serving new england
since 1975
Rhode Island's Premier Insurance Agency



The Egis Group offers a wide range of services for your business and personal needs. Click the icons to find out more about our services.

Protecting Your Business

Business Insurance

We will analyze your business exposures and show you how to avoid/shift risk and close serious gaps in your business insurance program.


Protecting Your Personal Assets

Personal Lines

We at The Egis Group understand that no two customers are the same. We work with our clients to create personalized and cost-effective insurance plans that are tailored to their specific needs.

Finding Your Savings

Egis Consulting

Egis Consulting is a division of The Egis Group that specializes in cutting costs and finding savings for your business. A company with 30 employees saves an average of $12,000 annually after a review by our experts.

Preparing For Your Retirement

Retirement Planning

We know our clients and their employees want the best possible options when it comes to retirement. Our experts work with clients to craft a plan that is appropriate and affordable for your company.


Planning For Your Future

Life Insurance

At the Egis Group, we'll do everything in our power to help protect your assets and your family. We make sure to address all issues such as disability, retirement, survivorship options, and long term care.


Providing For Your Employees

Employee Benefits

It's more important than ever to keep employees both healthy and happy. The Egis Group has the experience and expertise to design cost-conscious benefit programs which satisfy the needs of both employer and employees.


We truly believe the more informed our clients are, the better we can help them to minimize risk and achieve their goals.
This collection of topical white papers, along with our archive of Egis Group newsletters, will provide valuable insight on your insurance needs and options.
Don't hesitate to call or email us with any questions or suggestions for new topics.


See what our clients have to say

  • “Our move to The Egis Group has been a double win. They improved our coverages across the board and saved us a tremendous amount of money. I couldn't ask for anything more from my insurance broker.”

    -Michael Slosberg, President
    United Builders Supply, Westerly, RI

  • "The insurance needs of our company are complex. They call for hard work, real expertise, and attention to detail. That's what The Egis Group has provided us for many years"

    -Michael Friedman, Managing Partner
    Mulligan's Island, Cranston, RI

  • "I've been working with The Egis Group for a number of years. They've become trusted insurance advisors to both my company and my family. I always check with them before making any insurance decisions"

    -Terry Schuster, President
    Providenece Yarn Company, Pawtucket, RI

  • "Our company is a closely-held business. Egis coordinated our ESOP, our business succession plan, and the analysis for our personal estates. We can't thank them enough for their guideance"

    -William Ellison, President
    Marine Acoustics Inc, Middletown, RI

  • "We've enjoyed a personal, hands-on relationship with Egis for almost three decades. They continue to earn our business, and work hard to keep it."

    -Peter Bazar, President
    Imperial Pearls, East Providence, RI

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Our Team

At The Egis Group, you won't find a revolving door of owners, managers and customer service representatives. You actually get to know the people who are handling your affairs. More importantly, they really get to know your needs, your goals and your visions. This begins to explain why our clients stay with us for a very long time.

Gerald Finkelman


Gerald has been in the insurance business since 1953. Prior to starting his own agency, he was Vice President of Morton Smith, Inc. and Medway Marine Corporation. He attended Tufts University and graduated from Bryant College and the Insurance Institute at the University of Rhode Island

Gerald lives in Providence, RI and Palm Beach Gardens, FL with his wife Carol and their dog Mikey. He enjoys golf and continuing his educational studies at local universities.

Roy Finkelman

President, Property & Casualty Division

Roy joined The Egis Group right out of college in 1981. He oversees all aspects of customer service, product development, sales and underwriting for our Property and Casualty clients, and has been the architect of the division's growth for many years. He is a graduate of Tufts University, and the Insurance Institute at the University of Rhode Island.

Roy lives in Cranston, RI with his wife Susan and their four dogs, Maya, Sophie, Baby and Daisy. He has three wonderful sons, and enjoys all sports and going to the movies.

Alex Finkelman

Vice President, Property & Casualty Division

Alex is a graduate of the University of Hartford with a degree in Insurance and Finance. He graduated with honors and won the prestigious Departmental Award for Excellence in Employee Benefits. He also graduated at the top of his class at the National Alliance School of Producer Development. He oversees the agency sales force and is responsible for the development of new business.

Alex lives in Cranston, RI with his wife Denise and two dogs. He enjoys snowboarding and is a passionate Boston sports fan.

Ben Hall

President, Business Consulting

Ben Hall is one of the founders of Egis Consulting Services, a contingency based consulting division of The Egis Group. In 1996, Ben managed sales for a national telecommunications provider, then the youngest sales manager in the history of the company.

Over his 11 year career in telecomm, he has logged in excess of 300+ hours of specialized training from Verizon and CLEC markets. Today his clients range from chambers of commerce, trade associations, small to mid-size businesses, and large multi-state organizations.

Corey Finkelman

Director of Marketing

Corey is a graduate of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He graduated Cum Laude and soon after joined The Egis Group to develop and oversee all marketing efforts. Corey focuses on new business development through various marketing campaigns, and is constantly improving our customer relationships with new and innovative programs.

Corey lives in Rumford, RI with his wife Michelle and enjoys spending time with friends, staying active, and watching the Patriots.

David Pankratz

President, Life Insurance, Employee Benefits, & Retirement Planning Division

David has been in the insurance business since 1974 and has been a member of the National Life Underwriters. He has served on the Rhode Island Employee Benefit Council, and is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the Association of Health Insurance Agents. David holds a B.S. degree from Johnson & Wales University.

David lives in Rehoboth, MA and South Yarmouth, MA with his wife Andrea


Alan Finkelman

Senior Commercial Lines Account Manager

Alan has been in the insurance industry for over 35 years. He has been involved in all aspects of the Property & Casualty field, including sales, account management and claim settlements. At the beginning of his insurance career he lived in London, working with underwriters at Lloyds of London on account placement and negotiation of contract terms and conditions.

Alan lives in Warwick, RI with his three Chihuahuas and has two daughters and one stepson.

Greta Camara

Senior Personal Lines Account Manager

Greta began her insurance career in 2000, and became a licensed personal lines agent in 2010. She joined The Egis Group in 2015 and has been an integral part of our team. She works closely with our personal lines clients on a daily basis to develop cost-effective and in-depth insurance plans.

Greta lives in Southeastern Massachusetts and enjoys going to Red Sox games.

Erin Durst

Commercial/Personal Lines Account Manager

Erin came to The Egis Group in 2009 as a Commercial Lines underwriter.  She has expanded her responsibilities to our Personal Lines department as well. Erin's multiple years of experience and extensive knowledge in both personal lines and commercial lines allow her to help a wide range of clientele.

She lives in Somerset Massachusetts with her husband Martin along with her two dogs and one cat.



Mary Breen

Administrative Assistant

Mary began her insurance career while she was still in high school, and joined THE EGIS GROUP in 1993. She also works at night for several local health clubs as a fitness instructor.

Mary lives in East Providence with her husband Bill, and loves to dance and be outdoors.

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We are located at 81 S Angell St.
Providence, RI 02906





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