Sal Filippelli, FIC, MDRT

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Sal Filippelli, FIC, MDRT

Sal Filippelli is a Knights of Columbus Advisor with the Abbate Agency, serving brother Knights and their families in Richmond, Petersburg, Chester, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Sandston, Highland Springs, Ashland, Ladysmith, Bumpass, Rushers Glen, Louisa and Danville Virginia.

Sal has been a member of the Knights of Columbus for over two decades, and became an Advisor for the Order in April of 2017. Sal says, “This career provides the opportunity to combine my faith, volunteerism and income all in one. I am able to help my fellow Knights and their families prepare for their financial futures.”

Originally from Queens, New York, Sal earned a BS degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Salisbury State University. He also participated in many certificate programs in sales, sales management, management and operations, HR, recruiting, and Dale Carnegie programs. 

Prior to becoming an Advisor, Sal enjoyed a 20-year career in the lawn care industry, holding positions in sales management, branch employment coordinator, customer service manager, and retention manager. 

Sal is married to his wife of 34 years, Rosemary, who is in the financial department for Henrico Company. They have four adult children: Nicolas, Jessica, Daniel, and William. Sal and Rosemary are parishioners at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where they volunteer time by participating in many of the church activities and socials. Sal is a member of Fr. Robert W. McDonald Council #395. 

Becoming an owner

Get you and your family exclusive access to top-quality products from a financially strong* and ethically sound life insurer.**

We have no stockholders taking our profits, as a nonprofit religious organization we have certain tax advantages, have 40 years of A+ or higher ratings by AM Best, and are listed on the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list. Our profits go back into our “owners” policies and they grow, every year. Becoming an owner means becoming a full part of the vision and taking care of your family with solid Catholic investments through our life insurance, retirement planning, estate planning, long term care insurance, and/or disability insurance programs.

I can offer you free insurance needs analysis, advice on estate preservation and mortgage protection, retirement planning, tax-deferred savings options, discussion of disability income and long-term care needs, free Catholic personal planning resources and much more.

Furthermore, one of the most important services that we offer is the assistance given to the widows and children of our members. I can offer help in the filing of all insurance claims, retirement benefits, employer benefits and more.  I can also keep you abreast of scholarship opportunities. Learn more about the advantages of ownership today!

For more than 130 years, the Knights of Columbus Insurance program has carried on the vision of its founder, Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, by protecting hundreds of thousands of Catholic families.

Today, we have more than $110 billion of life insurance in force, and nearly 1,500 full-time brother agents. We are – first and foremost – a Catholic business. We will not invest in companies that deal in abortions and abortifacients, pornography, and other lines of business that violate Church teaching. We invest ethically, and give generously.

*As of 1/12/18, rated A+, Superior for Financial Strength by A.M. Best. **Named a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute.

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The Filippelli Practice

1243 Gateway Centre Pkwy
Richmond, VA 23235

Hours: M-Th: 9am – 5pm, Fri: 9am-12pm