Cross Insurance Acquires Humphrey, Byfield Agencies in Coastal Massachusetts

April 29, 2022
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Cross Insurance announced the acquisition of Newburyport, Massachusetts-based Harold Humphrey Insurance Agency, Inc. and its sister agency, Byfield Insurance Agency, Inc., both offering personal and small business coverage.

Cross also announced the opening of a Newburyport branch office located at Port Plaza Shopping Center, bolstering its presence in the coastal market.

Humphrey & Byfield will both operate under the name Cross Insurance-Newburyport with Dave Messersmith, president of Cross Insurance-Coastal Region serving as the regional president for the Newburyport office.

Since its founding in 1954, Cross Insurance has grown through the acquisition of more than 120 insurance agencies throughout the Northeast. The company now has over 1,000 employees operating out of offices in Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Florida.

Topics Mergers & Acquisitions Agencies Massachusetts

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