Compasspoint Insurance was founded
by Jeffrey Smith and Heywood (Woody) Orenstein.
Heywood (Woody) Orenstein
Woody grew up a native Long Islander. He holds an AA from Suffolk Community College as well as a BA and MA from Southeastern Louisiana University. After graduating with his MA, Mr. Orenstein worked as an Adjunct Instructor at Coppin State College in Baltimore Md. He moved back to Long Island and started his business career in the securities industry where he earned the Series 7, 63, 24, 4, 65, and 53 licenses. As well as his LAH & P&C insurance licenses. He is an active member of the Jamesport Fire Department and President of the Riverhead Kiwanis Club. He has been married to his wife Lorraine for 19 years and enjoys spending time stand up paddle boarding with his children Joe and Brooke.
Jeffrey also grew up a native Long Islander . After graduating from high school he served in the United States Marine Corps. After returning to civilian life, Jeffrey earned a BS degree in History and a minor in business administration from St. Joseph’s College. He has held position of deposition clerk at a large insurance defense law firm in Nassau County. Three years later in 2003 he took a position handling subrogation insurance recoveries for Subrogation Partners in Farmingville, NY. In 2005 Jeffrey joined Allstate Insurance Company and opened an agency in Manorville, NY. In 2010 he left Allstate to start an independent insurance brokerage – CompassPoint Insurance Services Inc.. He holds P&C, LAH insurance licenses, and membership with Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York. . Jeffrey is fun loving and enjoys spending his free time golfing and traveling, and especially enjoys quality time with family and friends.
Compasspoint Insurance is an independent agency with strong customer and community ties.
As an independent agency we are able to place business with over one hundred companies, providing a match between our clients needs and the insurance carrier that fits you best.
Our home office is located in Ronkonkoma, NY
With a partner office Jamesport NY next to the Elbow Room on Main Road.