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Anthis Joins Eastern Shore Associates Insurance

Thomas Anthis was hired as a commercial lines insurance broker at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) it was announced by Martha Murray, president. Anthis will be in ESA’s North Syracuse office at 401 S. Main St.

“Thomas’ energy and enthusiasm are a welcome addition to our commercial lines team,” Murray said. “I know our customers will really enjoy working with him.”

Thomas Anthis was hired as a commercial lines insurance broker at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) it was announced by Martha Murray, president. Anthis will be in ESA’s N. Syracuse office at 401 S. Main St.

Thomas Anthis was hired as a commercial lines insurance broker at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Anthis, a licensed insurance broker, has more than two-and-a-half years in commercial lines experience where he worked for another Syracuse insurance agency. He resides in, and is a native of, Syracuse.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice® agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

“Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice® independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth. The North Syracuse office can be reached at (315) 452-0350 and the Fulton office can be reached at (315) 598-6000.

They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates” and at “twitter.com/ESAinsurance.”

Eastern Shore Associates’ Isabella Graduates From ‘Leadership Oswego County’

Kelly Isabella, personal lines sales manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) is a graduate of the 2015 class of Leadership Oswego County, it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Kelly Isabella, personal lines sales manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) is a graduate of the 2015 class of Leadership Oswego County.

Kelly Isabella, personal lines sales manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) is a graduate of the 2015 class of Leadership Oswego County.

“Leadership Oswego County was extremely valuable to me,” Isabella said. “ I learned a tremendous amount about the resources available through Oswego County and the issues facing the county. But most of all, I met a lot of great people and built a solid network of local contacts.”

Isabella, a 14-year employee at ESA’s Fulton office is a native of Macedon. She resides in Syracuse with her husband, David, son, Justin, and daughter, Olivia.

According to their web page, Leadership Oswego County teaches a select group of county residents community trusteeship, leadership skills, current issues, and networking to a diverse group of community residents. This group embarks on a nine-month course of intensive study of leadership skills, Oswego County and its resources, vital issues of today, and visioning for tomorrow.

Key community members teach participants about the skills and knowledge needed to be effective leaders. Graduates of the program, offered by SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations, are better prepared to serve the community in the roles of board member, citizen, employee or to volunteer with organizations that serve Central New York.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice® agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

“Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice® independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, North Syracuse and Walworth. The Greece office can be reached at (585) 227-9810 and the Fulton office can be reached at (315) 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates” and at “twitter.com/ESAinsurance.”

Eastern Shore Associates Sponsors Fulton ‘Project Bloom’ Gateway

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA), a Trusted Choice® agency, is a 2015 Project Bloom sponsor. Project Bloom is a joint program of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fulton to beautify the city’s entrances and business areas with fresh flowers during the spring and summer months. ESA sponsors the City of Fulton welcome sign on Rt. 3 in front of NBT Bank. Planting petunias at the welcome sign recently were from left: Michele Becker, personal lines account manager; Athena Halstead, senior commercial lines technician, Jodi Blasczienski, personal lines account manager; and Kim McPherson, commercial lines processor. Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice® independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, N. Syracuse and Walworth. The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, a Trusted Choice agency, is a 2015 Project Bloom sponsor. Project Bloom is a joint program of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the city of Fulton to beautify the city’s entrances and business areas with fresh flowers during the spring and summer months. ESA sponsors the City of Fulton welcome sign on Route 3 in front of NBT Bank. Planting petunias at the welcome sign recently were from left: Michele Becker, personal lines account manager; Athena Halstead, senior commercial lines technician, Jodi Blasczienski, personal lines account manager; and Kim McPherson, commercial lines processor. Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is an employee stock owned company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth. The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”

Freda Joins Eastern Shore Associates

Dan Freda was hired as a producer at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance it was announced by Martha Murray, president. Freda will be in the agency’s Greece office, 1109 English Road, Suite D.

“We are so pleased to welcome Dan to ESA,” Murray said. “He, and Producer Eryl Christiansen make an effective and knowledgeable team for serving our large base of commercial customers in Rochester.”

Dan Freda was hired as a producer at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Dan Freda was hired as a producer at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Freda, a native of Albany, resides in Gates with his wife, Jessica, and daughter, Aubrey.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds.

In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance. Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Greece office can be reached at (585) 227-9810 and the Fulton office can be reached at (315) 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates” and at “twitter.com/ESAinsurance.”

Steckel Joins Eastern Shore Associates

Kelly Steckel was hired as a commercial lines marketing manager at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance it was announced by Martha Murray, president. Steckel will be in ESA’s North Syracuse office.

“Kelly brings a wealth of experience in commercial lines to ESA, and we are thrilled to have him on our team,” Murray said.

Kelly Steckel, commercial lines marketing manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance

Kelly Steckel, commercial lines marketing manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance

Steckel has more than 25 years in commercial lines experience where he has worked for four insurance carriers and two large Syracuse insurance agencies.

He also holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Certified Insurance Counselors, Associate in Commercial Underwriting, and Associate In Insurance Services certifications.

Steckel resides in Brewerton with his wife, Heidi, and their two children. His son, Jacob, is a senior at LeMoyne College.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

“Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice® independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, N. Syracuse and Walworth.

The North Syracuse office can be reached at (315) 452-0350 and the Fulton office can be reached at (315) 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates,” and at “twitter.com/ESAinsurance.”

