Meet the Team

Frank Schiliro

Frank Schiliro President

Owner

Raised in Monmouth County since 1968, Frank began his insurance career in 1979. He founded NorthEast Insurance Services in 1983 to provide quality insurance products and services to the business and personal community. Frank holds licenses in NJ, NY and PA for Property & Casualty, Life, and Health (both on and off the NJ/Federal Marketplace). Frank specializes in the area of Business Insurance. He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of NJ, and served as past Vice President and President for the Monmouth County Chapter. Frank enjoys fishing at the Jersey Shore and working out in his spare time.

Denise Hale

Denise Hale Personal Insurance Customer Service Representative

Answering your questions and handling your issues is Denise’s specialty regarding your personal insurance policies. Denise holds her license in Life, Health, and Property & Casualty with over 20+ years of experience in commercial and personal lines. As a long time resident of Monmouth County Denise has been with NorthEast Insurance for over sixteen years. When not assisting clients, Denise enjoys designer cake decorating and playing with her four young grandchildren and two grand dogs.

Diane L. Fox

Diane L. Fox Sales and Marketing Manager

Diane enjoys assisting clients and prospective customers in finding the best coverage at the best price. Licensed in NJ Property & Casualty, Life & Health, Diane joined NorthEast in 2007. She is a member of the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) and actively involved in the Insurance Professionals of Monmouth County (IPOMC). Diane is a former resident of Marlboro, and now resides in Shark River Hills, Neptune. Diane is an active volunteer with the Henry B. King Medical Brigade, traveling to Honduras to provide healthcare to the less fortunate.

Laura Mount

Laura Mount Benefits Manager

Laura holds an MBA in Risk Management and Insurance and was licensed in 2003. With over over ten years of experience, Laura specializes in the small group health insurance market as well as being licensed and certified to assist and enroll individuals/companies for health insurance through the NJ Federal Exchange and Marketplace. Laura grew up in North Jersey and now resides in Freehold with her husband, two children and three dogs. She prides herself on being "extremely organized" and loves to travel.

Kathi Podolla

Kathi Podolla Benefits Associate

Kathi is a licensed Health Insurance Agent in NJ. She is a life long resident of Marlboro Township. Married to Michael, they raised two sons, and enjoy visiting Atlantic City and shopping. Kathi has an extensive shoe collection and loves to dress up for holiday celebrations. A new puppy, Cooper, a Great Pyrenees/Lab mix, now keeps her on her toes.

Nancy Schiliro

Nancy Schiliro CFO

Nancy has been working with financial IT systems for over twenty five years and holds a Business Administration Degree from Rutgers University. She is licensed in NJ Property and Casualty, and Life and Health Insurance. Nancy has been with NorthEast since 2002. When not working with numbers and systems, Nancy enjoys golf, tennis and bowling, and is a member of both the Women's Golf Assoc. of NJ (WGANJ) and the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) where she has held various board positions.

Joseph Syndennis

Joseph Syndennis Commercial Account Manager

Born and raised in Central New Jersey, Joseph attended High School locally and graduated from Seton Hall in 2014. He started working in the insurance industry before his graduation and has held his NJ Property and Casualty, and Life and Health Insurance licenses since 2014. Joe has experience in a variety of insurance fields including Commercial, Equine, Entertainment and Personal Lines. When he is not working, Joe enjoys watching Hockey, Football, and Horse Racing. He also enjoys reading about history, keeping up on current events, and spending time with his family.

Beth Schiliro Office Administration

Beth joined NorthEast in 2004 as the person behind the scenes keeping all our information together. She has taken on the responsibility of helping our office to “Go Green” and do away with the unnecessary use of paper. Beth was raised in Middlesex County where she now lives with her husband, and two children. She enjoys cooking and daily walks to keep in shape.

Nikki Fox Marketing Assistant

Nikki is graduating from Rutgers University, New Brunswick campus in the spring of 2018 where she will receive her bachelors in Art with a Specialization in Graphic Design and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She is from Old Bridge but was raised in Jackson, New Jersey. When not studying and working on our marketing, Nikki finds interest and business in customizing Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects and working on art pieces. Two of Nikki’s obsessions are tea and corgis (which she some day wishes to own).

Maria Ragosa

Maria Ragosa Business & Risk Management Consulting Executive

Maria joined NorthEast with ten years experience in the Commercial Auto and Underwriting field. She holds her license in NJ Property & Casualty since 2002. Maria specializes in Garage/Automobile Services, Janitorial and Plumbing Contractors and related industries. A life-long resident of Middlesex County, Maria spends her time with her husband, Dave and three children. Maria keeps active by running five miles a day and is a certified yoga and aerobic instructor.