Michael A. Loguercio Jr. has over 30 years’ experience as a New York State licensed Property and Casualty, Life and Health insurance broker, and as an insurance technology expert. He is also a journalist for a 125 year old insurance trade publication, where he writes a bi-weekly column on risk management since 2008.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where he attended a Catholic elementary school and a NYC public high school, Michael’s family moved to Ridge in 1978, where his parents still reside. In his community, Michael served 12 years (2004-2016) on the Longwood Central School District Board of Education, including 4 years as President and 3 years as Vice President. As President of the Longwood Central School District Board of Education, Michael led the district governance team through some of the most difficult financial times, and was extremely successful in maintaining services and programs for students, improving the infrastructure, minimizing expenses, and preserving jobs.
During his 12 year tenure on the school board, Michael was appointed by the “NYS School Board Association” to serve on numerous committees, including the “Committee for Property Tax Reform”; “State Legislative Network Committee”; and the “Federal Relations Network Committee”. In addition to the NYS School Board Association, he was also an active member of “Nassau-Suffolk School Board Association” and the “National School Board Association”. He also served as the Longwood School District Voting Delegate to NYS School Board Association, and amongst many accomplishments he successfully lobbied for NYS legislative support on bills passed in the legislature such as preventing convicted sex offenders from coming within 1000 ft. of school property. Michael also served numerous terms as a Director on the board of REFIT NY (Reform Educational Financing Inequities).
In our community, Michael is a member of the Ridge Volunteer Fire/EMS Department; Middle Island Rotary Club; Central Brookhaven Lion’s Club, and has served two terms on his Church’s vestry. He is also a member of many local civic organizations.
In 2013 Michael was awarded the SCOPE “Community Service” award for his commitment to the public. He also received a “Distinguished Service Award”, and a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Longwood Central School District PTA Council.
In addition, the “Professional Insurance Agents of New York State” in Albany has honored Michael with a “Distinguished Service” award in September 2001; “Insurance Professional of The Year” award in 2009; “Lifetime Achievement” award in 2012; and “Special Service” awards in 2013, 2014, and 2015 for his dedication to the betterment of the industry. Michael currently chairs numerous Professional Insurance Agents of NYS committees, and is an active Past-President of the “Young Insurance Professionals of NYS”, mentoring those who are new to the insurance industry.
Educated at City University of NY; Suffolk County Community College; St. Joseph’s College; and University of Phoenix, Michael has an AAS in Criminal Justice and a BA in Business Administration. Michael still lives in Ridge, and has two children: a son attending law school on Long Island, and a daughter studying medicine in Florida.