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New York Agency Success Story – Keith Philipps

Per year, I would say we bind at least between $50,000-$200,000 in written premium that’s coming through Trusted Choice.
Published: March 27, 2024

Keith Philipps

Schmutter, Strull, Fleisch Inc.

New York, NY

“The amount of premium that we’ve written far outweighs the cost – so the ROI is great… It’s a no-brainer.”

“Per year, I would say [we bind] at least between $50,000-$200,000 in written premium that’s coming through Trusted Choice.”

“[An existing client] that came through Trusted Choice… they’re growing and expanding, and that should grow out to between $75k and $100k… So then the ROI is exponential.”

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