Allen and Whitbread Join Eastern Shore Associates

FULTON, NY – Shane Allen and Mark Whitbread were recently hired as producers, specializing in commercial lines, at Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

Both will operate from ESA’s Fulton office at 101 Cayuga St.

Shane Allen

“Their energy and enthusiasm are a welcome addition to our team,” Eryl Christiansen, president, said. “I know our customers will really enjoy working with them.”

Whitbread, a native of Syracuse, has 21 years of experience in the insurance industry and resides in Skaneateles.

Before joining ESA, he worked for some of the larger agencies in Central New York, where he began his career as an employee benefits specialist working with large group health insurance accounts, then segued into commercial lines.

Allen, a Red Creek native and Sterling resident, brings a wealth of experience to the position with many years in executive management and sales management.

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

Mark Whitbread

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,” Christiansen said. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2019 is our 33rd 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,, has offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Fulton office can be reached at (315) 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates,” LinkedIn at “Eastern Shore Associates Insurance Agency” and at “”