WILLIAM J. CHRISTIE

WILLIAM J. CHRISTIE

PRESIDENT & CEO

William J. Christie leads this family-oriented business. A former Marine Corps officer, Bill started his career in insurance and financial services in 1966. He developed the principles and ethics that have shaped the company’s style of conducting business. Bill provides a specialized level of services to retired and maturing individuals.

Born on Long Island, New York, Bill earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Providence College. In 2011, he was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Public Service by his Alma Mater. He currently serves as a Trustee Emeritus of Providence College. Bill studied law at The Washington College of Law at American University. He also received graduate certificates from The Wharton School of Business and Purdue University.

Bill received his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations from The American College. He has qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table* for the past 51 years and is a current member of the Association of Advanced Life Underwriters, a prestigious organization of advanced professionals located in Washington, D.C. He is also a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. Currently he is a Registered Representative with The Investment Center, Inc. located in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Bill has served as a member of the Long Island Regional Board of The Bank of New York. A former President of the Board of Trustees of Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Islip, NY, he served on the Board for more than 25 years. Bill is also a Trustee Emeritus of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, New York. Active in charitable work for many years, he has been the past Chairman of the Special Gifts Committee of Catholic Charities while also serving as a Knight of Malta, a Catholic lay order that administers to the poor and less fortunate around the world. In addition, Bill has been supportive of many philanthropic activities both locally and globally.

Bill and his wife, Maryann, have been married since 1962. They have five children (including Emmett, their youngest son) and 16 grandchildren.