Paid Family and Medical Leave in Massachusetts

Posted on Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Employers in Massachusetts should start to plan for the new Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law, which will begin to be implemented in stages starting in July 2019.


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Elliot Whittier Insurance Renews Five Star Agency Designation

Posted on Fri, Mar 15, 2019

The Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA), is proud to announce that Elliot Whittier Insurance of Danvers and Winthrop has renewed their Five Star Agency Designation.  They have been a Five Star Agency since 2015 and continue to demonstrate excellence in the five imperatives associated with the designation:  Customer Focus, Management/Leadership, Human Resources, Product & Process and Future Success Initiatives. It is a very select group that has attained this designation; only 26 out of more than 1,500 agencies in Massachusetts hold it.

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What do Property Managers Need to Know About Commercial Property Insurance in Massachusetts

Posted on Wed, Mar 28, 2018

If you are a Massachusetts Property Manager, you probably have a lot of responsibilities.  You may deal directly with the Board, owners, tenants and prospective tenants, rent collection, maintenance issues, complaints and more.

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Tags: Massachusetts Insurance, commercial property, commercial insurance, Master condo insurance, property managers, Apartment building insurance

Shannon Blazak Receives CISR Designation

Posted on Thu, Aug 14, 2014

The designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) has been conferred upon Shannon Blazak, Personal Lines Customer Service Representative at Elliot Whittier Insurance Services, of Danvers & Winthrop, MA.

"This designation recognizes Shannon's successful completion of quite an intense variety of Insurance courses, which are followed by a series of extensive examinations," stated Elliot Whittier CEO Steve Roy, who added “we encourage and applaud staff who seek continuing education and designations in our industry.  Continuing education ensures that our staff will remain up-to-date on important changes and trends in insurance related issues that can affect our clients.  We are proud to say that every Elliot Whittier employee involved with insurance operations is licensed and 15 employees have a professional designation.”

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Steve Roy Appointed to MAIA Board of Directors

Posted on Thu, Nov 14, 2013

Elliot Whittier Insurance Services, LLC, is pleased to share the announcement by the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) that it has appointed Steven P. Roy, CIC,  to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Francis Mancini, Esq., President and CEO of MAIA commented:  “The Massachusetts insurance landscape has experienced dramatic changes over the last few years.  It is difficult to predict what the next few years will hold for our business in the Commonwealth.  What is certain is that these years will be critical to the future of the Independent Insurance Agents in our state.   Steve’s insurance knowledge and business experience will be of great value to our association as we strive to assist our members in maintaining their position as the distribution channel of choice for Massachusetts insurance consumers. We at MAIA look forward to having Steve join our Board and the contributions he will undoubtedly make to our success.”

Steve Roy is the President and CEO of Elliot Whittier Insurance, LLC, located in Danvers and Winthrop Massachusetts.  Mr. Roy has a broad range of commercial and personal insurance as well as business expertise spanning over 20 years in the insurance industry.

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Tags: MAIA, Steve Roy, Massachusetts Insurance