Visit our office in the heart of East Hampton on Main Street for all your insurance needs. With deep roots in the Hamptons dating back to 1875, we serve clients nationally and internationally, offering insurance as exceptional as the people who live and work on the East End. We have the depth of knowledge you’d expect from the area’s preeminent experts.
Frederick W. Ritz III(631) 907-3114 firstname.lastname@example.orgVP Private Client GroupSouthampton
Frederick has insurance in his veins. The son of the founder of Ritz Insurance, he has been with Dayton, Ritz + Osborne since 1991.
Frederick graduated from St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in Political Science. Early in his career he was a bond broker at J J Kenny Company in New York City.
Frederick has been President of the Lions Club of Bridgehampton and served on the board of the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. He has held senior leadership positions in numerous other organizations.
His personal interests include golf, skiing and tennis. Frederick and his wife live in Water Mill and have two daughters and a son.
George Yates(631) 907-3100 email@example.comPresidentEast Hampton
Since 1981 George has played a major role at Dayton, Ritz + Osborne, serving as President since 1991. Born and raised in Grove City, Ohio, George graduated from Harvard University where he received his B.A. and played basketball.
He is founder and past President of the East Hampton Business Alliance and a Board Member of The Nature Conservancy of Long Island for 24 years. George has served on the Board of Guild Hall for more than 30 years.
He describes himself as “an average but passionate” golfer and has played on courses around the world – including Scotland, Ireland, Australia and Egypt.
Married more than 40 years, George and his wife have one daughter.
Jeff Brown(631) 907-3103 firstname.lastname@example.orgVP – Commercial LinesEast Hampton
Jeff has an exceptional understanding of commercial insurance and has been with Dayton, Ritz + Osborne since 1998. He holds a B.A. in Business Management from Lynchburg College in Virginia and is a Certified Insurance Counselor.
Devoted to community service, Jeff has been deeply involved for many years with the East Hampton Neighborhood House, an organization created to benefit young children and their families. He’s also active in the Sag Harbor Booster Foundation and is a member of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Fire Department.
Jeff is an avid golfer and skier. He and his wife live in Sag Harbor, have two sons and one very active Golden Retriever.
John McGuirk(631) 907-3102 email@example.comVP Sales/ Marketing,East Hampton
A native of East Hampton, John has been with Dayton, Ritz + Osborne since 1989. He graduated in 1986 from Saint Joseph’s College in Maine with a B.A. degree.
John is passionate about the community. He has been both President and Board Chair of the East Hampton Village Preservation Society, he has served on the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals and has been a Trustee of both the East Hampton Historical Society and the East Hampton Library.
In his free time John enjoys a round of golf, indoor cycling and relaxing on the beach or in his backyard.
John and his wife live in East Hampton and have two sons.