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Are you ready to experience the white glove service The DBL Center Ltd. has been providing to insurance brokers for more than 40 years? Do you want to expand your book of business by selling enhanced DBL, TDI, and TDB insurance, as well as increasing your commissions through ancillary products?

Give us a call or send us an email and one of our highly experienced team members will help get you started. When you have a team of professionals on your side, acting as your back office and providing the best insurance products at the best value to your customers, you’ll see the difference. Disability insurance is only the beginning. Let us help you now.

Isn’t it time you link up to The D.B.L. Center Ltd.?

Contact Information

555 Broadhollow Road
Suite 271
Melville, NY 11747

Phone: (631) 293.5100
Toll-Free: (800) 325.2777
Fax: (631) 293.5897
E-Mail:

Department Contacts

David J. Cohen
David J. Cohen
Founder

Founder David J. Cohen was born and raised on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, moved with his family to Kings Highway in Brooklyn and, ultimately, to Long Island. He graduated from Stony Brook University in 1971 with aspirations to be a dentist and stumbled into the insurance industry, where he started out as an Individual Life salesman.
In 1976, with just an idea and a dime, he ended his career as a producer and started The DBL Center Ltd. to focus on servicing brokers and selling on their behalf. In 1986 he expanded to the state of Hawaii and his company currently manages a premium block of $50 million on the behalf of its sub-producing agents.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 113
E-Mail:

Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen
President

After graduating from Boston University in 2002, Michael Cohen spent several years in the film and television industry, working as a producer, writer and stand-up comedian.  Licensed to sell insurance at the age of 18, Cohen entered the family business full time in 2005 and brought the experience of the entertainment industry to The DBL Center.
Nine years later, he became a member of the prestigious Friars Club in NYC, where he found a way to blend his passion for the arts with his day job to assist with the growth of The DBL’s Center’s General Agency, which he is proud to say has more than doubled since he came  on board.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 114
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Eugene Puleo
Eugene Puleo
Office Manager/Senior Underwriter
After graduating college in 1976,  Eugene Puleo launched his insurance career with NY Life, and then joined CNA  as the DBL underwriting manager.  On April 1, 1983, he started his wholesale career with the DBL Center Ltd., where today he is responsible for writing and maintaining the company’s over 50 life DBL & TDB business, as well as auditing the agency’s ancillary and statutory commissions in all markets.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 112
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Selena Kutschera
Selena Kutschera
Director of DBL & TDB
Selena Kutschera has been in the insurance industry since 1997, when she graduated with a degree in Insurance from University of Hartford. Utilizing her extensive experience and knowledge of NY DBL and NJ TDB benefits, she is able to service The DBL Center’s prestigious client list.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 120
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Lisa Indelli
Lisa Indelli
DBL Licensing, Commission/Processing Inquiries

Lisa Indelli started working in the insurance industry in 1999 when she became employed at The DBL Center Ltd. Over time she switched to a full-time position, where she is currently responsible for handling all NY DBL business from 1 – 49 lives, and servicing all broker requests.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 110
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Camille Hughes
Camille Hughes
DBL Processing
Camille Hughes has been in the Insurance Industry for 28 years, beginning her career on the carrier side for Zurich North America and eventually switching to the General Agent side where she has been for the last 10 years as a Statutory CSR.  She enjoys servicing her brokers’ business.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 116
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Marlene McGuire
Marlene McGuire
Administrator of DBL Processing
Upon graduation from The University of Florida in 1991, Marlene McGuire entered the insurance industry on the carrier side for several years.  In 1993 she moved over to the General Agency side where she has been for the last 23 years. After joining The DBL Center at an entry level position, she now handles all over-50-life accounts.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 121
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Richard M. Slavin

Richard M.Slavin
VP of Sales, Group LTD/Life/Dental/Vision
Richard M. Slavin started his insurance career in 1976 with Prudential Insurance Co as a Captive Life agent. Six years later, he joined Kemper Insurance’s Group Benefits Division selling all forms of employee benefits. In 1990, he became Stat Plans Sales Manager for CNA. In 2002, he joined the Private Sector with Combined DBL Resources, developing a General Agency Group Ancillary Department. He continues to run this important department as VP of Sales for The DBL Center.

Phone: (631) 293.5100 ext. 118
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Annette M. Sperandio

Annette M. Sperandio
Ancillary Account Manager
Annette M. Sperandio is a two-time graduate of St. John’s University specializing in Secondary Education with a concentration in English. After
graduating from St. John’s, Annette spent five years teaching middle school and high school English in Bellmore-Merrick CHSD and Massapequa UFSD. After the birth of her son, she joined Chernoff Diamond as a Team Coordinator, providing support to a team of seven. During her tenure at Chernoff Diamond she assisted Benefit Consultants and Client Managers in their day to day responsibilities while providing the utmost customer service for their clientele. She joins The DBL Center, LTD as an Account Manager specializing in the marketing process of Ancillary lines of coverage and providing the niche service that our brokers are accustomed to.

Phone: (631) 293-5100 ext. 111
E-mail: Annette.Sperandio@dblcntr.com

 

Melissa Bilka

Melissa Bilka
Benefits Coordinator
Melissa Bilka is a graduate of Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus specializing in Mathematics Education. She recently entered the insurance field and joined the expanding Group Ancillary Department of The DBL Center Ltd as a Benefits Coordinator.

Phone: (631) 293-5100 ext. 115
E-mail: Melissa.Bilka@dblcntr.com

 

Lori S. Rose

Lori S. Rose
AVP of Ancillary Lines
Lori Rose has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years, specializing in Ancillary Lines at carriers including CNA, Zurich, Principal and Ameritas. She joins The DBL Center as AVP of Ancillary Lines, bringing her expertise and passion for sales and service to brokers with employee benefits solutions.

Phone: (631) 293-5100 ext. 111
E-mail: Lori.Rose@dblcntr.com

 

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