Modern society is fraught with risks. Whether you are a business owner or you are shipping goods across states or international boundaries, there is a myriad of risks involved. In an ideal situation, everything works perfectly, but in the real world, accidents occur leading to debilitating losses.
Berliner-Gelfand is a dedicated insurance company that has been in existence since 1965. While we started as a humble agency, we have grown extensively over the years to become a trusted name for insurance help in Connecticut. Other operating names we serve our clients under include Berliner Fitelson Insurance LLC and Ridgefield Insurance Group. With James R. Berliner, CPCU at the helm as President, our agency has grown steadily by leveraging his expansive knowledge and networks in the insurance industry in Mill Hill, CT.
Mr. Berliner has degrees in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Connecticut (Department of Finance) as well as the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. James also recently served as the President of the Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut (PIA), and is the recipient of the Connecticut Professional Insurance Agent of the Year Award, as well as the Jim Goodman Lifetime Achievement Award present by the Young Insurance Professional of CT.
Our growth has not been accidental because we have been driven by the single aim of offering 100% customer satisfaction. This has earned us customer loyalty and motivated us to go the extra mile for our clients. Our professional insurance agents appreciate that every client has unique needs and for this reason, they go out of their way in identifying customized insurance solutions to suit our clients’ wishes.
Why are we so competitive? Our secret lies in our passionate approach to insurance coverage. As people who also own property and businesses, we know how devastating a loss of such investments can be. Thus, all our energies are expended into ensuring our clients get the best insurance coverage to mitigate such risks.
Our licensed professionals have the skills and experience to handle all types of insurance needs. Whatever you have in mind, we can assure you that we will look for the best partner to offer you enough coverage and cushion you against all risks.
We represent the most reputable carriers in the industry today and this is one of our strengths. Some of these partners include Hanover, Bunker Hill, Plymouth Rock, Fidelity National, Utica National, Progressive, Chartis, Chubb, CNA, The Hartford, SAFECO, and Travelers among others.
Our strong carrier relationships have enabled our access to specialized insurance companies and products that our competition cannot get. This strong bond also makes it possible to get the best pricing for our clients.
From our humble beginnings, our service area has extended to include Texas, California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and New England, coupled with nationwide and worldwide capabilities.
At Berliner-Gelfand, we appreciate the importance of knowledge and this is one reason all our agents undergo constant training in order to learn new developments in the industry. We understand that there are new risks emerging in our society everyday, and we strive to get you the most innovative insurance products in the market.
We are waiting to hear from you. Whatever insurance need you may have, we are going to get you the best quote from the best carriers.