NFP Enters Multi-year Partnership with the New York Islanders

As an official partner of the National Hockey League team, company advances community impact in the New York metropolitan area.

October 25, 2022


NEW YORK – October 25, 2022NFP, a leading property and casualty broker and benefits consultant, today announced a multiyear partnership with the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders in the Corporate Property & Casualty/Personal Risk Insurance category. Sharing a strong commitment to the community and longstanding New York roots, NFP and the Islanders will work together to drive progress in the metropolitan area.

“Partnering with the New York Islanders, an organization with a storied history in the NHL and a fantastic legacy in New York, is exciting for our organization and advances our community engagement efforts,” said Eric Boester, NFP’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “Like NFP, the Islanders care so much about the New York community, and we appreciate being able to collaborate in ways that align our shared focus on helping people and expanding opportunities.”

The partnership launch coincides with the team’s 50th anniversary celebration to be held throughout the 2022-23 season at UBS Arena at Belmont Park. The $1.1 billion multi-purpose, state of the art venue is the permanent home of the Islanders and hosts more than 150 major events annually. The venue delivers an unmatched live entertainment experience, including clear sightlines and premier acoustics.

In addition to NFP branding in UBS Arena, NFP is the presenting sponsor of the “Teacher of the Month” award, which recognizes exceptional educators in the area. NFP will also seek to engage with the Islanders on other initiatives that bring people together and enhance lives.

“As we kick off our 50th Anniversary season, the New York Islanders are excited to be partnering with NFP as we elevate our collective impact in the New York area,” said Liz Wallace, vice president of Partnership Marketing for the Islanders. “We appreciate NFP’s focus on the well-being of its employees, clients and communities, and with aligned values, we are working to make a meaningful difference together.”

The Islanders are part of NFP’s diverse sponsorship portfolio, which also includes two Major League Soccer clubs, Austin FC and MLS Cup champion New York City FC, PGA Tour professionals Jim Furyk and Darren Clarke, Rugby Canada, and Palm Beach North Athletic Foundation. In addition, Islanders’ alumnus and hockey legend Pat LaFontaine serves as an ambassador for NFP’s Sports and Entertainment Group.

About NFP

NFP is a leading property and casualty broker and benefits consultant that provides solutions enabling client success through the expertise of over 7,000 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions. NFP is the 9th best place to work for large employers in insurance, 7th largest privately-owned broker, 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue and 13th largest broker of US business (all rankings according to Business Insurance).

About the New York Islanders
Founded in 1972 and celebrating their 50th Anniversary season, the New York Islanders Hockey Club is the proud winner of four Stanley Cup Championships and a record nineteen consecutive playoff series victories. The Islanders have had nine members inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and the team plays in the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference.

The Islanders Children’s Foundation helps countless youngsters in need around the world. Donations are raised through the efforts of Islanders’ players, management, and employees, along with Isles fans and partners.

UBS Arena at Belmont Park opened in November 2021 and is the team’s new home, and the state of the art / newest arena in the National Hockey League.