Chuck Newman (Photo: Bruce Apar)

Prominent businessman, fundraiser and donor Charles J. Newman—owner of The Charles J. Newman Company, located at 906 South St. in Peekskill—is being honored by the Westchester County Bar Foundation (WCBF) on Nov. 15 for his years of service and contributions to its Fellowship Program. The testimonial dinner, now in its seventh year, is at the Coveleigh Club at Milton Point in Rye.

Mr. Newman’s co-honoree is the Honorable Alan D. Schenkman, administrative judge for the Ninth Judicial District, in which capacity he has jurisdiction over virtually all of the lower Hudson Valley.

“Chuck has been active with us for many years,” said Anthony J. Enea, Esq., president of WCBF. “He is very generous and very supportive of the Westchester County Bar Foundation and the County Bar Association. For this year’s event, Chuck has donated a cruise on his boat, as well as his usual excellent effort of rounding up friends and colleagues to support our cause.”

Enea added that Chuck Newman “also has been instrumental in saving our Association a significant amount of money with Life and Health Insurance policies.”

The Charles J. Newman Co., LLC, an associate member of the Bar Association, has been a long-time provider of Life and Health Insurance plans for its members. The Peekskill insurance company provides the same service to members of Westchester County Correction Officers Benevolent Association, Westchester County Superior Officers Association, and New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, among other organizations in its portfolio of clients.

The Westchester County Bar Foundation’s annual benefit dinner, which Mr. Enea calls “the primary charitable endeavor of the Foundation,” raises money to finance a two-year fellowship that, in turn, pays the salary of a public interest attorney.

“The Fellowship will enable me to practice immigration law,” said Luis Leon, 2017-19 WCBF Fellow. “Now, more than ever, immigrants need advocates that can adequately and zealously safeguard their rights.”

Luis Leon recently graduated from the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains. This month, he began his Fellowship at The Westchester Hispanic Coalition in White Plains.

Since the WCBF program began in 2007, Mr. Leon is the sixth Fellow, following in the footsteps of those who have provided thousands of hours of legal service to the underprivileged and indigent of Westchester.

“This has been made possible due to the generosity of Westchester’s legal community and its supporters,” Mr. Enea said.

Individual tickets for the Nov. 15 benefit at The Coveleigh Club are $85, which includes a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, dessert and silent auction. For information on registration, sponsorships and silent auction prize donations, visit or contact The Coveleigh Club is located at 459 Stuyvesant Avenue in Rye.

About the Charles J. Newman Company
Chuck Newman is in his 25th year as a licensed insurance broker. A longtime resident of Yorktown, his independent agency, The Charles J. Newman Company—located at 906 South St. in Peekskill—insures more than 150 businesses and has written close to 3,000 insurance policies, totaling $15 million in annual premiums.

Among Chuck’s specialties are managing employee benefits and health coverage for non-profit and for-profit organizations, and individual disability and life insurance coverage. He is dedicated to the management of risk to protect and provide for individuals and families. His goal is to allow people to continue the lifestyle they have worked hard to achieve, regardless of unexpected circumstances that may arise. Mr. Newman also is co-founder of Networking Professionals of Westchester. He can be booked as a guest speaker at no cost or obligation to talk about any insurance topic, or about networking.

Chuck can be contacted by phone at 914-345-1000 or by email at For more information, visit

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