About Our Team
Dean Mortilla, AAI, AU
President, NIP Specialty Brokerage, LLC
Mr. Mortilla has been with NIP Specialty Brokerage since its inception in 2004 when he joined the team as Senior Broker. Promoted to President in January 2009, Mr. Mortilla is a market leader known for his superior brokerage skills and passion for excellence. In his five years with NIP Specialty, Mr. Mortilla has significantly contributed to the company’s growth and evolution, and has been instrumental in building a solid business foundation for the company. With over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mortilla has extensive knowledge of the business, holding a P&C, Life, Accident & Health Brokers License, as well as various Excess Line Broker Licenses. He is degreed in the Advisory of Insurance and holds an Associate Degree in Commercial Underwriting from the Insurance Institute of America.
Barry S. Weiner, CIC, AAI
Vice President, NIP Specialty Brokerage
Mr. Weiner started his insurance career in 1983 as a retail insurance broker writing all lines of coverage (but specializing in commercial insurance for main street America). In 2001, Mr. Weiner decided to shift gears and try his hand as a wholesale insurance broker specializing in hard to place excess and surplus lines business. Initially, Mr. Weiner concentrated in writing casualty classes such as products liability, professional liability, complex construction accounts and excess liability for transportation risks. In 2003, Mr. Weiner began his concentration in writing inland marine type coverage for heavy construction equipment such as cranes, concrete pumping trucks, etc. This concentration has grown substantially over the past ten years. Now, Mr. Weiner is considered by many to be an expert in understanding the needs (and protecting the needs) of those in the transportation and construction industries.
His specialties now include: Motor Truck Cargo, Vehicle Physical Damage, Warehouse Legal Liability, Trip Transit Floaters, Contractor’s Equipment Policies, Builder’s Risk Policies, Scheduled Article Floaters, Stock Throughput Policies.
Assistant Vice President, NIP Specialty Brokerage, LLC
NIP Specialty Senior Broker Ms. Dolinac has over 25 years experience in the insurance industry, both in underwriting and wholesale operations. Her career has focused on casualty placement with a concentration in the construction industry. Prior to joining NIP, Ms. Dolinac held an account executive position in a large national brokerage company and before that worked in senior underwriting positions with CNA. She is a casualty specialist with experience in the communications and manufacturing sectors as well as construction, and is also knowledgeable in professional liability and loss sensitive programs for multi-line coverages.