Joseph Giardina: Trust Your Insurance Agent

Insurance isn’t something that is often spoken about in a positive light, but the president of North Castle Insurance Agency in Armonk-North Castle, New York, Joseph Giardina knows that this industry can break or make a client. Recovery is a big part of insurance. He and his team understand that it is important to be sensitive, empathetic, and professional when it comes to life’s tragedies. “Nothing is permanent, and we can be here one day and then gone the next. Life is about taking care of one another because anything could happen to you in a heartbeat. We want to be the rock for those that are filing a claim.”

Life insurance is an important part of Joseph Giardina’s policies to choose from. He explains how vital it is when you or a loved one passes away, there will be a security to hold on to while healing can commence. When he first started in insurance, he and his brother shared a building where Joseph ran insurance in the front, and his brother ran a construction company in the back.  “One day, I was talking with one of my brother’s employees, who had four children. He was a family man and lived a modest life. I had a tough conversation with him about what would become of his family if something ever happened to him. He listened and agreed that a life insurance policy was the smart thing to have. I sold him a 20-year, $500,000 term policy.”

Unfortunately, about two years later, the man passed away from a tragic accident. “O got to give his widow Sadly, only two years later, the man had a tragic accident and died instantly. “When I attended his wake, I gave his widow a check for $500,000. Although the money would never bring her husband back, she did have financial security, which was badly needed in such a time of sorrow. When you buy life insurance, I firmly believe you are putting your family first ,” Joseph Giardina says.

Joseph Giardina’s service to the Greater Tri-State area and Greenwich, Connecticut. 

For twenty years, Joseph Giardina has been advising clients on how – and why – to choose the best insurance policies for their needs. “I like to think I help people make decisions that will benefit themselves and their families,” Joseph Giardina says. “I meet people at pivotal times of their lives. Some are excited about buying their first home but unsure how to protect their investment. Some are teens who just got a car and are learning the responsibilities that come with it. Others are buying life insurance for their families. No matter the situation, my team and I sit down with each client and help them be sure they know exactly what they are purchasing.”

North Castle Insurance Agency’s extensive life insurance policies

Life insurance is one of the top three policies that Joe’s clients buy. “It’s a very wise decision,” he says, “because while we would all like to live forever, none of us will. What will happen to your loved ones if the worst happens? This is especially important if you are the primary breadwinner or have children, as that story proves.”

North Castle Insurance Agency’s homeowners insurance

If the key to a new home brings the purchaser excitement, then homeowners insurance brings peace of mind. “A home – be it a condo, a house, an RV, or a trailer – is such an enormous investment and responsibility that no one should be without homeowners insurance,” says Joe. “The policies do, unfortunately, contain a lot of complex terms that can make anyone’s eyes cross. Never be afraid to ask us questions at North Castle Insurance Agency. We will do everything we can to help you have a thorough understanding of what you’re purchasing.”

North Castle Insurance Agency’s additional insurance policies 


Additionally, North Castle Insurance Agency offers expertly managed insurance policies for car, umbrella liability, boats/yachts, commercial property, workers’ compensation, and business automobile. “We are a full-service insurance agency for individuals, businesses, and families,” states Joseph Giardina. “We can help you purchase a reliable, reasonably priced policy that fits your situation.”

Joseph Giardina, a trusted insurance expert in the Greater Tri-State area.


Joseph Giardina has been helping individuals, families, and businesses understand and choose insurance policies for the last two decades. He served as the CEO of Metric Records/ Sony/Red/JBR Distribution, President of the Giardina Agency, and President of Ovation Risk Planners. Today he is the President of The Giardina Group as well as The North Castle Insurance Agency. Joseph Giardina also insures the community of Greenwich, Connecticut.


The dedication of Joseph Giardina to both his clients and his industry have earned him numerous awards and respect among his peers. He has been honored seven times with the Allstate Inner Circle Award and ten times with the Allstate Chairman’s Award. He is a fifteen-time winner of Allstate’s Life Leader Award. Joseph Giardina is a member of the Columbus Citizen’s Foundation and the Gala Chairman of the National Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, Inc. He is an Honoree of the Chazz Palminteri Child Reach Foundation.


Joseph Giardina is also still serving the communities of Poundridge, New York, and Waccabuc, New York, with his charity work. He and his family provide 40 hams and 40 turkeys each year for the Westchester Christmas Dinner. He also serves as a Board member for the Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, led by founder Denise Rich.


What may surprise you about him is that he was honored by the Recording Industry Association of America for the sales of more than 1,000,000 copies of the Hollywood Records compact disc “Jonas Brothers.” When asked about how he did it, Joseph Giardina says, “I am very driven professionally. When given a goal, I set my mind to it and just don’t stop until I’ve reached it. I do the same for my own insurance clients.”


Working in insurance is something that changed Joseph Giardina’s life. At North Castle Insurance Agency, he is able to help people that need it the most. “We live to serve, to properly inform, and make our clients feel secure about their policy. Life insurance is one of the best decisions you can make for you and your family. Stop by and chat with us and we can best inform you about your options.”

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