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Arnel Associates LLC


Since 1986, Arnel Associates has provided comprehensive insurance coverage to individuals and businesses nationwide, primarily serving the tri-state area of Greater New York. Custom solutions and personal service are company hallmarks. We don’t provide insurance; we take away worry provide peace of mind.

From crafting a program that meets your needs and your budget to speaking with insurance carriers on your behalf, we give you the coverage you need when you need it. We back our products with three decades of industry expertise.

Arnel Associates is a member of the Better Business Bureau and the Metuchen Chamber of Commerce.




Ross Arnel, LUTCF, President


Founder and president Ross Arnel has 20 years of experience in financial planning and management. He began his insurance career with Mass Mutual and earned the Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation after starting Arnel Associates. Ross frequently speaks to members of the business community about trends and issues in the insurance industry. Recent presentations have addressed group health benefits, disability coverage and long-term care benefits. He holds active memberships in the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA); the Society of Design Administration (SDA), an affiliate of the American Institute of Architects (AIA); and Business Networks International (BNI).

Ross received his bachelor’s degree from Widener University.





Brent Hartley, Broker


Backed by a decade of experience, Brent Hartley excels in customer service and client education. He builds strong relationships with clients and insurance carriers alike, enhancing his ability to facilitate the claims process. Brent performs detailed needs assessments and creates custom solutions for clients. He frequently explains program benefits to customer employees and acts as a confidential liaison when claims issues arise.

Brent joined Arnel Associates after earning his bachelor’s degree in risk management from The College of Insurance, now the Division of Insurance at St. John’s University.

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