Anthony Kammas, president of Skyline Risk Management Inc., a New York based insurance company that specializes in construction and real estate insurance, was recently elected secretary of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York Inc., at a meeting of the association's board of directors at PIANY's headquarters in Glenmont, N.Y.

An active member of PIANY, Kammas serves as chairperson of the Government Affairs Committee. He also is a member of the Company/Industry Relations Committee and the National Flood Insurance Program subcommittee. Kammas also is an ex-officio member of the associations New York City Advisory Council. PIANY is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.

"It is an honor to be part of this organization, and I look forward to contributing to its growth in the years to come," said Kammas. "The PIA has opened many doors, helping us take our business to the next level."

Skyline Risk Management, based in Flushing, New York,  is licensed in nine states and territories including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Florida.  During 2015 in New York City new construction costs for residential projects grew to an all time high of $18-billion, almost double from the $10-billion in 2014 of which Skyline procured insurance for almost $1-billion of the cost in 2015.