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Posted by on 9/17/2019 7:07 AM

If you work in the insurance industry in Massachusetts, chances are you have had the pleasure of crossing paths with John Koegel. As Eastern Insurance Group’s President & CEO and current Chairman of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA), John is an inspirational leader who has been in the industry for more than 30 years. Insurance was not John’s initial career path, however … keep reading to find out the details of one of our most interesting EIG Employee Spotlights! John has been with Eastern Insurance since 1989, prior to our purchase by Eastern Bank. At that time we were known as Allied American Insurance Agency and had just 32 employees. John has played an integral role in the growth of the company, now with 425 employees and 24 office locations. Shortly after Eastern Insurance was acquired by Arbella Insurance in 1993, we began acquiring many other small insurance agencies at a rapid pace, sometimes as many as one per month. In 1998, John took the le ... Continue Reading
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Posted by on 9/11/2019 10:05 AM

At Eastern Insurance, we pride ourselves on our collaborative work environment. . Our team approach is essential to offering our clients the high level of attention and service they deserve.  This summer we added several new interns to our offices and even though they were only with us for a short time, they were able to learn not only about the insurance industry but working as a team in a corporate environment. For our latest staff spotlight, we’re excited to introduce you to three of our summer interns, Michaela Casey, Emily Bernard and Xiaofan Gao!  Michaela Casey Michaela is a rising sophomore at Suffolk University studying politics, philosophy and economics. Over the last few months, she worked in our Personal Lines Division helping to organize the data system in preparation of the transition to a new Customer Management System, as well as many other tasks throughout the course of her internship. During her time at Eastern Insurance, Michaela enjoyed working with computers and the ... Continue Reading
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Posted by on 5/9/2019 11:56 AM

Starting a new business is an exciting and challenging time, and can often seem like a daunting task to build a strong base for your financial future. Whether you are starting your new business as a side gig, or launching a full-time business and looking for investors, there are a few things that every future business owner needs to do to get started. Continue Reading
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Posted by on 3/29/2019 12:04 PM

  Here at Eastern Insurance, we pride ourselves on being a women-led company, with 2/3 of our staff, and our managers, being female. In honor of National Women’s History Month, we’re sharing a few stories and pieces of advice from some of the women of Eastern Insurance. “Most people I know didn’t go into insurance specifically, we seem to fall into it. For me, my kids were all in school and it was a bet from my husband that I couldn’t get a job! Well, shortly after calling my sister who worked in the insurance industry, I had a part-time job working mother’s hours and learning the world of insurance. Over 20 later, I still love my job and have been working with many of the same people. There is always opportunity to learn and grow in insurance. Whether you are a number cruncher (underwriter), like working with people (service team or sales), or enjoy research and marketing, there are so many opportunities within the industry. It is also inclusive from a demogr ... Continue Reading
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Posted by on 3/19/2018 6:25 AM

In the event that you have to file an insurance claim due to damage to your home, car, or other personal property, we put together this guide to walk you through the process. At Eastern Insurance, we have a dedicated claims team that will work with you and for you to get your claim processed and resolved. They are always your advocate, and your best resource for follow-up questions, status inquiries, and any other assistance you may need throughout the claims process. 

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Posted by on 2/19/2017 12:00 PM

While it may be a winter wonderland for some, as a property manager, snow and ice buildup means lots of hazards with the potential for costly liability. If you deal with either commercial or residential property, you are responsible for the side effects of winter. Just like with any other hazard, the property manager can be held liable if they cause injury due to snow and ice. To avoid litigation resulting from winter injuries, follow our tips below to reduce liability and to maintain safe property even in the dead of winter.


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