Jim has been listed among Connecticut’s top insurance agents by Connecticut magazine. The listing is given in partnership with the magazine and Five Star Professional to recognize “a select group representing less than 4 percent of insurance professionals in the area”. It is awarded “to service professionals who provide quality services for their clients”. Jim joined the Benson/Quinlan Insurance Agency in 1981 after graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance. Besides managing personal and commercial lines accounts, he is Benson/Quinlan’s specialist in life, health, long-term care, and disability income insurance. In furtherance of his specialty, Jim has earned the prestigious designations of Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, and Chartered Advisor on Senior Living from the American College of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Jim is an active member of Fairfield County’s Notre Dame Alumni Club, where he serves as a school coordinator for the annual Bread of Life food drive for the benefit of our regional homeless shelters. He resides in Trumbull with his wife Donna, and stepsons Jason and Bryan.