Addition of another top professional further strengthens EPIC’s Operations and Sales leadership in key region

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that John Sames has joined the firm’s Northeast Region leadership team in the new position of Director of Operations and Sales. Sames will be based in EPIC’s Pearl River, NY office and report to Tom O’Neil, Northeast Region President.

Sames’ primary responsibilities will be to support organic revenue growth within the former Capacity Group of Companies (acquired by EPIC in March 2017), by developing, implementing and managing a number of key operating and new business development initiatives.

Prior to joining EPIC, Sames served as a regional leader for Marsh & McLennan Agency. His 30 years of insurance industry experience also include leadership roles within Aon’s Financial Service Group, as well as at USI Insurance Services where he provided operations and sales leadership in a variety of roles.

“We are excited to add John’s knowledge, operations and sales leadership experience, and support to the entire Capacity/EPIC team to further emphasize the depth of EPIC’s commitment to the success of our clients, our team members and other business partners across the Northeast Region,” said Tom O’Neil.

John Sames can be reached at or (201) 661-2384

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Tom O'Neil

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