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Save Up To 57.75% On Your Workers’ Compensation Premiums

Our Clients Saved $550 Million

For Retailers, Wholesalers, Restaurants, Hotels, Oil Dealers, Home Health Agencies and Residential Care in New York. Since 1992, Friedlander Group manages seven Workers’ Compensation Safety Groups, underwritten by the New York State Insurance Fund.*

Friedlander Group’s Mission

To maximize our clients’ productivity and profits by keeping their employees working and safe.

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What Our Clients Say

"Excellent services provided by all Friedlander staff to date. We have tremendous advocacy support from Friedlander which has helped us save significant dollars with NYSIF. You are responsive, available, and knowledgeable – it’s hard to improve that."

Karen Clark

Home-Health Care Partners

"The Friedlander Group really gave us another set of eyes and brought us to another level. The safety group is not only good for the bottom line, but they make it safer for my people to work. They took the time to come out and meet with our managers. We're particularly happy with the fact that the group is comprised of fellow operators who demand the highest level of safety. I've been very happy with the whole claims process as well. It has gone very smoothly."

Peter Samaha, Franchisee, Armonk, NY


"You guys did an exceptionable job in getting our exorbitant premium down. I really like and appreciate your company and know we are in good hands and I am looking forward to a long relationship."

Ira F. Gross, Hempstead, NY

Dan's Supreme Supermarkets, Inc.

“Wonderful customer service.”

Harry Schatmeyer, Williamsville, NY


“I was surprised to receive my
dividend check for such a large
amount. I certainly appreciate what
your great staff has done.”

Scott Mackles, Yonkers, NY


“The Friedlander Group does an excellent job. They have helped us reduce and self pay many first aid type claims in addition to upfront discounts and dividends."

John DeCicco Jr, New York, NY


"We are very happy with Friedlander. Customer service is great — accessible, available and quick to reply. They explain everything to us and lead us by the hand."

Vikki Cook, Park Slope, NY


"Our advisor, Frank Cavallo is a true asset to both of us. He works hard on educating his customers so that they can save the most amount on their insurance."

Lucy Viglione, West Hempstead, NY


"Service is always courteous! I enjoy working with my representative very much. Stacey is the person I deal with directly. She is a pleasure to work with, always provides great guidance and understanding for each claim, promptly follows up on any/all questions and is always the go-to girl to get the job done."

Julia Belva

The Harvard Club

"The reason I have and will continue to use Friedlander is simple. The service they provide has been nothing short of fantastic and Donna really takes care of business. The fact that dividends are paid really takes them over the top."

William H. Scott, Jr., Amherst, NY

President, Scott Danahy Naylon Co. Inc.

"The Friedlander Group and Donna Nygard are incredible to work with!!! They respond to the many issues in placing new business and provide answers quickly. Glad that we are working with Donna and the Friedlander Group!"

Paul S. Pellerito, Tampa, FL

Area Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

"The Friedlander Group is a great resource for our agency and our clients have benefited tremendously. Many thanks to Adam, Cosmo and the Friedlander team for helping us provide great service and competitive pricing."

David L. Spiro, Valley Stream, NY

AAI, The Excelsior Group, Inc

“I would like to once again express our satisfaction and appreciation for the work and efforts made by Michael Peragine on our worker compensation claims management. This has been another good year of an effective partnership and he has provided excellent service to us. Through monthly claims management calls to the individual issues that come up throughout the month, he is responsive, informative and very helpful. We looking forward to working with him and Friedlander in the coming year.”

Barbara Ackley, Cortland, NY

JM Murray

"We have been very pleased with the results of our partnership with the Friedlander Group this year. You and your organization have helped to drastically reduce premiums and to provide assistance in getting our employees returned to work quickly. We greatly appreciate all of the hard work that has gone into producing these results!"

Marsha Maddox, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Greenburgh Eleven Union Free School District

"It's so refreshing to see return of unused funds, especially from an insurance company. We appreciate our relationship with you!"

