Eugene graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York in May of 2000 with a degree in Marine Transportation, and received a commission as an Officer in the United States Naval Reserve. Upon graduation, Eugene put his degree and coast guard license to good use sailing around the world as an Officer with Military Sealift Command in support of U.S. Naval Operations.
In December 2003, Eugene was recruited to New York Life by a fellow Merchant Marine Academy Alumnus. Eugene became an agent in the Long Island General Office and was a top producer qualifying for Executive Council* in 2004 and 2005 working the Pension Max market with the NYPD and NYFD.
In October 2006, Eugene was promoted to Partner in the Long Island General Office where he offered new agents the opportunity for a fulfilling career with New York Life. In September 2009, Eugene was promoted to Senior Partner, and in 2012 he was promoted once again to Corporate Vice President of the Pacific Agencies.
Eugene and his wife Regina have been married for 14 years and have a 10 year old boy, Jack and an 8 year old girl, Ava.
*A company award that recognizes agents who achieve case rate and commission milestones.