Leslie Lawrence | Senior Advisor, Private Clients

J. W. Allen Insurance Brokers | JWALLENCO.COM


About: Leslie is a personal risk advisor with J.W. Allen, a family owned boutique property and casualty insurance brokerage based in Manhattan serving clients in the tri-state area and beyond. She works with individuals and families to protect their wealth, assets and lifestyle by understanding their unique needs and risk philosophy and designing a program to best meets those needs.  Leslie provides the personalized and customized service that gives her clients confidence and peace of mind.

Raised in the U.S. and England, Leslie attended Barnard College in New York City before returning to London for 5 years. Her career focused on working closely with people - from resolving customer issues at News UK, to relationship and team management at Mercer HR and ADP. She took time off to raise two boys, and get involved in her community in Rowayton, Connecticut where she served as President of the Elementary School PTA and then as President of the Board of Shakespeare on the Sound. In 2014 Leslie joined the family firm - J.W. Allen and in 2017, completed her Chartered Personal Risk and Insurance Advisor (CPRIA) designation from the Personal Risk Management Association.

In her spare time, Leslie can be found reading, traveling, and seeking out stories from strangers. She's an active participant of The Nantucket Project's Neighborhood project for which she is a conversation host.

Specialties: Leslie specializes in working with successful individuals and families seeking customized solutions for their personal insurance needs. She focuses on working with families looking for a high level of service with a premiere insurance provider. She enjoys getting to know her clients and providing the personal attention that gives them the confidence that their needs are being met.

Quote: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

Connect: Contact Leslie at or at (212) 227-6875, or visit her website below!

member since july 2018