Eastern Shore Associates Named Silver ESOP Award Winner

FULTON, NY – Eastern Shore Associates Insurance has been named a Silver ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Award winner by the ESOP Association.

The Silver ESOP Awards recognize companies for their work in sustaining their ESOP for 25 years or more.

ESA is one of 32 corporate members of the association to be honored in 2017 with a Silver ESOP Award.

The ESOP Association is the national trade association for companies with employee stock ownership plans and the leading voice in America for employee ownership.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency whose roots date back to 1846.

The company has more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of its carriers and 2017 is its 31st year as Eastern Shore Associates.

“At Eastern Shore, we believe strongly in the power of employee ownership and we are extremely pleased that our employee owners have been recognized for their efforts,” said Robert Wallace, CEO and board chair. “Being named a Silver ESOP Award recipient is another milestone in our longstanding success as one of upstate New York’s leading insurance agencies.”

“I consider it an honor and a statement of significance to recognize Eastern Shore Associates as a Silver ESOP Company,” said J. Michael Keeling, president of the ESOP Association. “ESA evidences that with proper management and planning, a company can remain employee owned, benefiting all employees for years to come.”

As a Silver ESOP Award recipient, ESA was recognized at the ESOP Association’s 40th Annual ESOP Conference in Washington, D.C., May 11-12 and highlighted at the 26th annual awards ceremony on the evening of May 10.

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

Other services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. It also insures many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, has offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Fulton office can be reached at (315) 598-6000. It is also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates” and at twitter.com/ESAinsurance.