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TINTON FALLS, NJ World Insurance Associates LLC (“WIA”), a Top 100 Insurance Brokerage, announced today it acquired Pope Insurance Agency Inc. (“Pope”) of Plainville, MA on October 1, 2021. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pope Insurance Agency, Inc. is a multi-line Massachusetts insurance agency. They offer personal insurance--car, home and life, as well as business insurance, which includes comprehensive commercial insurance solutions.

“For the past 31 years our goal has been to provide the best insurance solutions, coverages, prices and personal services for our clients, “ says Gregory C. Pope, President, Pope Insurance Agency. “As part of World, we can offer our clients access to even more insurance companies for even better options and the best possible value.”

“We are pleased to welcome Pope to the World family,” says Rich Eknoian, CEO and Co-Founder of WIA. “I know that Pope will continue to be successful, providing the level of personal service and friendliness their clients expect.”

Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla provided legal counsel to WIA, and Morrison Mahoney provided legal counsel to Pope. No other advisors, diligence firms or legal counsel were disclosed. unit


About World Insurance Associates LLC

World Insurance Associates LLC (World) is headquartered in Tinton Falls, N.J., and is a full-service insurance organization providing individuals and businesses with top products and services across personal and commercial insurance lines, employee benefits, retirement and financial services and human capital management solutions. Since its founding in 2012, World has completed 127 acquisitions and serves its customers from more than 150 offices in the U.S. World is ranked #2 on Business Insurance’s Fastest Growing Brokers list, #53 on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list, #31 on Insurance Journal’s Top 100 Independent P&C Agencies list, and #38 on Insurance Journal’s Top 50 Personal Lines Agencies list. For more information, please visit

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732-380-0900 Ext. 736

Mergers & Acquisitions Contact:

Bradley Unger, Senior Vice President, Business Development







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