Mike Rodriguez is the Principal Owner/Founder of First Insurance of Florida. Mike is deeply rooted in the Cooper City community. Upon graduating from Cooper City High School, and starring on the national ranked baseball team, he was awarded a baseball scholarship from the University of Miami. Mike was a starting outfielder for two NCAA National Champion teams and was given the opportunity to play professional baseball for the Houston Astros after being drafted in the 2nd round of the MLB draft. After a 9-year professional career Mike went back to enroll in the Wayne Huizenga school of Business at Nova Southeastern University to earn a degree in Business Administration.
Mike equates the success of his agency to dedication, hard work, perseverance, excellent teamwork, and focused attention to detail. All in which he learned throughout his experience on the baseball diamond.
Mike is married to Christina and has a son, Kaidence. Mike coaches/mentors High School baseball players, enjoys playing golf, community service, and currently resides in Davie, FL.
Contact Mike at Mike@firstinsuranceofflorida.com
Jay brings over 26 years of insurance experience to the agency. He began his career with State Farm in 1990 in the claims department in Miami, handling everything from Property Damage, No Fault, and Bodily Injury claims. Jay also had an intrinsic part in working with policy holders during Hurricane Andrew. Later in his career he was promoted the Special Investigative Unit, and was responsible for forming a Task Force involving the FBI and the Department of Insurance Fraud to combat medical fraud. After State Farm, Jay began his career as an Independent Insurance Agent, obtaining his General Lines Insurance License and his Life, Health, and Annuity License. Jay has a deep knowledge of Personal Automobile and Home Insurance, and prides himself on spending a significant amount of time educating clients on their policies and coverages, so our clients fully understand what they are covered for. Jay also specializes in Commercial Insurance policies for small to medium size businesses.
Jay has been married for 24 years to his lovely wife Susan, and they have three wonderful boys. Although Jay is a devout Gator Fan, he has added the University of Michigan Wolverines as a new favorite team, as his eldest son is now a freshman at Michigan. Jay makes it a point to provide the ultimate in Customer Service, which mirrors our agency’s philosophy. We are also proud of the fact that Jay is a military veteran, having served in the United States Air Force.
Contact Jay at Jayr@firstinsuranceofflorida.com
Alycia Sada has been the Administrative Assistant for First Insurance of Florida since March 2016. Prior to moving to south Florida, Alycia managed a jewelry/accessory boutique in Ocala, Florida while she attended the University of Florida. She graduated with honors from UF in May of 2015 with a Bachelors in History.
Alycia has been happily married to the love of her life, Alex Sada, since January 2015. They moved to south Florida August of 2015 so that Alex could start working for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Both Alex and Alycia grew up in the tri-county area and are very happy to be back down here with family and friends.
Alycia grew up in a small family and married into a (very) large family. She loves them all dearly. During her time off from work she enjoys spending time with all of them. And, if there is a Marlins, Dolphins, Canes, Heat or Panther’s game on, chances are they are all watching it or attending it.
Alycia loves traveling and trying new things. She loves food, cooking with her husband, and trying almost any kind of new food. She loves all things nautical - anchors, seahorses, seashells, the ocean, starfish, etc. A day at the beach is Alycia’s favorite kind of day. She enjoys listening and dancing to almost any kind of music. She is a huge fan of Netflix and has watched several series that she loved!
Contact Alycia at Alycia@firstinsuranceofflorida.com
Juan epitomizes integrity , energy, hard work, and service in every detail of your insurance transaction. Juan grew up in Cali, Colombia moved to the US when he was just a teenager. he's currently a Junior at Florida Atlantic university pursuing a major in business.
Juan began his career in Insurance in 2011 as Personal lines CSR/ Agent for Allstate Insurance Company, in 2012 he was promoted to Assistant Manager where he worked for about 4 years.
Juan left Allstate insurance in 2015 to start with First Insurance of Florida /GIA insurance group as an Insurance Advisor because he wanted to specialize in different markets and products within the insurance business.
Juan is an active member of his church where he coaches soccer for kids and is a youth leader in his community. He loves spending time with his family.
Contact Juan at Juan@firstinsuranceofflorida.com
First Insurance of Florida is a professional organization dedicated to providing clients with the best insurance solution possible while striving to make every interaction a positive experience. Here's what some of our clients have to say:
It isn't everyday that I endorse someone, so please understand how passionate I feel about this young man. Michael Rodriguez, my new insurance agent, just saved Steve and I a whole lot of money on our auto, home, and flood insurance. The coverage he provided was the same as our old, and in the home coverage better for less money.
Keep your eye on this website! This company will give you updates on latest insurance updates and how to save on insurance premiums. Michael is truly professional and does his best using his knowledge to accommodate all your needs.
Michael was a wonderful and efficient sales agent. I highly recommend his services. He saved me quite a lot of money and was wonderful to deal with.