The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA), a national alliance of over 4,000 independent insurance agencies, said four new agency members signed up in the Northeast region last month.
The new members are: Capital Insurance Works of Hamlin, Penn.; Shadow Insurance of Reading, Penn.; Berkshire Insurance Services of Douglassville, Penn.; and Park Captive Services of Orchard Park, N.Y.
SIAA said that overall, 30 new member agencies signed up across the country last month. Among the new members, 29 are new or “scratch” agencies new to the independent agency system, many of them former captive agents.
SIAA members created more than $780 million in new premium growth in 2011. Since it’s inception in 1995, SIAA has signed over 4,000 new members. SIAA is dedicated to the creation, retention and growth of the independent insurance agency distribution system.