Our Team

  • Ryan Papy

    Ryan Papy is the President and one of the Founders of Tom Gallagher Insurance and has over a decade of experience in the management and insurance arena. He specializes in identifying and negotiating insurance carrier products that are competitive and reliable for all insureds. In addition, Ryan specializes in Property Risk Management for individuals, developers, and corporations. He is a 9th generation Floridian that is active with his family, and in the community. Ryan participates annually in the Dolphin Cycling Challenge that benefits the UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Jennifer Papy

    As General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer at Tom Gallagher Insurance, Jennifer is responsible for overseeing all legal and financial operations within the Agency. Prior to working for Tom Gallagher Insurance, Jennifer was a litigation Associate at Ferrell Law, and, prior to that, an Associate at Papy, Weissenborn, Vraspir, & Puga, specializing in insurance related litigation.  Jennifer graduated cum laude with a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, and she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Florida State University.​

  • Tom Gallagher

    Tom Gallagher, one of the Founders of Tom Gallagher Insurance, has spent over 30 years serving the public in the State of Florida and has witnessed the problems citizens face in the insurance market. Since his retirement from public office, he has resolved to provide the people of Florida with insurance information and products that focus on customer service, integrity, cost effectiveness, and security.

    Tom Gallagher Professional Background:

    • – Chief Financial Officer (2003-2007)
    • – Florida Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner, and Fire Marshal (2001 – 2003)
    • – Florida Commissioner of Education (1999 – 2001)
    • – Florida Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner, and Fire Marshal (1988 – 1994)
    • – Florida Department of Professional Regulation Secretary (1987 – 1988)
    • – Florida House of Representatives (1974 – 1987)
  • Nic Varsi

    Nic is one of the founding principles of Tom Gallagher Insurance. With 12 years of experience in the insurance industry, Nic has the breadth of knowledge and market relationships necessary to best serve our clients. Currently, Nic serves as the Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) for the firm, where he leads a team of insurance and risk management professionals. Nic began his insurance career upon graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelors in Economics.

  • Daisy Tosado

    Daisy Tosado is the Customer Relations Manager at Tom Gallagher Insurance. She has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Daisy has experience in claims, agency services, customer relations and employee management.

  • Keith Saunders

    Keith Saunders is the Director of the Employee Benefits Division at Tom Gallagher Insurance and is tasked with the responsibility of strategic planning, client relations, overseeing CSR development, and helping build tailor-made benefits programs for each customer. Keith graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in 2007 and joined Tom Gallagher Insurance as an Employee Benefits Specialist. After demonstrating an ability to help our clientele, run a more efficient Employee benefits program, and provide excellent service Keith was promoted to the position of Director of Employee Benefits Division in 2013.

  • Patrick Puertas

    Patrick Puertas directs the marketing and servicing process of all Commercial clientele. He has dedicated himself to increasing business production while maintaining the personal relationships with each of his clients. Patrick has become a dependable source of customer satisfaction and product delivery for business owners.

  • Ana Castro

    Ana Castro has over 10 years of experience in the Insurance Industry, she joined the company as a customer service representative and later joined the sales department. Ana is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with Realtors, Loan Officers, and Clients by winning their trust and finding them competitive rates with adequate coverage that suit their respective properties. Through these relationships Ana was able to win Top Sales Agent for 2015, Top Referred Keyes Insurance Agent for 2016, and Top Referred Keyes Insurance Agent for 2017. Throughout her career Ana has written insurance coverage for over 2500 clients.

  • Jennifer Ruiz

    Jennifer Ruiz has over 14 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. She has been with the company since 2012 where she started as a policy processor and later joined the sales department where she’s distinguished herself among her peers. In addition, she has been able to gain the trust of many Realtors and Managers who’ve seen her diligent work ethic and integrity. Throughout her career Jennifer has written insurance coverage for over 2500 clients. Jennifer has been the companywide Top Sales Agent in 2016 and 2017.

  • Carolyn Bonilla

    Carolyn Bonilla has over 10 years of experience in the insurance business. She started from a very young age at Gallagher Property & Casualty where she started learning the business from the ground up. Here she mastered skills of efficiency, organization, and responsiveness. Carolyn’s area of expertise is in the personal line department. This experience gave her the knowledge to train up and coming sales agents in the company. Not only that, but Carolyn prides herself on delivering a high level of service to her clients. Her personal goal is to go above and beyond with each one of her customers by helping them with any questions or issues they might have in a very responsive manner.

  • Claudia Leles

    Claudia Leles is a great addition to our growing family. She brings her experience to a great team that is committed to excellence and always eager to listen and help our customers in all their insurance needs.

  • Jesse Ramirez

    Jesse Ramirez is a great addition to our growing family. He brings his experience to a great team that is committed to excellence and always eager to listen and help our customers in all their insurance needs.



 

 

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