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About SANNY, Inc.

About SANNY, Inc.

SANNY Inc. (Satellite Agency Network of New York, Inc.) is a network of independent agencies representing 18 counties in Central New York. As one of 48 Master Agencies in the country for SIAA, SANNY is dedicated to the creation, growth, and retention of the independent insurance agency distribution system. Locally, SANNY is part of Vanguard Risk Managers, Inc., which consists of partners OneGroup and Reagan Companies, as well as SANNY. As a group, Vanguard writes over $300 Million in property & casualty business.

SANNY has grown since its inception 20 years ago to 43 Member agencies with over $75 Million in written premium. Member agencies have access to over 25 carriers for both personal and commercial lines with no premium commitment. In addition, ISM’s(Independent Strategic Members) receive a number of benefits and services including marketing assistance, Acord from and BOP training, Sales training, CE coursework online, professional consulting on agency issues such as buying, selling, merging, hiring, etc., agency foundation system for startup agencies, commercial small business training program, and more!

Member agencies have the opportunity to share in local profit sharing and SIAA incentives, adding up to three more revenue streams in addition to the highest new and renewal commissions offered by the SANNY carriers.

SANNY has been one of the top performers in revenue generated per Member agency for SIAA for many years running. SANNY’s goal is to grow and increase each agency’s revenues – while the agent owns the business, builds the equity, and stays independent!!.

Staff Members

Tom Eschen — President

Tom has been with SANNY from its origin in 1995(20 Years!) after spending 16 years on the company side in Marketing/Underwriting. He is responsible for managing and growing the SANNY network in the Central New York region. Tom takes great pride in the growth and profitability of the network, and the relationships with the SANNY Members and company personnel. The SANNY network has been named a Top Performer nationally by SIAA several times.

Sonia Buttino — Agency Development Manager

Sonia is a Central New York native. She earned her degree in Education from SUNY Oswego and taught school for a few years. She has been with SANNY for over 10 years, with prior experience as a producer(5 years) and as a manager with a large local company for almost 20 years. Although her main function is to assist the Member agencies in placing personal lines business, she also oversees SANNY marketing functions and meetings. She is extremely dedicated to providing efficient, accurate service and wants to aggressively write the SANNY agent's new business!!

Katie Vossler — Agency Operations Specialist

Katie has been with SANNY for almost 13 years and wears many hats for the organization. She handles all of the accounting, mail, change requests, billings, fees, new business set up, commission payments, website updating, among other duties. Her pleasant demeanor and personality is welcomed by the SANNY Members as well as company employees.

Sue Tornabene — Commercial Account Placement Specialist

Sue has been with SANNY as a commercial lines placement specialist for just over 1 year. She has a very experienced background, with over 30 years at several large Central New York agencies, including our partner agency and a SANNY Member agency. Sue is aggressive, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, efficient and excited to write new commercial lines business for the SANNY network!!

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SANNY, Inc.
3215 Seneca Turnpike
Canastota, NY 13032
Phone: 315-697-9673
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