Eastern Shore Associates’ Persse Receives Chamber’s Kenneth Boutwell Award

FULTON – Jamieson Persse, commercial producer for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, received the Kenneth Boutwell Service Award at Thursday’s (March 5) 99th annual meeting of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.

The Boutwell award is given to an individual who has shown unselfish, long-term commitment to the chamber.

“Jamie exemplifies ESA’s commitment to sharing our time and talents in the communities we serve,” said Martha Murray, ESA president. “All of us at ESA congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition for his devotion to the chamber, and to the Oswego County community.”

Jamieson Persse,  (center), commercial producer for Eastern Shore Associates, (ESA), received the Kenneth Boutwell Service Award at the March 5, 99th Annual Meeting of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GOFC). The Boutwell award is given to an individual who has shown unselfish, long-term commitment to the GOFC.  He is joined by Gregory Mills, GOFC executive director, and Assistant Executive Director Danielle Hayden.

Jamieson Persse, (center), commercial producer for Eastern Shore Associates, received the Kenneth Boutwell Service Award at the March 5 annual meeting of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce. He is joined by Gregory Mills, GOFC executive director and assistant executive director Danielle Hayden.

Persse, a licensed Insurance broker, joined the chamber board of directors in 2008 and was elected to a two-year term as board president in 2014.

He is also a past vice president of the Eastwood Chamber of Commerce.

He has been with ESA since 2006 and resides in Hastings with his wife, Karen, and daughter, Amanda.

Other current community involvement by Persse includes membership in the town of Hastings Republican Party and Oswego County Republican committee.

He has been a member of the Oswego County Workforce Development Board since November 2014 where he serves on the Business Development Committee.IMG_1474

Past community activities include: board member and finance committee chair of the Mexico Tiger Sharks Swim Club from 2008 to 2012; Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County board member from 2008 to 2011 with one term as board president; director at large for the New York State Snowmobile Association; and past president, Christian Business Network.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company.

ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, and we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. Other services we offer include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”

Blasczienski Joins Eastern Shore Associates Insurance

FULTON – Jodi L. Blasczienski was hired as a personal lines account manager at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA) it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Blasczienski will be in ESA’s Fulton office.

“Jodi brings a wealth of insurance industry experience to ESA,” Murray said. “And she makes a wonderful addition to our extremely dedicated personal lines team.”

Jodi L. Blasczienski,  personal lines account manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

Jodi L. Blasczienski, personal lines account manager, Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

Blasczienski resides in Fulton with her husband, Thomas, and children Madisyn and Thomas.

She has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and she was previously employed managing personal lines accounts at two agencies in Syracuse.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds.

In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, and we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies.

“Other services we offer include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth. The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”

Michele Crisafulli-Becker Joins Eastern Shore Associates

FULTON, NY – Michele Crisafulli-Becker was hired as a personal lines account manager at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Crisafulli-Becker will be in ESA’s Fulton office.

Michele Crisafulli-Becker

Michele Crisafulli-Becker

“It’s great to have Michele on our team,” Murray said. “We all look forward to working with her and sharing her expertise with our personal lines customers.”

Recently married, Crisafulli-Becker resides in Fulton with her husband, Daniel. She has eight years of experience in the insurance industry and she was previously employed managing personal lines accounts at agencies in Oswego, Syracuse and Fulton.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance. Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and employee stock owned company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”

Lorrie Wallis Joins Eastern Shore Associates Insurance

Lorrie Wallis was hired as a personal lines account manager at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance it was announced by Martha Murray, president.

Wallis will be in the agency’s Camden office.

Lorrie Wallis

Lorrie Wallis

“We are so pleased to welcome Lorrie to ESA,” Murray said. “Her involvement in her community combined with her more than 25 years of experience in the industry make her a wonderful addition to our team.”

Wallis, who resides in Camden with her husband, Norman, has served with the Camden Volunteer Fire Department for more than 17 years and was Camden’s first female firefighter, as well as a 30-year member of the CVFD Auxiliary.

She is a Certified First Responder and serves the CVFD as secretary, scene support, and fire police. Her husband is also a volunteer fireman and he operates ambulance services in Camden and Pulaski.

In addition, Wallis manages the non-profit, North Star Super Nova All-Stars Cheerleading gym in Rome. Prior to joining ESA, she served as an agent for a Camden insurance agency for 25 years.

“Coming to Eastern Shore has definitely broadened my community connections even further,” Wallis said. “As a Camden native, it’s a joy to serve my friends and neighbors and to be able to offer them the many services offered by ESA.”

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance. Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and employee stock owned company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Camden office can be reached at 245-1750 and the Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”

Eastern Shore Associates’ Pulaski Office Is Not Closing

“Despite rumors to the contrary, our Pulaski office is not closing,” said Martha Murray, president, Eastern Shore Associates. “Terri Gregory and Barb Hubbard are retiring at the end of the year, but we will continue to serve our customers there with a full staff. We are grateful for the great relationships Barb and Terri have established with our Pulaski area customers as they retire, but account managers Barbara Brosch and JoAnn Holbrook will be there as always to serve them. JoAnn lives in Pulaski and together, they have more than 40 years of insurance experience.”

Account managers Barbara Brosch, left, and JoAnn Holbrook will continue to serve ESA customers in the Pulaski area. They can be reached at (315) 298-5126.

Account managers Barbara Brosch, left, and JoAnn Holbrook will continue to serve ESA customers in the Pulaski area. They can be reached at (315) 298-5126.

Anyone with questions may contact Barbara or JoAnn in Pulaski at (315) 298-5126, or call the main office at (315) 598-6000.

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000.

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