Our Team

Thomas Cohn Associates' highly experienced staff provides support during all phases of the client relationship, including underwriting, policy delivery, and ongoing maintenance and support. The team's personalized and thorough approach ensures long-term satisfaction and the delivery of the best solutions for clients.


Steve Midgley, AFR, Director of Sales and Service, has 25 years’ industry experience, 22 on staff. He manages the sales and client service areas. Steve works with Tom and Jake on strategy and product ideas, provides product analysis and illustrations, and is instrumental in creating and presenting proposals. In addition, he manages the new policy and policy owner service teams, and works with advisors and clients to answer technical questions about policies and procedures. steven.midgley@nm.com  314-571-7900 x103

John Dack, Associate Financial Representative, has 3 years on staff. John’s main areas of focus are investment operations and compiling analyses/proposals for prospective clients. He also works directly with clients to gather financial data, answer questions, and manage their account requests. john.dack@nm.com  212-867-8989

Cindy Harris, Underwriting Coordinator, has 38 years’ industry experience, 9 on staff. She is responsible for timely advancement of clients’ new policies through the underwriting process. Cindy is our liaison to insurance companies, clients, and other parties involved in the process to put new policies in place. cindy.s.harris@nm.com 314-571-7900 x109

Patty Heininger, FLMI, CLU, Client Service Specialist, has 37 years’ industry experience, 33 on staff. She is responsible for policy owner service, policy data management, and advocating for clients with insurance companies. patty.heininger@nm.com 314-571-7900 x102

Kim Jarrett, ACS, Office Manager and Case Design Assistant, has 26 years’ industry experience, 21 on staff. She is responsible for the office and facilities, and ensures that we meet compliance guidelines. In addition, Kim provides technical and operational support for underwriting and policy owner service. kimberly.jarrett@nm.com 314-571-7900 x112


Kim Kent, Director of Marketing and Communications, has 38 years’ industry experience, 11 on staff. She manages the marketing and communication areas. Kim works with Tom and Jake to develop and implement marketing strategy and has primary responsibility for managing communication with clients, advisors and the public at large. Kim also manages the marketing team and oversees internal communications practices. kim.kent@nm.com 314-571-7900 x104

Michelle Burger, Marketing and Sales Specialist, has 23 years’ industry experience, 20 on staff. She is responsible for efficiently managing Tom’s and Jake’s schedules to maximize opportunities to interact with clients and their advisors. She is also a member of the sales and marketing team, providing operational support in our work with clients, advisors and other agents. michelle.burger@nm.com 314-571-7900 x101

Kati Johnson, Receptionist and Office Assistant, 2 years on staff. As receptionist, she is our firm’s “manager of first impressions,” and provides general staff support. kati.johnson@nm.com 314-571-7900 x100



Thomas J Cohn, ChFC®, CLU®, CAP®
Financial Advisor

Thomas Cohn Associates

  • Office 314-571-7900
  • Mobile 314-496-8458

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