FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 23RD, 2012
Risk & Insurance Magazine: “INSURING A POST-NFL CAREER” featuring Lou D’Agostino
The property/casualty brokering business is a natural for ex-jocks with big name recognition. When you’ve set passing records for the New York Giants or played for the undefeated Miami Dolphins, it says something about you.
The insurance industry is also something that players can get involved with on a part-time basis while still in their playing days, using their downtime between games and practices to study and pick up certifications.
Players that have made a transition from professional football to successful careers as brokers include Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle, who played for Baltimore, San Francisco and New York in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s; All-Pro strong safety Dick Anderson, who played on the 1972 Miami Dolphins team that finished 17-0; Don Nottingham, who had some memorable years as a fullback with the Baltimore Colts and the Miami Dolphins; and more recently, Louis D’Agostino, who parlayed a standout college career into two years with the New York Jets and other professional football teams before founding a successful insurance business in Long Island, N.Y. ….. Click here or below thumbnail in order to read remainder of article.