The Founding Members

When Marty Katz and Gary Nassau decided to combine their 40 plus years of experience in , they started a legacy of being a valued partner to their clientele, the insurance professional. Working with career life agents, property and casualty firms, and financial advisors they assisted their clients in meeting and exceeding their goals. Joe Bosnack joined the agency in , becoming a junior partner in  and a full partner in . Joe became the President and CEO of Katz Nassau in  and the firm remains committed to providing best in class products specializing in life, long-term care, disability and annuities.

Katz Nassau started an annuity division in , KNA West, partnering with Ray Malone, a seasoned annuity wholesaler. In 2017 we merged with W. S. Vogel. By acquiring the oldest General Brokerage in the life insurance industry, our heritage now dates to 1928. We are proud to continue the legacy of our predecessors, assisting advisors from “submission to commission” enhancing both their own and their clients’ experience.

Katz Nassau remains committed to providing best in class products specializing in life long-term care disability and annuities.

More About Joe Bosnack

Long considered an industry leader, Joe brings a wealth of experience to financial professionals. Dedicated to the industry, Joe has served as a board member of several life and property casualty associations.

Joe has been interviewed and quoted nationally on the industry as a whole and has also worked as an industry advocate in both Albany and Washington DC.

Life Insurance Associations Joe has Led

  • Society of Underwriting Board of Directors

    Joe is on the Board of Directors of Subcenters, the Society of Underwriting Brokers. Subcenters is the oldest study group in the life insurance industry. It is a group of 25 geographically diverse brokerage general agencies from across the United States. Subcenters meets multiple times annually to exchange information on industry trends, carrier initiatives, and marketing ideas, to help us expand and improve our business industry to better serve our advisor partners.

  • Previous NAILBA Board of Directors

    Previously served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Life Insurance Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA).

  • President of the Downstate Insurance Council

    Downstate’s focus is predominantly in the property and casualty space, and its membership includes the PIA, Tri-County brokers part of Big I, Suffolk county brokers, CIBGNY (Council of Insurance Brokers of Greater New York), IPALI, QCIP, CPCU, and IBANY. This is an umbrella group that works to bring all the associations together when issues require a unified voice.

  • Past President of the CIBGNY

    CIBGNY one of the member organizations of Downstate, a regional P&C organization that has a voice in Albany and represents its membership with legislative and regulatory challenges.

Why People Love Working with Joe

Featured on Risk Radio Network

Joe joined The Michaels of Honig Conte Porrino Insurance Agency to talk Life Insurance. Bringing his insight about the Life Insurance industry, Joe helps talks to the P&C Insurance podcast duo about the importance of life insurance and why it’s becoming increasingly important for families.

Mackoul Risk Solutions Interview

Vice President, Employee Benefits Rebecca Scandaliato talks with Joe Bosnack of Katz Nassau Agency, Inc. to answer some frequently asked questions about the importance of life insurance.

Joe Bosnack Mackoul Risk Solutions 5minute interview video preview

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