Featured New York Life agents.
Friendship first, business second. Agent Jayshree Patel, our Council president, will go anywhere to help a client—and make a friend for life.
“I was fortunate enough to have a great mentor in John Himmelberg, a well-respected leader in our community who passed away in 2005. It was through John that I really came to appreciate my chosen career. Because really, it's the people that I enjoy the most—working with my clients, helping to protect their families and to protect and grow their retirements. That’s what it’s all about.”
With some previous experience working as an agent’s assistant, Chiovaro enjoyed the work, but resisted being recruited. Finally, his best friend’s father, long-time Baltimore General Office Manager Charlie Herneker, convinced him to give it a try. And the rest, as they say, is history.
"After the collapse of the banking system in 2008, I looked to find a position that would be fulfilling as well as challenging,” says Joel, a financial adviser with Eagle Strategies, LLC and a registered investment adviser and registered representative.