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!" 

Copyright © 2003 by P.J.  Demarie, III, CLU, ChFC


Philbert Demarie is an agent licensed to sell insurance through New York Life Insurance Company and may be licensed with various other independent unaffiliated insurance companies in the states of AL, AR (AR Insurance License #W/CLB1212720), AZ, CA (CA Insurance License #704818), CO, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NV, NY, OK, TN, TX, UT, and VA. No insurance business may be conducted outside the states referenced.

Philbert Demarie is a Registered Representative of and offers securities products & services through NYLIFE Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, a licensed insurance agency, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, 634 Village Ln N Ste 201, Mandeville, LA, 70471, 985-674-3744. In this regard, this communication is strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, KY, LA, MS, NV, TN, and TX. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside the specific states referenced.

Philbert Demarie is also a Financial Adviser with Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, offering advisory services in the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, KY, LA, MS, NV, TN, and TX. As such, these services are strictly intended for individuals residing in the states referenced.

Neither New York Life Insurance Company nor its agents or affiliates provide tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, or accounting professional before making any decisions.​