Vetted Vendor Partners

SSVMS’ Vetted Vendors are trusted partners of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Each business has gone through an application process and provided multiple physician references that can attest to their satisfaction with the business. SSVMS’ Vetted Vendors are dedicated to offering special services or discounts to SSVMS member physician on various products and services designed to accommodate the business needs of physicians.

Cooperative of American Physicians

Cooperative of American Physicians

CAP is a unique medical malpractice liability cooperative whose core product—the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT)—provides medical professional liability protection to over 12,000 of California’s finest physicians. In addition to better malpractice protection and benefits, CAP offers practice resources and risk management tools to help you thrive during this transformational time in healthcare. To access this resource, contact Megan Sharpe, Physician Relations Manager at (916) 452-2671 or

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HUB International

HUB International’s Sacramento Healthcare Specialists offer a comprehensive range of Business and Personal Insurance products and services. SSVMS member physicians will receive the following discounts:

  • 5% Commission Credit off the standard commission of 15% for all property and casualty insurance placements.  SSVMS members will equally receive a 5% credit off the standard commission of 10% for all medical professional liability and managed care placements.

  • Individual Disability Insurance will be able to receive up to a 40% discount on their Individual Disability Income (IDI) premiums. 

  • HUB Healthcare Solutions will offer the various levels of the HUB HR platform to all SSVMS members free of charge subject to premium thresholds.


To access this benefit, call Brian King, at (916) 480-4109 or email him at Make sure to let him know that you are an SSVMS member! Learn More About HUB Internationals Healthcare Offerings Here

Newmark, Cornish & Carey

Newmark, Cornish And Carey

Sue Nelson of Newmark, Cornish and Carey specializes in Healthcare Real Estate throughout the Sacramento Region. Sue can assist your practice with site selection, market research, total cost analysis, lease/purchase negotiations, transaction management and building design and construction facilitation. Many SSVMS member physicians have vouched that Sue Nelson was a great resource for their commercial real estate needs. To access this resource, contact Megan Sharpe, Physician Relations Manager, at (916) 452-2671 or

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The Mortgage Company

The Mortgage Company

Lonnie Dickson, Branch Manager NMLS # 747878 The Mortgage Company

Lonnie Dickson, of The Mortgage Company, brings a wealth of mortgage experience to every purchase and refinance loan, and sets himself apart by delivering exceptional, concierge level service. The Mortgage Company is a locally owned boutique residential mortgage lender, focused on delivering tailored financing solutions to our clients. Guidance is personal and unique, as clients have all their questions answered up front and throughout the loan process. The Mortgage Company is backed by a top ten nationally ranked independent mortgage bank—American Pacific Mortgage (also locally owned).

Additionally, The Mortgage Company will donate a portion of proceeds from closed loan transactions to the SSVMS Joy of Medicine Program to benefit local physician well-being.

To access this resource, contact Megan Sharpe, at 916-452-2671 or email her at

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Sotheby's International Realty

Sotheby’s International Realty

Mela Fratarcangeli, Broker Associate, Sotheby’s International Realty

Throughout Mela’s 15 years of experience as a Real Estate Broker, she has developed a reputation for having exceptional local knowledge, a high level of service, superior results and utmost integrity. As an affiliate of Sotheby’s International Realty, Mela offers the advantages of a global realty network, the resources of an internationally recognized luxury brand to her clients with the superior service of a local boutique firm. Sotheby’s International Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage that offers a full complement of concierge services including all mortgage, title and escrow services. Mela is consistently ranked in the top 5% of all real estate agents in the Sacramento Valley serving the buyers and sellers at all levels in Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Loomis, Auburn, Granite Bay, El Dorado Hills and Folsom.

Additionally, Mela will make a donation to the Joy of Medicine Program for each home purchased or sold for physician members.

To access this resource, contact Megan Sharpe, at 916-452-2671 or email her at

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