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Associate Member Directory


Associate Member Directory

Associate Members believe in our mission and have elected to show their unwavering support of the independent agency system.

By supporting Big I NJ, these companies allow us to continue to bring quality services, programs, and education to our members. Thank you!
Interested in becoming an Associate Member? Learn about the advantages here and contact Maria Keegan to get started today.

ANE - Agency Network Exchange
Contact: Elizabeth Schenk, 732-960-2066
3759 US Highway 1 South, Suite 200, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

Since 1983 The American School of Business has been offering licensing classes, continuing education seminars, and exam prep programs which are available in-class, online or as private group instruction.  Our programs for insurance include life, health, property, casualty, title, and securities. Our programs for real estate include salespersons, brokers, mortgage and appraisal.  Most classes are approved or accepted nationally, and we have several locations throughout NJ.   
Contact: Edward Davies, Ph: 800-288-5154, Fx: 973-244-0246
194 Route 46 East, Fairfield, NJ 07004 

Anderson and Murison A&M is a privately owned, independent insurance wholesaler in business since 1965.  We've grown by helping independent agents and brokers find markets for their customers. We offer all types of commercial, personal lines, and professional liability coverage for virtually all types of risks on an admitted and non-admitted basis in all 50 states.  

We are highly regarded as specialist in Mono-line umbrella and have five A rated markets (admitted and non-admitted) to help our producers place business. We provide online quotes, direct bill, offer up to $25 million in coverage and have broad eligibility guidelines. In most cases a quote can be completed in under one minute.  Our umbrella program is endorsed by the IIABA and we look forward to working with you.  LIC #0323106 

Contact: Mitchell Jawitz, Ph: 800-234-6977 x-231, Fx: 323-255-0957
800 West Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041

Contact: Rob McLaughlin, Ph: 860-306-1028
14 Fieldstone Dr., Hebron, CT 06248


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BELFOR Property Restoration
As the country's leader in property restoration and repair, BELFOR USA brings the most extensive network of resources to the rescue when you suffer property damage at your home or business. Regardless of the cause or extent of damage, one call will mobilize knowledgeable response teams and equipment from our many locations around the country.  We remain ready to respond immediately - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - to quickly secure your property and begin emergency services that stabilize and minimize damage.

Restoring property damage is our core competency and our passion.  Having focused on this challenging and unique area of expertise for over 35 years, BELFOR is your Single Source to restore your home, your facility and all forms of personal or mission-critical contents.  From emergency response, through structural drying and decontamination, through final rebuild BELFOR is your Single Source for Restoration Solutions.  And we do it seamlessly and cost-effectively, focused on business continuity and getting your life back to normal fast! 

Contact: Amir Gilani, Ph: 732-371-4500, Fx: 732-317-4502
50 Ethel Road West, Piscataway, NJ 08854 
Contact: Patsy Di Pasquale, Ph: 732-575-7990
1073 Acorn Drive, Toms River, NJ 08753
Founded in 1844, Cumberland Mutual protects more than 100,000 policyholders with quality products and services. Cumberland is the oldest Mutual Property and Casualty Insurer domiciled in the state of New Jersey. We hold an A- (excellent) finanical rating from the A.M. Best Company, the insurance industry's leading rating organization, based on our ability to meet our obligations to our policyholders. Cumberland has built customer relationships by meeting these commitments as we have grown for over 175 years. Throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, we're here to serve our policyholders. For more information about Cumberland, visit

Contact: Glenn Watkins, Ph: 856-451-4050
633 Shiloh Pike, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
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CRC Group is one of the largest property and casualty wholesale brokers in the nation and represents all property, casualty, transportation, professional carriers and E&S markets. Our combined size and scope allow us to meet the wide range of insureds needs and provide a wealth of expertise and experience that empowers you to access better solutions, more often. CRC Group brokers are specialists and organized into practice and industry groups designed to help them share knowledge, market access, and expertise nationwide. Led by a group of brokers, and staffed by corporate team members, the practice meets regularly, develops tools and resources, and interacts in a unified way with retailers and carriers. CRC Group opens doors to more markets, greater leverage, and a wider array of specialty products. Over our many combined years of service, we have built exceptionally strong relationships with the senior management at our top insurance markets. These relationships enable us to navigate underwriting cycles more proactively, offer our clients the latest products and programs, negotiate highly competitive terms, conditions, prices for any size insured, and ensure swift claims adjudication.

