Cross Insurance News

Maine’s Cross Insurance Appoints VP of Personal Lines

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance has appointed Laurie A. Noel as vice president of personal lines. Noel, whose primary responsibility is to focus on the profitability and growth of personal lines for the entire corporation, also serves as regional manager for …

Cross Insurance Acquires Merchant, Needham & Associates in Maine

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance has acquired Merchant, Needham & Associates Insurance, an independent insurance agency based in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Originally founded in the late 1890s, Merchant, Needham & Associates provides business, home, …

Maine’s Cross Insurance Launches Healthcare Practice Unit

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance has announced the formation of a healthcare practice unit. The agency said its healthcare practice will focus on primary and excess medical malpractice coverage for traditional first dollar and deductible programs, and alternative risk structures including …

Maine’s Cross Insurance Buys Portland Civic Center Naming Rights for $2.5M

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance announced it has purchased the naming rights of the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Cross Insurance, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in New England, said Wednesday the firm contributed $2.5 million to …

Cross Insurance Acquires Troy, Pires & Allen Insurance in Rhode Island

Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp. in Bangor, Maine, announced its acquisition of Troy, Pires & Allen Insurance, a 78-year-old insurance agency based in East Providence, R.I. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Troy, Pires & Allen …

Cross Insurance Acquires Assets of Maine, Connecticut Brokers

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance has acquired the assets of two insurance brokers – Willis of Northern New England Inc., and The Insurance Exchange Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut. Formerly known as the Dunlap Agency, Willis of Northern New England is a …

Cross Insurance Hires Construction Risk Specialist in New Hampshire

Cross Insurance, an insurance brokerage and subsidiary of Bangor, Maine-based Cross Financial Corp., announced the hiring of Mike Guarino as a producer in the firm’s Manchester, N.H. office. Guarino has been in the commercial insurance field since 2002, with his …

Cross Insurance Launches Surety Bond Division in Northeast

Cross Insurance, an insurance brokerage and subsidiary of Bangor, Maine-based Cross Financial Corp., announced the establishment of a new division specializing in surety bonds. Cross Surety Inc., with offices in Dalton, Mass., and Lewiston, Maine, will employ seven specialists. Cross …

Maine’s Cross Insurance Appoints Vice President of Commercial Lines

Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Bangor, Maine-based Cross Financial Corp. and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, hired Michael Dufour as vice president of commercial lines at the firm’s Augusta, Maine, office. Dufour will manage the …

Cross Insurance Buys Bond Specialty Agency Skillings Shaw in Maine

Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Maine-based Cross Financial Corp., and one of the largest independent insurance agencies in New England, recently acquired Skillings Shaw & Associates, a Lewiston, Maine-based bond specialty agency providing fidelity and surety bonds.Under terms of the …