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TINTON FALLS, NJ, April 17, 2018–World Insurance Associates LLC, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ, acquired Edward R. Bluestein & Associates LLC on March 01, 2018.

Edward R. Bluestein & Associates LLC, located in Blue Bell, PA, is a group employee benefits agency that prides itself on offering customized benefit packages at the most competitive market rates.  Currently, they serve over 100 local clients. The company specializes in group health, dental, and ancillary products such as vision and disability.  The sole owner, Edward R. Bluestein, ventured out on his own in 2005, founding Edward R. Bluestein & Associates LLC. 

Rich Eknoian, co-founder of World Insurance Associates LLC, stated “We are more than thrilled to welcome Edward R. Bluestein and the entire staff to the World Insurance team.  We intend to put their excellence in the group health insurance marketplace to good use as we continue to grow our organization.”

“Our primary objective is customer satisfaction and taking a hands-on approach to managing the insurance needs of our customers.  Together with World Insurance Associates LLC, I firmly believe that we will not only achieve this goal but far surpass it,” said Edward R. Bluestein, owner and operator of Edward R. Bluestein Associates LLC.

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, 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 and serves its customers from 16 offices in NJ, PA, NY, CT, RI, OH and FL. It has completed 27 acquisitions and has a current run rate revenue over $29 million. The company is ranked #20 on the list of New Jersey’s 2017 50 Fastest Growing Companies and #6 in New Jersey’s Top Insurance Brokerages.

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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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