Ira D. Neifeld

Ira D. Neifeld

Senior Vice President

Ira holds the position of Senior Vice President, Director and Principal of Cool Insuring Agency.   Ira joined Cool Insuring in 1983.and has over 35 years experience in the insurance industry, including time spent as a senior underwriting manager at the Hartford Insurance company.

Ira manages the Marketing Division at Cool Insuring and is personally involved in all large accounts. He has extensive experience both as an underwriter and broker in the analysis, design and implementation of large and complex insurance programs, for both fully insured and self insured groups.

Ira currently serves on a number of national advisory panels to provide our partner carriers with his insight and advice.   He regularly makes speaking appearances regarding insurance market conditions to a variety of audiences.  


  • Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts in History and Education, SUNY Albany


  • Licensed NYS Broker
  • Licensed Excess Lines Broker
  • Licensed NYS Property and Casualty Agent