Contact: Vladimir Peraza, Ph: 631-521-1636
32 Old Slip, New York, NY 10005

Employers Mutual Casualty Company
Contact: Chris Lind, Ph: 704-916-8677, Fx: 888-992-0213
11020 David Taylor Drive, Suite 206, Charlotte, NC 28262

Encompass Insurance

Encompass Insurance is one of the largest personal property and casualty insurance brands sold exclusively through a network of more than 2,400 independent agents. The EncompassOne Policy provides coverage-rich protection for the things the consumer values under one comprehensive package. One premium. One deductible. One agent. It's as simple as insurance gets.

Contact: Mike Vitale, Ph: 908-252-5031, Fx: 866-351-9156

721 US Highway 202/206, Suite 100, Bridgewater, NJ 08807


Established in 1995, Enter.Net focuses on the design, development, and optimization of websites. Voted Best Web Design for the past 14 years, our family owned and operated business has made loyal partners out of thousands of professional businesses and community organizations across the country. Our team of web specialists knows what it takes to create innovative designs that will boost traffic for your Agency, grow your online presence, and that best represents your brand. Call us for 40% OFF Business Web services for BIG I members.

Contact: Justin Corsa, Ph: 610-437-2221
350 Winchester Road, Suite 110, Allentown, PA 18104

farmersweb.jpg Farmers Insurance Co. of Flemington
Contact: Corey Lebo, Ph: 908-782-4120, Fx: 908-782-6168
23 Royal Road, Flemington, NJ 08822 

Providing Superior Service with Personal Attention since 1851, Farmers of Salem is proud to be a regional mutual insurance company specializing in insurance for home and business owners. Owned by its policyholders, not stockholders, Farmers of Salem is focused on servicing our insureds needs with the freedom to reinvest profits in order to remain innovative, competitive and stable in the insurance marketplace.  These products are distributed through independent agents that serve as local experts and trusted advisors to our insureds.  Farmers of Salem is rated A-, Excellent by A.M. Best Company. 

Contact: Kim Lorenzini, Ph: 856-628-0150, Fx: 856-887-8049
PO Box 263, Salem, NJ 08079

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Contact: Gary Capone, Ph: 973-948-8810
PO Box 400, Branchville, NJ 07826

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G&G Underwriters is an MGU writing multi-line commercial lines business in the states of NJ, PA, & DE.  G&G offers flexible programs and products to the independent agent in a professional partnership for placing commercial risks with standard lines, A- rated carriers.  Our experienced and dedicated underwriters handle all aspects of submissions and all policies are issued on a direct bill basis.  G&G has committed itself to providing its agency force and insureds with exceptional and personalized service.  We even pick up the phone!  For more information on G&G please visit our website at or contact our office @ 888-654-3100.

Contact: Steve George, Ph: 609-219-9100, Fx: 609-219-9101
411 S. State Street, Suite 1A, Newton, PA 18940

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Contact: Pat Abrahamson, Ph: 908-686-7777, Fx: 908-686-3401
725 Lehigh Ave., Union, NJ 07083  

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Heartland is a payroll provider that offers payroll and HR solutions without offering insurance and undermining your business. Heartland is vested in helping companies acheive their goals by serving businesses of all shapes and sizes with honesty, fairness, and transparency. Heartland offers: integration between payroll and workers' compensation insurance premium collection, mulitple PAYGO carriers, dedicated customer service representative, 3-year payroll price lock guarantee, full HR support, time and attendance solutions, ACA compliance reporting, and more.

Contact: Lisa Vaynshteyn, Ph: 732-518-8284
One Gateway Center, Suite 2600, Newark, NJ 07102


Imperial PFS
Imperial PFS is The Natural Choice for premium financing, offering solutions for the commercial and personal insurance industry. For over 35 years, we have built solid relationships with our agency partners. Together, we have developed innovative services and flexible programs that provide additional resources to grow your business.