Deborah J. Lewis, Wappingers Falls, NY

Wheel and Heel, Ltd

"Very Good Service — Thank You!"

Mike Kammerman, East Farmingdale, NY

Kammson Industries Inc

"Thank you for full, solid professional coverage over the years."

Miriam & Jack Olivero, New York, NY

EJO Management/McDonald"s

"Adam, Congrats on the new book. Great job on the safety group with dividends and up front discount. Continued success!"

Richard Perna, Bronx, NY


"We appreciate the quality of work done over the past years, always in a professional manner. It has been a pleasure to do business with you. Thank you!"

Vice Versa Team, New York, NY

Vice Versa Restaurant, Certa Gente LLC

"Safety is our goal. We work very hard to achieve the goal and we enjoy the rewards."

Mr. Bana, Santa Monica, CA

Big Bite Food LLC

"Great People, great service, good pricing and group benefits."

Neil Mendeloff, New York, NY

Plantworks, Inc.

"Thanks again for your late-night assistance. Which efforts, by the way, are consistent with how you folks at Friedlander have treated us since the beginning of our relationship."

Glenn Bristow, New York, NY

L&J Brazil Restaurant, Inc.

"We have been involved with Friedlander for quite some time (1995). We are thrilled they exist in the business world. A help to our business and Industry through the years!"

Mr. Florian, Bohemia, NY

Florian Foods

"We try hard, safety first with training, to achieve our goal."

Mr. Bana, Santa Monica, CA

Big Bite Food LLC


Gerald Bernaz, New York City

Rossini's Place, Inc.

"Thank you very much for your assistance in mitigating the expenses. The attention you provide our account is beyond my expectations."

Mariann I. Cheney, Human Resources Director

Occupations, Inc. Family Empowerment Council, Inc. and New Dynamics

"Kyra, I love this [executive action] report! No, I am serious … it makes it so clear and simple to understand. Thank you!"

Sue Larsen

HDSW Human Development Services of Westchester

"You guys always do a great job! Keep it up."

Shashi Gholkar

Gholkar's, Inc.

"Thankfully we do not have to use your Claims Services often, but the few times that I have you have been very helpful, plus you offer a good dividend."

Nate Watt

Unique Catering of Albany, Inc.

"Adam Ginsberg has been our representative for many years. He's always knowledgeable and if he does not know something he will find it out. Always follows up and keeps his word. He is a very big reason for our overall satisfaction with the Friedlander Group."

Joel Iskowitz

Stanlou Tobacco and Smooth Sportswear

"FG is a great company."

Trudy Babcock

Meeder's Restaurant

"They have totally partnered with me on any claims or questions, helped me with safety issues and made my job much easier."

Lisa Fortin

Scott's Corner Market

"Cost savings."

Vicki M

Matsu NY

"Cost savings."

Lyn Hosler

Hosler's Family Restaurant



Louie's Texas Red Hots

"Lowered my cost on insurance."

Michael Murray


"They are on top of it."

Carol Marshal

Slave to the Grin

"Made life easier."

Rich Dombrowski

Marich Restaurants

"Save time and money."

Sunil Sharma

SS Enterprises

"It has helped us improve the safety of the employee."

Jean Fleury

Home Attendant Vendor Agency

"Less stress."

Maureen Spahn

George Martin Group


Henry Howard

Woodstock Manor

"Savings and safety."

S. Herman

Bottle Buys

"Cost savings."

Ben Howard

Academy House Community Savings

"Helped the bottom line."

Mike Jacobs

Two Jakes

"Ivy's response to all my inquiries is prompt and accurate! There's efficiency in handling claims promptly."

Ivelise Andino

Strand Bookstore

"One on one interaction, and cares about each one of our stores. Great job! Keep up the great work. Thank you!"

Chris and Ellen Stephens

7-Eleven Stores

"Quick, knowledgeable service."

