In 1992, Michael joined the company founded by his father, John Coughlin, some forty-five years earlier. Today, he oversees Coughlin Insurance Services New York offices, continuing to live up to his father’s creed: “leave any situation that we come across, better than it was.”
Michael began his career on the East Coast, serving his customer’s personal insurance needs with the support of the Aetna Property Casualty Company. He then moved to Los Angeles, spending eight years developing commercial lines with FGW Insurance in Chatsworth, California. During this time, construction and development became his daily focus, and to this day he enjoys insuring projects from ground up to completion.
Michael remains active in the development of new commercial lines production on a national and international basis, fostering agency growth by adding new producers and initiating acquisition opportunities. Three particular areas of expertise include, Food industry risks, Development & Construction, and the mid-to-high net worth personal insurance market.
Michael holds a nationwide, Independent Insurance Brokers license. He graduated from the Regis University in Denver, Colorado and completed an Executive Leadership Development Program at the prestigious Wharton Business School.
A proud husband, father, grandfather and Eagle Scout, Michael lives in New Rochelle, NY with wife Najat. Together, they have three amazing young sons, one beautiful daughter, wonderful grandchildren, not to mention “Punch,” their fifteen-year old French bulldog. Michael and Najat love to travel. In addition to a lengthy list of destinations they have visited, Michael is an expert on travel to Morocco and Southern Europe.
Active in martial arts, an avid skier and Harley rider, Michael wants to be the best listener he can be, so that he can best help someone else.
Michael's favorite quote:
"Always do the right thing, and the money will come"
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