About The DiForte Agency, Inc: Business Insurance, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance and more.

The DiForte Agency is a Third Generation Independent Insurance Agency serving Staten Island and the surrounding NY Metropolitan area. The Agency was founded in 1951 by Vincent J DiForte Sr,. His son John joined the organization in 1974. Striving for excellence and professionalism, John earned an MBA and the prestigious Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter Designation (CPCU).

The special blending of Academic and practical skills uniquely positions The DiForte Agency in the proper placement servicing and pricing of their clients insurance needs. Under the continuing watchful eye of John Sr the baton was passed to John Jr. The DiForte Agency can be found where it has been for the last 20 years, at the intersection of Hylan Blvd and Clove Rd in The DiForte Plaza.

The Founder

JohnDiforteSr with JrJohn DiForte Sr. has been running the DiForte Agency for 40 years. He has an esteemed CPCU credential from The Institutes and an MBA from the College of Insurance.
John DiForte has been active in the Society of Property Casualty Underwriters and the CPCU Society and has been endorsed for many of the top areas of the insurance profession, such as property and casualty, professional liability, commercial insurance, legal liability and risk management.

He has also written articles in various professional journals and publications, and released a series of videos to educate clients and others about the details of various insurance markets. Click Here and scroll down to page 7 to read one of John’s articles in the CPCU Society News.

The Firm

Here at the DiForte Agency, we strive to follow our mission statement: to help our customers find the best policies at the best price. We will walk you through the shopping experience and explain your choices, so that you can truly feel well served as you look at the offers from various insurance carriers.

Our professional staff has all of the appropriate training in their areas of insurance, and we listen to our clients to figure out what they’re looking for, and how to help them get it.

Insurance Specialties

Aside from the most common and standard types of insurance policies, we excel at helping customers with particular kinds of policies that might be more obscure to some who are shopping for them for the first time.

In homeowners insurance, we help property owners look for flood insurance policies that are only available through government programs, and we help to fine-tune the process of shopping for policies that will cover different kinds of personal possessions.

For businesses, we offer a wide range of insurance brokerage services, from policies involving Management Liability or Directors & Officers coverage to insurance policies oriented towards the high-tech world of cybercrime and cyberliability.

We offer all of these with particular knowledge of the Staten Island community and New York Metropolitan area, so we know how to value assets within this area. Let us help you get the policies you need with less hassle and to feel more confident that you’ve made the right choice.  Click here to contact us.


For more information about DiForte Insurance, click on the videos below to view our commercials and informational insurance videos.