Posted on 1/4/2016 8:00 AM By Rich Savino
Unfortunately, many times, when you read headlines about the topic of "insurance', the articles are often told with a negative slant. Hurricane Sandy, health insurance woes, floods and fires ... these stories are accompanied by the downside: claims not paid, premiums jacked up, confusion as to what polices do and do not cover. If you Google "Insurance Headlines", the top hits can often be unfavorable.
But as with most news stories, you never get to hear about the upside, the positive, the “good.” I want to share with you some of the success stories of my business and my agency in 2015 … What we are “proud of”.
Because honestly, most of the daily occurrences that give us the greatest satisfaction and pride, most policyholders will never hear about.
Our Forward Thinking, Truly Caring, Always Concerned, Attitude Towards Our Clients – The average retention/attrition rate of an agency the size of Warwick Resource Group is 370 lost personal l ...
Posted on 6/15/2015 8:00 AM By Keith Savino
On the second floor of our corporate headquarters, at the top of the stairs, a framed document is mounted to the wall outside of our Commercial Lines Division. It is faded and yellowed after existing more than a century, slightly creased, lightly tattered, but still in excellent condition. It is an original insurance policy signed by John Wheeler Sanford, himself. John W. Sanford is the founder of our company, John W. Sanford & Son, Inc. Our companies’ roots date back to the 1860’s when John and his father George, added Fire Insurance to their real estate ventures.
The policy was purchased through the “German-American Insurance Company of New York”, which was founded in 1872 by William F. Heins with $1 million dollars in Capital. (As an interesting aside, in 1918, the German-American Insurance Company changed their name to the Great American Insurance Company due to anti-German sentiment that arose in the United States and abroad during World War 1.)
The framed po ...