Agent of the Year

Recognizing agency excellence in integrity, respect, loyalty, teamwork and the aspiration to improve.

About the Award

The Agent of the Year award recognizes one of Merchants’ more than 1,000 independent agencies for achieving success through outstanding customer service. In addition, award recipients must embrace Merchants’ core values of integrity, respect, loyalty, teamwork and the aspiration to improve.

2018 Recipient: Industrial Coverage

Industrial Coverage, headquartered in Patchogue, New York, has been named the 2018 Agent of the Year by Merchants Insurance Group.

Read our press release announcing the award.

Past Award Recipients

2017 The Scirocco Group (now Acrisure, LLC) Hasbrouck Heights, NY
2016 Dayton Ritz & Osborne East Hampton, NY
2015 R & W Brokerage Lynbrook, NY
2014 Sykes-Mallia Associates, Inc Schenectady, NY
2013 Libardi Service Agency, LLC Hicksville, NY
2012 Lawley Tradition, LLC Fredonia, NY
2011 Archer A. Associates (now AssuredPartners) Melville, NY
2010 Hunter Insurance Manville, RI
2009 Maran Corporate Risk Associates, Inc (now Cook Maran & Associates) Melville, NY

Agency Value Proposition

As a carrier dedicated exclusively to independent agencies, Merchants is committed to helping you achieve your goals. Our regional presence enables us to develop personal relationships based on earning your trust.

We will bring value to your agency by:

  • Listening and responding promptly to your needs.
  • Providing a strategic array of competitive products to enable you to write and retain more business.
  • Offering superior compensation plans to enable you to build, grow, and reinvest.
  • Enhancing our IT integration with agencies to continually improve ease of doing business, saving you time and money.
  • Remaining a viable and stable market across insurance cycles.
  • Measuring your view of our performance regularly.
  • Strengthening your client relationships by optimizing the policyholder experience.

If you are interested in forming a partnership with a dynamic, service-oriented insurance carrier, please contact:

Robert A. Perno, rperno@merchantsgroup.com.

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