Jack Olivero

EJO Management/McDonald's


Lisa Arnold

Jones & Naudin Leather

"First, let me tell you it was great meeting with you all recently. I am very impressed with the whole Friedlander team."

Joanne "JC" Cordaro, Syosset, NY


"I just want to thank you for the claims review last week … that was the most productive I have ever hosted. Your crew was wonderful and our team appreciated the work you all put into the review … by actually reading our reports and offering suggestions for resolution. I have to say in my 39 years in this industry … it was most refreshing! Thanks again!"

Karen Huber-Rowley

AIG Property Casualty

"Thanks.… I appreciate the fast work."

Dan Kim, Bronx, NY

Alaskan Feast

"Thank you for all that you have done here to advocate for our efforts and reduce our costs. I remain grateful for the expertise provided by Joe, Donna, Theresa, and all at Friedlander."

Karen L. Clark, Ph.D., Amsterdam, NY

Home-Health Care Partners Corp.

"Can't have better service than this. Thanks a lot."

Ahsan Malik, Poughkeepsie, NY

7-Eleven 18249, AHFM Inc.

"We have reviewed the executive summary — very helpful for us to have this information. Clearly, our self-pay practice is paying off. Thanks again for your guidance. I cannot imagine doing this without Friedlander at this point."

Karen L. Clark, Ph.D., Amsterdam, NY

Home-Health Care Partners Corp.

"Just got the dividend. THANKS. It helps."

James Markey, White Plains, NY

City Line Deli

"It's nice to see that year-end dividend check come back."

Mr. Casella, Oceanside, NY

Starbrite Family Floor Covering, Inc.

"Totally appreciate it every year end!"

Jack Hay, Saratoga Springs, NY

Alpine Sports Shop, Inc

"I wanted to take a moment and email you to let you know that we are extremely happy with the excellent service we receive from the Friedlander Group.

"I mostly communicate with Stacey Grisanti and wanted you to know she has always been extremely nice to speak with on various issues and her assistance has always been helpful as well as a speedy reply to my questions. It's always a pleasure speaking to Stacey. Once again thank you for your services."

Morel Tutti, Armonk, NY

Alps Management, Inc

"Thank you. It is things like this that make Friedlander so valuable."

Jan Claudio, Greenport, NY

Claudio Family Corp

"Friedlander is very good and I am very happy with the group."

Ilan Landwirt, Airmont, NY

Pita Concepts Corp

"As always, such great service from Friedlander!!!!"

Lisa Taffinder, New York, NY

RA 22 Park Place Ent, Inc

"We are pleased to be in this group, excellent job."

Sam Shemi, Plattsburgh, NY

Santoshi Corp DBA Holiday Inn Plattsburgh

"I'm very pleased with our affiliation and your service. Thank you!"

Dan Barone, Chester, NY

Best Mexican Foods, Inc.

"Thanks a lot for your endeavors in many respects. Happy Holidays! Happy New Year!"

Regards, Kim, Corona, NY

New Sneaker Town, Inc.

"This (The Executive Action Report) is a great tool to show our owners.

Grace Cutri, Croton Falls, NY

The Colley Group McDonald’s

"You folks just keep doing an outstanding job for us! You're awesome!"

Joanne "JC" Cordaro, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Syosset, NY 11791

Sr. Vice President of Human Resources, MercyFirst

"I want to say thank you for all of your help, and for always making me smile. I hope the group I am going to uses Friedlander and I get to work with you again."

Nicole Geigel, New York, NY

Human Resources Director, Bar Italia, Brasserie Ruhlmann, La Goulue, Le Colonial & Orsay

"Thank you Adam and your team at Friedlander for assisting us in receiving a significant dividend reimbursement."

Jamie Robinson, Miller Place, NY

JJR Life Care Inc. dba Right At Home

"Excellent Service … always helpful"

Coram, NY

7-Eleven Store