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The IPA Brokerage Mission

International Planning Alliance has been putting the needs of clients first since 1999. That includes you, our valued broker partners.

Our philosophy of doing the right thing for clients is strengthened by the depth of knowledge and leadership of our founders, Gerald Clericuzio and David Alter. Their unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, and professionalism drive us every day.

Our “Why” is simple: Position you as a trusted professional to your clients by way of industry-leading Life Insurance and Disability Income Insurance products. How can our “Why” help position your clients for success?

Financial Strength

Financial Strength

We are stronger for our clients through our affiliation with Guardian.

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We Are Prepared

We Are Prepared

Years of experience have prepared us to stand firm during unforeseen circumstances.

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What Sets Us Apart

What Sets Us Apart

Our Life, DI, and LTC Rider products, highly competitive payouts, and exceptional team position you for success.

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Meet the IPA Brokerage Team

We bring over 100 years of industry experience, knowledge and dedication to customer service to every conversation. We invite you to reach out and get to know our seasoned brokerage professionals.

Barbara Gelber

Vice President of Brokerage


Barbara is a Disability Income Specialist working with brokers to help their clients protect their income.

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Brenda S. Feller

Disability Operations Support

(973) 396-1954

Brenda has been supporting IPA and it's agents since 1997. She is extremely knowledgeable in Disability insurance and is available to run proposals for all agents and brokers. P&C and Health Licensed

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David R. Alter, CLU

Chief Executive Officer, General Agent

(973) 244-4420

David R. Alter is the Chief Executive Officer of International Planning Alliance, LLC. As second generation business owner, he has been employed in this industry since 1981 and is currently responsible for overseeing all aspects of the...

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David Radansky

Vice President of Life and Disability Insurance Brokerage



David has thirty-five years of experience in the insurance business, thirty of which have been with Guardian. He began his Guardian career with Alter & Co., the predecessor of International Planning Alliance, LLC. He has recently...

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Domingo Rodriguez, LUTCF

Vice President of Life and Disability Brokerage

(973) 396-1955

Domingo Rodriguez has over 25 years of solid financial services and underwriting experience in the insurance industry. As a Disability Income Specialist and VP of Life and Disability Brokerage, Domingo works with professional insurance...

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Gerald J Clericuzio, CLU, ChFC

Chairman, General Agent

Jerry Clericuzio entered the insurance industry immediately following his graduation from Vanderbilt University in 1971 and discharging his active duty obligation in the U.S. Army National Guard. With over 40 years of experience, he...

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Howard A.Udoff, RHU, CLTC

Senior Vice President of Brokerage

Howard attended the University of Maryland, and graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He joined The Paul Revere Insurance Group in 1979 as a Brokerage Representative. In 1982, Howard was appointed Sales...

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John R. Gerard, LUTCF, CLTC

Vice President of Disability and Long Term Care Brokerage



John began his insurance career in 1984 as a Bodily Injury Claims Adjuster with the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. This perspective has allowed him to help Advisors/Producers/Clients recognize the importance of contractual language...

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Linda Bellofatto

Director of Operations, Administrative Assistant to Gerald J. Clericuzio, CLU, ChFC, Chairman

Linda Bellofatto joined The Clericuzio Agency of The Guardian 20 years ago in Metro Park, NJ. Upon the merger and formation of International Planning Alliance, LLC, she remained Executive Assistant to Jerry Clericuzio. In addition, she...

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Maddie Martin

Policy Service Administrator



Maddie Martin joined International Planning Alliance,LLLC in the role of Policy Service Administrator on June 11, 2019. Maddie Martin reports directly to Anju Sharma and assists with administration of orphans, policy owner service,...
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Meta DiPietro

Director Of Sales Support, Life Brokerage

(973) 244-4420

Meta DiPietro was with The Clericuzio Agency prior to the merger of International Planning Alliance, LLC. She has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. She specializes in advanced case design, intercompany competitive...

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