Joseph Navarra Joins Oswego Valley Insurance Agencies

Oswego, NY – Joseph Navarra of Watertown, New York, has joined the office of Cantwell & Associates, an affiliate of Oswego Valley Insurance Agencies, as a Marketing/Sales Representative, according to OVIA President Chuck Harrington.

“We’re very excited to have Joe join our team,” said Harrington. “He has great enthusiasm, passion for the industry, and over 25 years of insurance experience that will enable him to assist our organization in serving clients throughout Northern New York.”

Mr. Navarra will be primarily in the Watertown area with scheduled office hours in Clayton.

Mr. Navarra most recently served as Assistant Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Haylor, Freyer, and Coon, Inc., Northern Division.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from SUNY Oswego, and completed his certification as an insurance counselor with The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. Mr. Navarra is also a member of Certified Insurance Counselors.

Mr. Navarra and his wife Nancy have three children, Sarah, Michael, and Katherine. He may be reached at Cantwell & Associates, 230 James St., Clayton, N.Y., at (315) 686-3350 or (315) 222-5361.

OVIA was founded upon the merger of three longstanding independent insurance agencies that have provided services to their communities since the late 1800’s. Dowd & Harrington, Inc., Streeter & Van Sanford, Inc., and the Hollister Agency merged to form Oswego Valley Insurance Agencies.  Today, OVIA operates five offices in Oswego and Onondaga Counties including Oswego, Fulton, Phoenix, Brewerton, Mexico, and recently opened its first office in Jefferson County located in Clayton.

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