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2024 February P&C Insurer List

You are being provided this 2024 February Private Passenger Auto P&C Insurer List as a benefit of your membership with the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA). MAIA Introduces Member-Only Massachusetts Private Passenger Auto Insurer List In 2024 the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) is expanding your member-only access to state-specific P&C industry data. …

2023 Q3 Massachusetts Quarterly P&C Marketplace Summary

You are being provided this 2023 Q3 Quarterly P&C Marketplace Summary covering the Massachusetts Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance Marketplace as a benefit of your membership with the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA). Takeaways from the 2023-Q3 Summaries: The data shows market conditions in Q3 are firm, but “increases to the increases” have paused…

Recognitions and Awards Given at MAIA’s 2023 Annual Meeting

The following individuals were honored during MAIA’s Annual Meeting: Distinguished Service Awards: David J. McCormick, CPCU, CIC, Benjamin Cavallo, CIC, AAI, CISR and Gregory Knight. MAIA’s Board Charperson’s Award: Lisa Hirbour, CIC, CPCU Chair Award: John Fallon III, CIC James O. Herrick, Jr. Memorial Young Agent of the Year: Rebecca Smith, CISR, CCLP, CIC Henry F.…

Announcing a New MAIA Program and a Participating Agency’s Grand Opening

We are pleased to announce a new program at MAIA! For the past six months, we have been piloting MAIA’s Agency Launch Program, a development opportunity for new agencies. Agency Launch is a two-year commitment between MAIA and the new agency designed to expose the principal agent and select staff to resources and necessary education…

2023 MAIA Annual Meeting Announcement

NOTICE TO THE MEMBERS OF THE MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AGENTS OF THE 2023 ANNUAL MEETING. In accordance with Article XI, Section 1 of the bylaws, notice is hereby given to the members of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents, Inc., that the Annual Meeting of the Association will be held on Friday, November 3,…

2023 Q2 Massachusetts Quarterly P & C Marketplace Summary

You are being provided this 2023 Q2 Quarterly P&C Marketplace Summary covering the Massachusetts Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance Marketplace as a benefit of your membership with the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA). Takeaways from the 2023-Q2 Summaries: • The data shows market conditions in Q2 are firming, as we read and hear about…

Company Manager Rosters & Bulk Registration

With our new system, we want to ensure your agency is set up correctly! Company Managers can update company information (address, phone, website, etc.), add and/or remove employees, and register anyone for classes or our Big Event! If you are listed as a Company Manager for your agency, please log in to your account here and review your company…

Where to Locate Number One Insurance on MAIA’s New Website!

Follow the instructions here to locate Number One Insurance Agency webpages, applications, and additional information you need to serve your agency! Find helpful information, including: Coverage for Your Agency Coverage for Your Clients Big “I” Markets – IIABA’s Online Markets Platform Broker Sign-Up & Support – Sign-Up or Update Your Agency’s Info

Update Your MAIA Member Account

Please update your MAIA member profile by following these instructions to ensure we can communicate with you effectively. Your information must always be accurate and up-to-date so we can better serve you, your staff, and your clients with your MAIA membership. View the complete step-by-step guide here. 

2023 Q1 Massachusetts P&C Premium Summary

You are being provided this 2023 Q1 Massachusetts P&C Premium Summary covering the Massachusetts property and casualty (P&C) insurance marketplace as a benefit of your membership in the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents. 2023 QUARTERLY ENHANCEMENTS: First is the addition of the “Fee Prognosticator, after Bob Fee suggested it at the IAAE summer meeting last year,…

2023 Massachusetts Annual P&C Marketplace Summary

You are being provided this 2023 Massachusetts Annual P&C Marketplace Summary covering the Massachusetts property and casualty (P&C) insurance marketplace as a benefit of your membership in the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents. What follows is a graphic and numeric presentation of the Massachusetts P&C industry data from an independent agent’s perspective. The data used…

2023 MAIA Advocacy Fund Contributors

We sincerely thank the following independent agents for contributing to the 2023 MAIA Advocacy Fund. Your contributions will directly support efforts to protect your business interests and ensure a fair legislative and regulatory environment. THANK YOU! A David Risman Insurance Agency, Inc. A. P. Michaud Insurance Inc Acrisure Aronson LLC Adams Village Insurance Ahmed Insurance…

MAIA Board Nominations

The Board of Directors Nominating Committee seeks experienced, energetic nominees to serve on MAIA’s Board. Strengthen your professional network and impact legislation that affects our industry and livelihood. Collaborate on practical solutions to help members address challenges such as talent recruitment, technology, and how to thrive in today’s competitive landscape. To serve on MAIA’s Board…

2023 MAIA Advocacy Fund

As a valued member of MAIA, you can rest assured that you have a dedicated team of advocates working tirelessly on your behalf. We understand the challenges that regulatory and legislative issues can pose to your business, and we are committed to achieving results that benefit you. With your help, we can continue to make…

MAIA Visits Congressional Delegation in DC

Last week, we met with our Congressional Delegation to discuss numerous issues at the Big “I” Legislative Conference. We discussed priorities impacting independent agents, including small business tax fairness, reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and concerns regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Non-Compete proposal. Read the complete Issue Summary here.

Cassandra Koegel Receives the YAC Champion Award

Last week during the Emerging Leaders Luncheon at the Big “I” Legislative Conference, the achievements of our Young Agents were recognized. Our very own YAC Co-Chair, Cassandra Koegel, AVP of Business Development at Eastern Insurance Group, received the Young Agent Champion Award. This award is selected by the Big “I” National Young Agents Committee (YAC)…

Congratulations, 2023 Scholarship Winners!

AILP Bobbi Driscoll – Gaudette Insurance George Bitsakis – First American Insurance Holly Lafountaine – Aquadro & Assoc Inc Keri Rusicano – The Dowd Agencies Kim Johnson – The Hills Insurance Agency CIC Cheryl Mawaka – Laporte Shea Borys Insurance Agency Inc. Gregory Silva – Amazonia Insurance Agency Julie Osborne – O’Donoghue Insurance CISR Brittni Robidoux – Moulton Insurance Yu-Husan (Cindy)Chang – Soo Hoo Insurance Agency Kelli White – First…

Congratulations, New AILP Designees For March 2023!

Accredited Insurance Lines Professional (AILP) is MAIA’s premier designation program for experienced insurance pros. AILP/PL and AILP/CL are monoline designations in personal and commercial lines, respectively, while a complete AILP designation covers both. By completing the rigorous curriculum, these individuals have increased their value to their customers and employers! March 2023 Designees: AILP/PL Ashley Dixon,…