The Insurance Advocate has featured ShelterPoint on the cover, and inside their September 15th issue. The article states:
"New York's familiar First Rehab Life Insurance Company (First Rehab) has adopted a fresh, new banner as it sets sail on a full scale effort to attract a national audience. The venerable Long Island-based resource that has served agents and brokers for 42 years with a name that has demanded an explanation to its several constituencies many thousands of times, will now be known simply as ShelterPoint Life Insurance Company.
The Company's former name evolved from the interest of its founder, the late Dr. Donald Goldberg, MD, a well known orthopedist for whom rehabilitation was part of the focus for the Company's first product concept.
Today, newly-branded ShelterPoint, with no change in ownership or management, is the largest writer of New York State Statutory Disability Insurance (DBL) with currently over $70 million in covered premium* and more than 150,000 covered employers for this line of business alone, all of which has been sold exclusively by independent insurance agents and brokers. The company has been a familiar fixture on the insurance scene since its founding and has developed a loyal producer following through old-fashioned field level contact and exceptional service. The level of the Company's acumen is evidenced by the fact that it has operated DBL profitably. DBL, of course, is a line of business that has lower margins than most.
ShelterPoint Life will now expand nationally through its newly-acquired subsidiary, a Florida-domiciled insurance carrier that is licensed in 48 jurisdictions. The blueprint for growth includes..."
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