Team

How We Work

How We Work

Our reasons for becoming insurance professionals are deeply personal. We repeatedly saw friends and family struggling to find the coverage they needed. We are confident that with our understanding of the insurance space, we can help people better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner, so they can easily grasp personal insurance concepts. Above all else, we feel a commitment to our community.

Our team approach adds perspective and provides increased benefits to our clients.

Meet Our Team

Andrew Russell

Agency Owner and Producer

(516) 559-6242

516-550-7281

andrew@ociainsurance.com

Andrew Russell, owner and founder of Ocia Insurance Agency, has been in the mortgage business since 2007 and is also the owner and founder of RCG Mortgage. He is dually licensed as an Insurance Agent and a Loan Officer. He currently...

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Lauren Balzano

Operations Manager and Producer

516-559-6242

516-550-7281

lauren@ociainsurance.com

Lauren Balzano, Operations Manager at Ocia Insurance Agency, is dually licensed as an Insurance Agent and a Physician Assistant in the state of New York. With over 10 years of experience in the field of Medicine, she knows how to pick...
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Matthew Baldyga

Director of Sales and Producer

(516) 550-7128

mbaldyga@ociainsurance.com

Matthew Baldyga, Director of Sales at Ocia Insurance, has been in the insurance business since 2014 and holds licenses for both Property & Casualty, as well as Life & Health. As a retail broker that was trained by an underwriter, he...

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