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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Celeste Carey


Celeste Carey is the principal of The Celeste Carey Agency, Inc. founded in Greenvale, NY in 1993.

She began her insurance career in 1982, in the commercial accounts Department with Liberty Mutual Insurance company, an underwriter for National commercial risks with Continental Insurance Company and a processing manager with Amerisure Insurance.

Celeste is a graduate of SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Marketing.

Celeste strives to secure quality personalized insurance programs for both personal and business insurance clients. Tailoring coverage with competitive rates as well as a detailed analysis of risks and implementing cost saving insurance programs.

Ed Carey

Licensed Sales & Service

Ed Carey is a licensed personal/commercial and Life associate of the Celeste Carey Agency.

After graduating from the Buffalo University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Ed began his career with Shearson Lehman, Prudential and as an Independent Financial Advisor.

Ed has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry. Additionally, he prides himself on maintaining client relationships with sound insurance advise.

David Massa

Licensed Sales & Service

David Massa is a personal/commercial and Life Associate of the Celeste Carey Agency. David is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography.

Before joining the agency, David was a licensed auto damage adjuster and is well versed in claims and coverage.

David goes over and above to provide excellent customer service to both our personal and commercial clients and has an outstanding knowledge of coverages that enable the clients to obtain the best insurance program suited to their individual needs.

Lisa Peace

Licensed Sales & Service

Lisa Peace is a licensed personal/commercial lines associate of the Celeste Carey Agency. Lisa is a graduate of Long Island University, CW Post with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.

She began her insurance career in 1988 with Allstate Insurance Company as a customer service representative.

In 1994 Lisa joined the Celeste Carey Agency for 10 years and has rejoined the team in 2022.

Lisa’s background and experience provides expert insurance advise to our insureds.