Richmond County Referral Source, Inc

Your go-to source for business referrals. Give your business the needed boost with our community.

Learn More

January 2020: Team Logic IT

Technology Trends Privacy Laws – The Trend That’ll Never End

Memoirs: Joseph E. Torres, financial planner and family man

Staten Island’s Best Dressed: Fashionistas at SIEDC’s Great Gatsby Gala and more

2019 SIEDC Business Conference: Looking ahead to future of Staten Island

Advance advertising director honored at The Irish Echo’s ’40 under 40′ ceremony.

40 Under 40

Business Owners Policies, Employment Practice Liability Insurance, and Homeowners Insurance

Buying A Home Infographic by Joe Campagna

Cyber, Epli, Business Owners Policy and Workers Comp.

Posted by Richmond County Referral Source

January 2020: Team Logic IT

Michael Montalbano is no stranger to hard work. While working on Wall Street, Michael worked long hours and lived in Manhattan with his wife, Justine. After their son was born in 2012, Michael decided he wanted to move to Staten Island and set up his own business to support his family and follow his dream. Since developing himself as an entrepreneur was new territory for Michael, yet an endeavor he believed he was capable of handling, he chose to meet

Technology Trends Privacy Laws – The Trend That’ll Never End

January 2020IN THIS ISSUE Technology Trends Privacy Laws–The Trend That’ll Never End Viewpoint Leaders’ IT Budget Priorities for 2020 IT Strategy Getting the DR Plan Right: Tips & Traps The trend toward ever-stricter consumer data-privacy protections continues with the now-in-force California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). Surprisingly, a recent poll of 625 California business leaders reveals that nearly half had never heard of the CCPA, and only 88% didn’t know whether it even applied to them. More than a third were

Memoirs: Joseph E. Torres, financial planner and family man

Lauren Lovallo Staten Islander, Joseph E. Torres.(Lauren Lovallo/Staten Island Advance) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Joseph Torres believes in the power of partnering with the community and has donated his time and services to numerous agencies over the years. He is also a strong believer in Staten Island, his lifelong home, and its ability to thrive. Where were you born? I’m a native Staten Islander. I was born … at the old Staten Island Hospital on Castleton Avenue. I live here,

Staten Island’s Best Dressed: Fashionistas at SIEDC’s Great Gatsby Gala and more

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) recently celebrated its Annual Awards Great Gatsby Gala at the Vanderbilt in South Beach, and the styles did not disappoint with the Great Gatsby-themed attire. Ladies donned below knee-length drop waist dresses with a loose, straight fit, glittering with beads, sequins, metallic thread, velvet, ruffled skirts and tiered layers, while some of the gents wore spiffy period suits with argyle socks and sharp headwear. There were short bobbed hairstyles

2019 SIEDC Business Conference: Looking ahead to future of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Thousands of Staten Island’s most prominent businessmen and women descended on the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, on Tuesday for the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) Business Conference. The annual conference, now in its 21st year, offered a variety of seminars, networking sessions, a 125-booth vendor room and several ticketed keynote addresses throughout the day. The conference also offered various education sessions for local high school and college students. “The SIEDC Business Conference is a unique

Advance advertising director honored at The Irish Echo’s ’40 under 40′ ceremony.

Gail Lubin/Staten Island Advance Dan Ryan, Staten Island Advance sales manager, receives a “40 Under 40” award from the Irish Echo at Rosie O’Grady’s at the Manhattan Club on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. He is pictured with his wife, Kerry. (Staten Island Advance/Gail Lubin) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Staten Island Advance multimedia advertising director was honored at the Irish Echo’s “40 Under 40” ceremony in Manhattan last week. The event, which took place at The Manhattan Club at Rosie

40 Under 40

Read back issues of our 40 Under 40 magazines.                        Read more…

Business Owners Policies, Employment Practice Liability Insurance, and Homeowners Insurance

From our Member: Joseph A. Zichittella, RPM Insurance Agency Today I spoke about Business Owners Policies, Employment Practice Liability Insurance (EPLI) And Homeowners Insurance. Business Owners Policies – I offer non auditable policies. This simply means the gross receipts for Restaurants, Pork Stores, Catering Halls etc. are not a factor in determining the premium. It is based on Public Access square footage and replacement cost value of Business Personal Property. We can add hired non owned and Umbrella (excess), Standalone EPLI

Buying A Home Infographic by Joe Campagna

Cyber, Epli, Business Owners Policy and Workers Comp.

Last Wednesday, we learned about different types of insurance for large & small businesses from our member Joe Zichittella: Cyber Insurance: Small businesses are more vulnerable now than ever before.Large businesses have IT monitoring services making it more difficult to penetrate. Malware, Phishing, Employee errors, dishonest employees and failure to update software are some reasons Cyber Insurance is necessary. EPLI (employment practices liability insurance): Covers sexual harassment, improper firing, and biased pay scale can cause a problem to an employer. Business Owners