Our Team

Charles J. (Chuck) Newman CLU,

Charles J. (Chuck) Newman CLU, Managing Member of Charles Newman Co., is a licensed insurance agent maintaining agent and brokerage relationships with more than five dozen insurance companies. Chuck has been a long time provider of insurance plans for members of the Westchester County Bar Association, the Westchester County Correction Officers Benevolent Association and the Westchester County Superior Officers Association. Charles Newman Co. also serves as insurance broker for the members of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers for the group health insurance needs of their members.

A 1983 graduate of Colgate University, Chuck Newman entered the insurance business in 1992 as an agent with Connecticut Mutual Life, and earned the title of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA in 2002.

Charles Newman: chuck@charlesnewman.com

Ilana Arbeit

Ilana Arbeit is the Benefits Practice Vice President and a partner at Charles Newman Co. where she develops comprehensive employee benefit plans for both small and large group clients. Ilana’s ability to help her clients identify challenges and create solutions makes her an integral part of the firm’s strategic planning process.

Ilana has worked in various facets of employee benefits. Beginning her career at a mid-sized group insurance brokerage in 2001, she moved to Fiduciary Intermediary LTD (FILCO), a General Agency in 2005. As FILCO’s Sales Executive and NY Sales Manager, Ilana was tasked with assisting brokers to construct, maintain and service all aspects of their customers’ employee benefits.

Ilana received her BA from Queens College where she majored in Media Studies. She currently serves as President Elect on the board of the New York State Association of Health Underwriters (NYAHU) and previously served on the New York Metro chapter’s board. Ilana is the treasurer of Shake It Out, a non-profit dedicated to empowering at-risk youth through creativity and theater. Ilana has been the recipient of several awards including the prestigious NY Metro Association of Health Underwriter’s Outstanding Service Award.

Ilana Arbeit: ilana@charlesnewman.com

David Arbeit

David Arbeit is the Client Services Vice President at Charles Newman Co. He works with business owners, executives, HR managers and staff to implement and maintain group insurance policies.

Before joining Charles Newman Co. David worked as a General Agent Sales Representative at Fiduciary Intermediary (FILCO). As a benefits specialist, David delivered a unique approach and a wide range of services to Clients, Insurance Brokers, and Individuals to help maximize their insurance programs and benefits.

Prior to joining FILCO, David was a Client Services Director at an insurance brokerage in Long Island, NY. He oversaw day-to-day management and maintenance of group insurance plans, resolved service issues, and implemented and renewed client insurance policies. David drew on his 5 years of experience as an account executive at HealthPass New York, a nonprofit, private insurance exchange.

At HealthPass New York David was tasked with assisting Brokers and General Agents in maximizing their sales, income and overall satisfaction with the HealthPass products. David actively participated in all aspects of the sale and maintenance of all insurance programs offered through the HealthPass platforms.

David attended CUNY Brooklyn College where he majored in Film Production, and now lives in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, with his wife and daughter. David sits on the board of the New York Metro Association of Health Underwriters, as the Events Co-Chair.

David Arbeit: david@charlesnewman.com

Carol Landzberg

Carol Landzberg is a licensed life and health insurance broker and has been working as a Case Manager for Charles Newman Co. since 1996. As the business has grown, her role expanded to encompass new business processing, small and mid-sized group renewal processing, and customer service for group health insurance and employee benefits plans.

Currently, Carol manages new business processing, as well as customer service for Individual Life, Disability and Long Term Care insurance policies.

Carol received her BA in history from Trinity College in Hartford, CT in 1983 and has been an ACE Certified Group exercise instructor for the last 30 years teaching a variety of classes at a local health club.

Carol Landzberg: carol@charlesnewman.com