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Alan Plafker, CPIA

PIANY President

Alan Plafker, CPIA, of Manhasset, N.Y., is president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York Inc. He is president and chief executive officer of Member Brokerage Service LLC in Briarwood, N.Y.

An active member of PIANY, Plafker served as president-elect in 2012-13 and is vice president of the association's Government Affairs and Nominations Committees. He also is a member of the PIANY Political Action Committee and the Executive/Budget & Finance Committee. Plafker is an ex officio member of the Company/Industry Relations, Education & Conference and Member Benefits and Services Committees. He also is an ex officio member of PIANY's New York City Advisory Council. He served as first vice president in 2011-12; vice president in 2010-11 and treasurer of PIANY in 2009-10 and secretary in 2008-09.

Active in the industry, Plafker is a member of the Council of Insurance Brokers of Greater New York. He is a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee for the United Jewish Appeal. Plafker also is a member of the Kingstone Insurance Co. Advisory Council.

Active in his community, Plafker was appointed by then-Gov. David Paterson to the New York Independent Livery Driver Benefit Fund. He is treasure of the fund. He also is a monthly contributor on insurance issues to T L C Magazine—a taxi, limousine and car service industry publication. Recently, Plafker was an honoree of the Sunrise Day Camp Annual Campaign (a free camp for children with various forms of cancer that gives them the opportunity to spend time with their peers).