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Who We Are



Big I New Jersey is a community of insurance professionals - like you - who come together to build a successful future for their agencies and work to improve the independent agency system.

Our staff is comprised of a group of experienced professionals dedicated to the insurance industry. Why? Because we believe insurance matters. And no one understands that better than a Trusted Choice independent insurance agent. It is Big I New Jersey's mission to help all of our members be successful and we accomplish that by providing unparalleled education, advocacy, markets, and resources to support each and every one of their business interests. 

Our members represent the best and brightest insurance professionals in the state. We're proud to serve them. 
 

Are You Ready To Go Big?
We think you are. And we're here to get you started. Contact Maria Keegan, Big I NJ member services manager, to learn how you can maximize your agency's success by leveraging all the greatness this association has to offer.
 
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Big I NJ members may review the organziation's ByLaws here. Please note, you will be required to login first.



Meet Our Board of directors


CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Oliver L. E. Soden Agency
60 W. Railroad Avenue
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Phone: 732-521-0001 

 
REGIONAL DIRECTOR - BERGEN/HUDSON
Abbott Insurance Agency
705 Ridge Road
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Phone: 201-933-3333
 
REGIONAL DIRECTOR - HUNTERDON/MORRIS/SUSSEX/
SOMERSET/WARREN

Hess Group Inc.
95 Mount Bethal Road
Warren, NJ  07059
Phone: 908-561-0500

REGIONAL DIRECTOR - UNION/ESSEX/PASSAIC
Kristin Ryan
Hanson & Ryan
87 Lackawanna Ave.
Totowa, NJ 07511
Phone: 973-256-6000

REGIONAL DIRECTOR - ATLANTIC/BURLINGTON/
MERCER/OCEAN 
The Van Dyk Group
12800 Long Beach Blvd.
Beach Haven Terrace,NJ 08008
Phone: 609-492-1511
VICE CHAIRMAN/TREASURER
Scirocco Financial Group-Associated Insurance Partners, Inc.
515 E. Grove St, Suite 1c
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Phone: 856-547-3900
 
MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Nelson-Patterson Agency
746 River Road
New Milford, NJ 07646
Phone: 201-262-1431

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Assured Partners of New Jersey- The Insurance Ctrs
20 Commerce Dr., Suite 303
Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone: 732-574-3086

ASSOCIATE MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Nationwide
355 Maple Ave.
Harleysville, PA 19438
Phone: 856-237-7191

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
United Assurance, Inc.
16-00 Pollitt Drive
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Phone: 201-254-1830





IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
Allen & Stults Co., Inc.
106 North Main Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520
Phone: 609-448-0110

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Tri-County Agency of Brick
1875 Route 88 East
Brick, NJ 08724
Phone: 732-477-1010 

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Fiorentino Anillo Insurance and Financial
PO Box 706
Union City, NJ 07087-0706
Phone: 201-223-2331

REGIONAL DIRECTOR - CAMDEN/CAPE MAY/
CUMBERLAND/GLOUCESTER/SALEM
Cettei & Connell, Inc.
135 South Broad Street, Suite B
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Phone: 856-848-8898











NATIONAL DIRECTOR
Stanford Agency
788 Shrewsbury Ave, #2255
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Phone: 732-924-6999 

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Allied Insurance Agency, LLC
360 Rt. 24
Chester, NJ 07930
Phone: 862-259-3300

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Freeway Insurance Agency
6913 Bergenline Ave.
Guttenberg, NJ 07093
Phone: 201-868-7800

 ASSOCIATE MEMBER-AT-LARGE
The Cumberland Insurance Group
633 Shiloh Pike, PO Box 556
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 856-391-1233