Kinney Pike Insurance announces merger with Allen and Roy agencies
The Allen Agency of Williston, Vermont and the Roy Insurance Agency of Swanton, Vermont have announced their recent merger with Rutland-based Kinney Pike Insurance. As part of this merger, Kinney Pike Insurance has relocated its South Burlington office to The Allen Agency building in Williston, Vermont.
“Kinney Pike Insurance has built a reputation for being very stable, dependable and for conducting business with the utmost integrity,” stated Andy Finelli and John McAuliffe, the two Principals of The Allen Agency and Roy Insurance Agency. “We elected to partner with Kinney Pike Insurance because of our shared values and the outstanding reputation they have in the insurance industry,” Finelli and McAuliffe went on to say.
“We are very excited about this merger. The Allen Agency and Roy Insurance Agency have been very successful operations with exceptional reputations and long histories in northern Vermont,” stated Doug Corman, one of three Kinney Pike Insurance Principals. “We’re looking forward to working with their staff to integrate our services and better serve the marketplace,” added Corman. “Our business philosophies are in alignment; our clients come first. We all strive to provide our clients with the best possible service and we will continue to expand upon that philosophy.”
The Allen Agency was founded in the early 1920s by Howard Allen. In 1982, Andy Finelli and John McAuliffe, along with three other partners, became owners. Over time, Andy and John assumed full ownership of the Agency. John and Andy acquired the Roy Insurance Agency in 1999. All current Allen Agency and Roy Insurance Agency staff will continue to work for the combined entity, to include both Andy Finelli and John McAuliffe.
Kinney Pike Insurance, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Northern New England, has been protecting families and businesses in the Northeast for over 100 years. The company now has seven office locations - Rutland, White River Junction, Randolph, St. Johnsbury, Poultney, Williston and Swanton.
Source: Kinney Pike June 13, 2012 www.kinneypike.com.