a Licensed Sales Agent with Medigap Life. Dewande has been in the insurance and financial industry for over 5 years, he has nearly 20 years of combined sales and management experience. He enjoys  family, music, fishing and traveling. 

Hannah Brummer

Hannah Brummer

Sales Agent

Hannah Mizrachi Brummer is an independent insurance agent  Since 2014, she’s been licensed in many states and is appointed with the nation’s leading carriers.

Brittany Campbell

Brittany Campbell

Sales Agent

Brittany Campbell has been in the insurance industry for 10 years. She has worked with several different insurance carriers such as Humana, United Healthcare, Anthem and Wellcare. She is a proud mother of 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. She enjoys spending time with her family.

Erica Maurer

Sales Agent

Erica Maurer is a Licensed Health & Life Insurance Agent with 13 yrs experience. She’s worked in prescription advocacy as well as customer service providing solutions to individuals particular insurance needs.  She currently specializes in Medicare, Critical Illness, and Accidental benefits.

Steven Ramirez

Steven Ramirez

Sales Agent

Steven is an accomplishedd sales agent with superior work ethic . He offers years of experience in the Medicare market.

Herbert Valtez

Herbert Valtez

Sales Agent

Herbert, became a member of the Medigap Life sales team in April of 2018. Over a decade of experience in sales and customer service help Herbert connect with his customers and make them feel comfortable while selecting insurance plans. As a family man Herbert understands his customers priorities, and is always able to make sure their needs are met.

Herbert’s hobbies include reading medicare blogs, fixing computers, and doing fun activities with his family.

Vinicio Paradis

Vinicio Paradis

Sales Agent

Vinicio started his career at Medigap Life in Feburary 2019. Vinicio has 11 years of experience in the Medicare industry and attended The New York Institute of Technology where he majored in communication arts.

Michael Ficsher

Michael Ficsher

Sales Agent

Mike started his career with Medigap Life in 2015 and prides himself on his ability to serve his customers needs. Mike enjoys skiing and is an avid golfer outside of the office.

Anthony Berardino

Sales Agent

Anthony is a professional sales agent with a good track record for helping his clients navigate through the complex decision of choosing the correct Medicare health plan.

In his spare time, Anthony loves playing football and listening to Donna Summers.

Derek Herzer

Derek Herzer

Sales Agent

Derek Herzer has 5 years of experience specializing in the senior federalized market. He obtained his MBA from the University of Maryland and later earned his Master’s in Math Education from NYU. He uses his background in education to clearly educate and help individuals make comparisons between plan options, helping them choose the best plan to fit their needs.

Marketing Team

Dresean Ryan

Dresean Ryan

Marketing Manager

Dresean strives to be the best at everything he does. Period. He is insanely competitive and has an insatiable drive. In his spare time, Dre listens to motivational speakers such as Inky Johnson, Gary Vee, and Les Brown. He also meditates as he see value in understanding your inner self. In addition to that, Dresean is a huge fan of rap music. He loves how words are manipulated by artists to create complex metaphors.  

MediGap Life

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