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Neil J. Biscuiti 9/26/53-11/7/09

November 07, 2009

It is with a heavy heart that we advise you of the untimely passing of Neil J. Biscuiti. Neil was the Senior Vice President & Marketing Director at St. James Insurance Group, Inc in Orlando, Florida. Neil passed away Saturday evening, November 7, 2009. Neil began his insurance career in 1978 with Metropolitan Life in a management training marketing program. Neil has been with the St James organization and predecessor Braishfield for 22 years. Neil managed the personal lines division, and was considered one of the industry's premier personal insurance consultants. He was later appointed Marketing Director of St James, and an integral component of the success of the St Johns Insurance Company and St James organizations. He served on advisory boards for Chubb and Fireman’s Fund, among others, as well as holding positions with industry advocacy groups such as the PIA and the Independent Agents Association. He was a director of the Florida Surplus Lines Association. Outside of industry organizations, Neil was heavily involved within his community, coaching youth athletics, as well as his long time support and involvement with The Boy Scouts of America. Neil was a graduate of Queensborough College in New York and the Albany Broker School of Insurance. He also  studied at the Seton Hall University sponsored Insurance Institute for advanced Personal Insurance Risk Management. Neil is survived by wife Geri, daughters Donna, Lori, Nicole and four grandchildren. Neil's youngest, son Joe, attends the University of Florida in Gainesville. St James Chairman James McCahill offered the following : We're shocked and terribly saddened with the loss of our friend Neil. We have been together for 20 years, and there isn't a finer person I've known. He was a professional, and truly an expert in his field. More importantly, Neil was a great guy, a great father, husband, friend and team-mate. Neil will be missed by the many, many people he has touched over the years.

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