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TINTON FALLS, NJ, December 4, 2018–World Insurance Associates LLC, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ, acquired Amato Insurance Agency of Neptune and Barnegat, New Jersey on November 1, 2018.

Amato Insurance Agency has been protecting individuals, families, and businesses throughout New Jersey since 1994. The family-owned independent insurance agency focuses on people helping people: professional service with a personal touch. With a broad network of carriers, Amato Insurance Agency provides clients with the best possible rate for the protection they need. As specialists in automotive service businesses, Amato Insurance Agency is able to provide superior coverage in addition to exclusive benefits to members of many major Automotive Associations, to which the Agency is a proud supporter and active participant.

Rich Eknoian, CEO and co-founder of World Insurance Associates LLC stated, “We warmly welcome the seasoned professionals at Amato Insurance Agency to our organization.”

“We have always embraced the technological innovations that benefit our clients, and this partnership with World Insurance Associates is no different. We will continue to provide the personal service our clients enjoy with the added enhancements that World Insurance provides,” stated Joseph Amato, Jr., Vice President of Amato Insurance Agency.

World Insurance Associates LLC is an independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ. It offers extensive, cost-effective personal and business insurance solutions in 46 states. The company specializes in transportation, hospitality, self-storage facilities, construction (surety), manufactures, nonprofits, and law firms. World Insurance Associates also provides group benefits and property and casualty insurance to companies of all sizes in a variety of industries in addition to insurance services for individuals, focusing on coastal properties and high net worth clients. World Insurance Associates began business in 2012, has completed 34 acquisitions, and serves its customers from 22 offices in NJ, PA, NY, CT, RI, ME, OH, FL, and Washington DC. The company is ranked #15 on the 2018 NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies in NJ and #6 in New Jersey's Top Insurance Brokerages, also by NJBIZ. World Insurance Associates made the 2018 Inc. 5000 list at #1680, has been named a Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agency by Insurance Journal, and is ranked #47 by Business Insurance's Best Places to Work 2018.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Rich Eknoian at 732-523-2106 or email


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