Contact: Scott L. DiCarlo, Ph: 716-564-3300 Fx: 800-569-2749
Address: 455 Commerce Drive, Suite 1, Amherst, NY 14228

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Johnson & Johnson
Founded in 1930, Johnson & Johnson, a family owned and operated business, has the experience of the past with a vision for the future. Our business is built on a foundation of long-term relationships with our agents and companies. We are a technology and service driven sales organization committed to writing business with our agency partners. We are embedded in your community with state and territory managers allowing us to better understand your needs and to help grow your business. Our people, service promise, products, and long-term committed agency partnerships, provide us with a vision for the future and enable us to find solutions to grow your business. Johnson & Johnson is a full-service MGA offering programs to all 50 states and E&S markets, standard markets, and premium financing to independent insurance agents .

Contact: Rick Sullivan, Ph: 843-607-7392
PO Box 899, Charleston, SC 29402

Kingstone Insurance Group

Contact: Colleen Greig, Ph: 732-300-0702
15 Joys Lane, Kingstone, NY 12401

Maxons Restoration
Contact: Amanda Nokes, Ph: 973-338-6767
415 Hamburg Turnpike, Suite D1, Wayne, NJ 07470


Contact: Mary Weiss, Ph: 603-482-6235
10 Corporate Dr., Suite 102, Bedford, NH 03110

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Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the United States. Nationwide is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poors. An industry leader in driving customer-focused innovation, Nationwide provides a full range of insurance and financial services products including auto, business, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit


Contact: Kevin Shannon, Ph: 856-237-7191
355 Maple Ave., Harleysville, PA 19438

The Norfolk & Dedham Group
Contact: Dave McTernan, Ph: 800-688-1825
500 Division St., Somerville, NJ 08876

Preferred Mutual Insurance Company
Contact: Jeanne Harris, Ph: 800-333-7642, Fx: 607-847-9414
One Preferred Way, New Berlin, NY 13411 

Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Contact: Jose Baamonde, Ph: 401-827-1800
340 East Ave., Warwick, RI 02886

Risk Placement Services
Contact: Matthew Schamble, Ph: 201-641-5100
245 Main St., Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660


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Founded by industry veterans Sean Maher and Richard Trezza, Swyfft is disrupting the insurance industry by using analytics and AI to save customers time and money without sacrificing underwriting integrity. By partnering with independent agents and combining technology and big data to provide a better user experience, we intend to make protecting your home as easy as online shopping. 

What we offer: 
  • Home insurance with just an address - quote and buy in less than a minute.
  • Better Risk Prediction - for optimum coverage. LIDAR (light detection and ranging) data in our modelling allows us to gather and examine 3D information about natural and manmade environments, meaning we can assess risk at a specific address with precision unavailable to other insurers. 
  • Better Prices - with powerful insights, we pass any benefits back to homeowners. We estimate almost half of US homeowners could save 10-20% per year with Swyfft versus other insurers.
  • Guaranteed Replacement Costs - unlike conventional insurers, we'll cover the full cost of the home in the event of a disaster, regardless of any coverage limits. Available in all states.
  • Rated A- Excellent by A.M Best, BBB A+ , Trusted Choice partner 
Contact: Tass Gunthelaka, PH: 855-479-9338
44 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960



Velocity Risk Underwriters, LLC, offers residential and commercial property insurance programs in coastal areas around the country. We focus on competitive pricing, innovative products, common-sense underwriting philosophy, and fast, fair, professional claims service.  We offer homeowners, small commercial and large commercial through select retail agents, national partnerships and wholesale brokers. We are licensed in 50 states as a general agent and underwrite property programs through carriers rated A.M. Best A" or better. Our substantial capital is dedicated to both coastal risks and long-term market participation and allows for expansive capacity to help our agents and brokers grow their books. Our personal lines appetite includes admitted homeowners, seasonal/secondary residences and condominium products, to bring full service policies to those along the coast. We currently serve Connecticut, Florida, Texas, New York, North Carolina and are proud to add New Jersey as our sixth state for personal products including HO-3 and DP-3. 

Contact: Taylor Elrod, Ph: 615-266-0844
20 Burton Hills Blvd, Suite 350, Nashville, TN 37215

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Contact: Richard Coyne, Ph: 609-520-1188, Fx: 609-520-9882
506 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540

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Wright Flood, the top flood insurance provider in the nation, offers federal, excess and private flood insurance with leading industry expertise, rated A- (excellent) by A.M. Best. Wright Flood takes pride in user-friendly technology, exceptional claims reputation and providing service clients deserve. Visit us at or To become a Wright Flood agent, please call 866-373-5663.  

Contact: Becky Mateus, Ph: 908-899-5037
44 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110