CROWN INSURANCE AGENCY OF NORTH
TONAWANDA, NY JOINS THE NIA GROUP, LLC
PARAMUS, NJ, February 2, 2006 – The Crown Insurance Agency, located at 31 Weber
Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120 has joined The NIA Group, a leading insurance and
financial services organization, effective January 1, 2006. In addition to Dale Peter,
Crownís president, several other Crown associates will be joining The NIA Group. The
Crown Insurance office in North Tonawanda will operate as The NIA / Crown Agency
effective immediately. The Crown Agency was founded over one hundred years ago.
The NIA / Crown combination signifies NIAís steadfast commitment to grow its New
York State presence and position as a world-class player. Over the past two years, NIA
has acquired two agencies in the upstate New York region: Mangi-Vanner of
Poughkeepsie and the Guastella Agency of Hamburg.
ìWe are very pleased to join The NIA Group. By combining with the largest privatelyowned insurance brokerage in the NY metropolitan area, Crown now has access to new
and more competitive insurance markets and services for our clients. We are very excited
about the opportunity to provide new products to our customers, including all facets of
commercial and personal insurance, group benefit programs, life insurance, and other
services”, stated Mr. Peter.
The NIA Group, LLC creates customized insurance and financial solutions that fit
clientsí unique needs and makes it possible for them to flourish in business, at home and
in life. Founded in 1926, NIAís product lines include: commercial insurance, employee
benefits, personal insurance, and financial services. Today, NIA manages the insurance
and financial services needs of over 50,000 businesses and individuals nationwide, and is
the largest privately held insurance and financial services agency in the New York
metropolitan area. The company has 16 offices throughout New Jersey, New York,
Connecticut and Florida, and ranks ninth among the largest privately held insurance
brokers nationwide. For more information, log on to www.niagroup.com.
Mystic Capital Advisors Group, LLC provided transaction advisory services to NIA.