Isidor & Rebecca Cohen Alan & Sharon Cohen John & Greer Florea
Proudly Serving the Area for Over 70 Years
For over 70 years, Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd. has been providing insurance services for your family and business insurance needs. Aljay Insurance is 3 generations of commitment, customer service and loyalty to our clients. Meet our agents:
Greer A (Cohen) Florea - President
Greer is the President of Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd., established in 1959 by her grandparents, Isidor and Rebecca Cohen. She grew up in the insurance industry, following in the footsteps of her grandparents and parents, Alan and Sharon Cohen, to become the 3rd generation to head their local family business.
Greer graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Hofstra University in 2001 and began working for Ford Motor Company. Soon after, she knew she wanted the focus to be on her family legacy. While working full time, Greer started her insurance school education in 2001, becoming NYS licensed in Property and Casualty Insurance, as well as Life, Accident, and Health. Over the years, Greer has expanded her scope of business, obtaining licenses in 7 additional states in order to provide exceptional service to clients all over the country. Since 2004, Greer has been a NYS Notary Public. She has always had a passion for Real Estate and in 2019 she went a step further and obtained her NYS Real Estate Salesperson License to assist her insurance clients with their Real Estate needs.
Recently in 2023, Greer was selected by The Hartford Insurance Company to join the Personal Lines Agency Advisory Council, which is a huge honor. She is 1 of 16 representatives from around the entire country.
Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd. is committed to providing clients with premier customer service, ensuring they have the proper coverage for their needs, and always being available to answer any questions or concerns they may have. Greer feels that education plays a pivotal role when shopping for insurance and makes sure that all her clients understand what they are purchasing. She always offers helpful insights and advice to all clients on their insurance needs.
Greer and her office are actively engaged in their community, including several sponsorships and serving as an annual collection site for coats, toys, school supplies and food drives for local organizations and churches.
On a personal level, Greer is married to her husband John Florea, who is Aljay’s Vice President. Together they have 3 children. They live and work in Commack, New York and love building strong roots in their community.
John G Florea - Vice President
John is the Vice President of Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd. He graduated in 2005 from SUNY Farmingdale with a degree in Business Management. John always knew that he belonged in sales. He went and got his NYS licensed in Property and Casualty Insurance, as well as Life, Accident, and Health in 2006. He is also a NYS Notary Public.
John worked for a captive insurance agent for 8 years before he decided to join Greer in 2013 to take over the family business. He hasn't looked back since.
Jaclyn D Areskog - Licensed Broker
Jaclyn started her insurance career with Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd. in 2017 after many years of working in retail. Jaclyn has been a NYS Licensed Broker in Property and Casualty Insurance since 2017.
Jaclyn graduated from SUNY Farmingdale.
Farryl (Cohen) Lang - Licensed Broker
Farryl has been a NYS licensed Broker in Property and Casualty Insurance, as well as Life, Accident, and Health since 2003. Farryl obtained her Undergraduate Degree from Ithaca College in 1996 and a Masters in Education from Hofstra University in 2000.
Alan C Cohen - Licensed Broker
Alan is an insurance expert! He further set the foundation of Aljay Insurance after his parents.
Alan graduted from Pace University with a major in Insurance Studies. He has been in the industry since he was 18 years old. Alan is a NYS licensed Broker in Property and Casualty Insurance, as well as Life, Accident, and Health.
Sharon I Cohen - Licensed Broker
After many years of being a stay at home mom, Sharon decided to go back to the work force. In 1995 Sharon obtained her NYS Insurance Brokers License in Property and Casualty.
Zoe Villarreal - Licensed Broker
Zoe joined Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd. in 2022. Zoe has been a NYS Licensed Insurance Broker in Property and Casualty since 2020.
Rosa Campisi - Customer Service Representative
Rosa joined Aljay Insurance Brokerage Ltd. in 2021. Rosa is a Notary Public.