Our Board Chair
About Al Eskanazy
Al Eskanazy’s illustrious insurance career spanned four decades. As Principal & Co-CEO of The Morstan General Agency, Inc.-a national insurance intermediary with locations in multiple states- With its home office on Manhasset Long Island, Morstan was amongst the larger employers on Long Island NY, and had a sales base exceeding $400,000,000 annually. Eskanazy retired in 2016 after leading the sale of Morstan to Brown & Brown (Hull & Company)-a publicly traded firm on the New York Stock Exchange.
Al is also the co-founder of Single Entry Systems Computer Software Company, a patent holder, developing products that specialize in streamlining Insurance operations workflows.
A recognized philanthropist, Al is an inductee of the Long Island Volunteer Hall of Fame. His commitment to community includes his service on Boards, Advisory Boards and various committees. His most enduring commitment has been as founding President (since 1998) and Chair of Ascent: A School for Individuals with Autism— named a “Model program for the education of children diagnosed with Autism”, Ascent is A NY State tuition-free Charter school.
Upon Al’s retirement from the insurance industry, Al became a Peace Officer of the Division of Criminal Justice Services of New York State. Al currently serves as a Detective assigned to the Nassau County SPCA Criminal Abuse section.
In 2015 Eskanazy was honored as “Man of the Year” by the Nassau County Police Department Explorers. His commitment to Law Enforcement includes his service on the Board to the Explorers as well as on the Advisory Board to the Nassau County Police Department Foundation. Al is a Director of the New York Centurion Foundation and the South Florida Crime Commission Foundation. A member of the NCPD Reserves, Al is also an alum of the U.S. Marine Executive Forum, and the FBI Citizens Academy.
In 2018 Al co-founded and is co-chair of the Greater Miami-Miami Beach Police Foundation and the New York's Elite Police Foundation; both 501(c)(3) organizations function in support of Law Enforcement in times of fraternity and distress.
Al is married to Elaine Del Valle, an award-winning entertainment professional. The couple has three children and four grandchildren.