New York, NY (November 2017) – Greg Schaefer, founder of Schaefer Enterprises Inc. (SEI New York), a New York insurance broker specializing in all aspects of business, personal and program insurance, including health care, food and captives for medical groups and professionals, has been named a CEO Today USA Awards 2017 winner. The CEO Today Magazine Awards celebrate the success, innovation and strategic vision of CEOs across a number of sectors and industries within the USA, identifying the most successful, innovative and forward-thinking CEOs in business today.

Greg Schaefer founded SEI New York in 1999 to help business owners save money on insurance without compromising coverage or customer service. He holds licenses in Property & Casualty, Life & Health and has obtained distinguished designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), a Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) and an Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI).

New York Insurance Broker Growth Brings Recognition

Driven by steady growth and CEO Schaefer’s commitment to providing his customers with accessibility, accountability and personalized service, SEI New York is a frequent winner of industry accolades and is regularly included on awards lists. Most recently, Schaefer Enterprises was named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for the third time in the past four years.

“It’s exciting for me and for the SEI New York team to be recognized for the outstanding results we are achieving in the service of our customers. Being the leader of a growing company is rewarding enough in itself, still it’s nice to be recognized by others who are familiar with the challenges of being a CEO,” Schaefer said.

Part of Schaefer’s growth trend has seen the company add more support staff in the past year to expand its customer service capabilities, including multi-lingual service personnel to help communicate with customers conducting business in their first language. SEI New York’s customer service staff is fluent in Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese and Albanian.

Schaefer Enterprises Shines Under Rigorous Methodology & Ranking Criteria

Researchers at CEO Today drew on the views of thousands of stakeholders including investors, analysts, employees, and media professionals worldwide to determine the eligibility of the CEO/Executive based on his or her achievements. Achievements could include growth in revenues and/or profits, successful turnaround, doing well in difficult economic or industry times, expansion into new markets, leading market share, successful M&A integration, new products/services, new business model, and strategy.

The shortlisted companies and executives undergo two further rounds of research to identify and select those who warrant a CEO Today Magazine USA Award.

Led by Mr. Schaefer, SEI met a number of these criteria beginning with a product portfolio that includes a long list of specialized insurance products that serve a wide range of industries and individuals, including: business insurance and personal insurance, employee benefits, medical malpractice, health insurance, cyber liability, Workers’ Comp, professional athlete insurance, captive insurance and more.