P.J. Demarie, III, CLU, ChFC

P.J. Demarie, III, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC® is a lifetime resident of Covington, Louisiana. He is the oldest in a family of 7 children. He graduated from St. Paul's High School in 1974 and entered Louisiana State University. While at LSU, he was an LSU cheerleader and a member of the LSU gymnastics team. P.J. graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 1980. Graduated with CLU® (chartered life underwriter) designation from The American College in 2001. Graduated with ChFC® (chartered financial consultant) designation from The American College in 2002).


P.J. then became a Drilling Engineer with Gulf Oil Company for 7 years. The majority of this time was spent overseas in Africa in oil and gas exploration operations, managing a drilling budget of $50 million dollars per year. When Chevron Oil Company purchased Gulf Oil Company in 1987, P.J. was faced with a decision to relocate to California or find another job.


In 1987 a friend of the family offered him an opportunity to stay near home and get into the insurance business and PJ became an agent for New York Life. He has been:


  • A recipient of the National Quality Award 1990 to 1994 and 1996 to 2001
  • Appointed as Chairman of the Florida Parishes Association of Life Underwriters Ethics Committee in 1988 and Chairman of Governmental Affairs in 1997
  • Qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table 1989 to 1991, 1993, 1994 and 1998 to 2011. MDRT is recognized as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales and performance.


P.J. has published financial articles in numerous professional association newsletters.

His civic activities include:


2001                       Member of Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries Committee to choose the 2002 Louisiana Duck Stamp

1987-Present           Ducks Unlimited (held state offices with Ducks Unlimited from 1990 through 2001, when he was the Louisiana State Chairman – currently trustee emeriti for D.U.)

                1990-Present           Member, Northshore Estate Planning Council (President in 1998)      

                1991-1993               Elected to Board of Directors of Chamber of Commerce

 1998-2000               Member of Money Hill Country Club Board of Directors

                1980-Present           Member L.S.U. Alumni Association

 1980-Present           Member Tiger Athletic Foundation

 1980-Present           Member of Tammany Tigers (Board Member 1994-1997)

 1987-Present           Member of St. Paul's Alumni Association

                1987-Present           Member American Association of Drilling Engineers

                1988-1991               Junior Achievement Instructor

                1998-Present           Lifetime Member of National Rifle Association

                2005-Present           Member board of directors of La. Rural Health Services Corp.

                2007-2017           Member of the Nautilus Group*





His greatest accomplishment has been his 38-plus year marriage to Theresa. They have two sons, three daughters, and nine grandchildren.



"Life Is A Race,

To A Greater Place,

Be A Winner

Every Day, In Every Way,

And In The Ultimate Race,

Don't Compromise What It Takes,

To Get To The Ultimate Place!" 

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