SAN Group honors member agencies

Group hands out 2023 awards

SAN Group honors member agencies

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group, an alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Northeast, recently recognized seven member agencies at its 2023 SAN Awards.

The awards were presented at SAN’s annual business meeting on May 5 at the Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Mass.

“The SAN Awards celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of member agencies that have not only achieved outstanding business growth and profitability but have also gone above and beyond to deliver exceptional service, nurture lasting relationships, and provide invaluable guidance to their clients and peers,” said Tom Lizotte, chief operating officer at SAN. “This year’s award recipients have excelled in a highly challenging market and continue to set the bar high. We sincerely congratulate these deserving agencies.”

SAN’s most prestigious honor, the President’s Club Award, recognizes the top-performing SAN member agency that demonstrates growth, continued education, outstanding customer service and leadership, and overall achievements in the insurance industry.

The 2023 President’s Club Award was presented to Integrated Insurance Solutions of Framingham, Mass. Agency owner Derek Schultz (pictured above left) and vice president of operations Brian Robillard (pictured above right) accepted the award.

Other awards included the Peak Performer Award, which recognized member agencies that achieved profitability based on 2022 combined written premium with strategic partner companies within a predetermined loss ratio.

Peak Performer Award winners included:

  • Lemire Insurance Agency – Hudson, Mass.
  • Summit Financial Group – Milford, Conn. (two-time award winner)
  • ComAgg Inc. – Torrington, Conn.

SAN’s Mountain Climber Award recognizes startup agencies that write a predetermined threshold in annual property-casualty premiums while maintaining a favorable loss ratio. 2023 Mountain Climber Award winners include:

  • Kader Insurance Agency – East Berlin, Conn.
  • Schiappa Insurance Agency – Coventry, R.I.
  • L&Q Insurance Agency – Newton, Mass.

SAN Group includes more than 380 member agencies across eight states. Member agencies write more than $1 billion in total combined premium. SAN is the founding master agency of SIAA, the largest national alliance of independent insurance agencies.

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