About Us

Jane Ahrens

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Upstate New York business owner and entrepreneur, Jane Ahrens, founded the Ahrens Benefits Company in 2008 to serve small businesses and individuals with their health insurance needs. With a 25-year background in public school teaching, Jane uses this experience to clearly explain complicated insurance jargon to her clients. Jane’s passion is helping seniors navigate the complex maze of Medicare plan offerings. Over the past ten years, Jane has built a team of passionate Medicare advisors who believe in Jane’s core statement, “We believe in caring for others as we do our own.”

Jane is a member of The National Association of Benefits and Insurance Professionals, and several local Chambers of Commerce including Greater Rochester, Greece, Gates-Chili, and Spencerport.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: AZ, FL, KY, MI, NC, NH, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
    Certified Healthcare Reform and Affordable Care Act Professional, NY
    MS in Health Education
 

 

Tina Scahill

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Tina joined the Ahrens Benefits Company in 2015. With her background in teaching, Tina clearly educates her clients about the complexities of the ever-changing healthcare arena. Tina serves the community through her membership in the National Association of Benefits and Insurance Western NY Chapter.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
    Certified Healthcare Reform and Affordable Care Act Professional, NY
    MS in Education
 

 

Carrie Wood

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Carrie has worked in the health insurance industry as a group administrator for the last 15 years. In addition to working with small employer groups, Carrie recently began working with Medicare clients as well. Carrie knows how to get the answers that often frustrate business owners who do not have the time to spend time on the phone with the insurance companies.

Carrie serves the broader community through her membership with the National Association of Benefits and Insurance Western NY Chapter.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans
    BA’s in History and Social Studies
 

 

Niccolo Monachino

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Niccolo joined the Ahrens Benefits Company in 2021. He brings 15 years of professional leadership experience with several companies including: Paychex, JP Morgan Chase, and Yahoo. His customer focus and reliability serve his clients well as he works to ensure they are informed and cared for.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
 

 

Brenda Foster

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Brenda began working with Medicare clients in 2018 and has developed a passion for helping her senior clients choose the plan most beneficial to them, as well as helping them throughout the year with their questions and issues that arise. Brenda is located in the Spencerport area and during the Annual Enrollment Period has a satellite office located in the village.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
 

 

Diane Pusateri, CIC

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Diane found her passion in the insurance industry after her successful career in retail department store management for many years. Helping families and business owners with their insurance needs is excited to have expanded into helping Medicare clients as well. Excellent customer service and helping you understand your insurance needs and coverages is very important to Diane. A NY State Agent/broker in personal, commercial, life insurance and Medicare, please Email or call her today to see how she may help you and your family!

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
    State Insurance Broker for Commerical, Personal Lines, Property and Casualty: NY
    Certified Insurance Counselor with the Society of Insurance Counselors
    Associate Degree in Retail and Mid-Management
 

 

Dawn Hoefler

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Dawn Hoefler joined Ahrens Benefits Company in 2019 as our administrative assistant. It will be Dawn’s smiling face and helpful demeanor who will greet you whether you call in or visit us in person.

Office Locations

Find a Rochester NY Location Near You

 

East Side Location:

70 Linden Oaks Dr. Ste. 300
Rochester, NY 14625

 585-601-5000

 Mon-Thurs - 10:00am - 4:00pm

 

West Side Location:

2800 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14616

 585-601-5000

 Mon-Thurs - 10:00am - 4:00pm

 

During the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period
of October 15th – December 7th, we have two additional locations:
By Appointmen Only

 

Coming Soon

 

Churchville Location:

By Appointment Only

42 S. Main St. Suite F
Churchville, NY 14428

 585-685-2089

 Mon-Thurs - 10:00am - 4:00pm