Frank Raffone of East Northport has been promoted to lead a State Farm agency in Port Jefferson Station. He was a State Farm sales leader for Queens and then western Suffolk County.


Hammid Firoozeh of Dix Hills is the new portfolio analyst at Mark J. Snyder Financial Services Inc. in Medford. He worked at Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. in Melville and as chief operating officer at Conrad Capital Management Inc. in Islandia.

Andrew Chase of Jericho has joined Development Corp. for Israel/Israel Bonds in Manhattan as executive director for the New York region. He was executive director of global equities at Instinet LLC in London and then covered institutions and hedge funds in Manhattan.


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Teresa Ergul of Mastic has been installed as president of the Suffolk County Association of School Nurses. She is a school nurse at Moriches Elementary.

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