Press Release

Safeco Insurance® recognizes Norton Insurance for excellent performance

CUMBERLAND, Maine – Safeco Insurance recently recognized Norton Insurance of Cumberland with a Premier Partner award for outstanding performance and partnership. Fewer than 10% of independent insurance agencies that sell Safeco personal lines products receive this distinguished honor.

Safeco ranks 84th on the Fortune 100 list of the largest U.S. Corporations and sells insurance to drivers and homeowners through a network of independent agents throughout the United States. Inclusion in the Safeco Premier Partner Program is reserved for only the very best agencies, according to Matthew Nickerson, president of Safeco Insurance.

“We are honored to be recognized by Safeco as a Premier Partner,” said Jeff Begin, President, Norton Insurance Agency. “We make it a priority at Norton to deliver superior-quality service and the trusted advice that our customers deserve and expect.”

The commitment and high achievement of Premier Partners like Norton Insurance have earned them access to special resources and programs that support the agency’s ability to better serve their customers and grow their business.

Norton Insurance • Financial are specialists in business insurance and employee benefits. The Norton team takes great pride in their consultative, relationship-based approach to risk and asset management. Norton agents work with their clients on an ongoing basis to provide monitoring and guidance and to develop creative solutions that are tailored specifically to the needs of their families, their business and their employees. Norton’s team of business insurance and employee benefits specialists is armed with a depth of knowledge and years of experience that we put to work for our clients. By offering proactive service, regular analysis and prompt and thorough reviews, Norton identifies opportunities, uncovers hidden exposures, and provides comprehensive services in the areas of Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Property and Casualty Insurance, Personal Insurance, Employee Benefits and Retirement Plans

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