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“I have worked with Marshall and his company for over a decade. He and his team have provided excellent service and guidance for all of my insurance needs through Chubb and other providers in New York, Florida, California and Colorado. If you are in need of a top-notch insurance agent, I cannot recommend them highly enough.”
Kai H. - New York, NY

Our Firm:
Mission and Pledge
The J.W. Allen Difference
Values You Can Rely On
  Why an Independent Broker
  Why an A-Class Broker
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  Robert C. Lawrence, III
Managing Partner
  Marshall D. Hendrian, Jr.
Managing Partner
  Dena Drago
Vice President

Our reputation for team member quality is, perhaps, our greatest asset.

Intellectual Capital: The quality of our people is our principal asset. We therefore hire the finest brokers and methodically share each colleague’s wisdom for the collaborative benefit of our clients.

Experience: With over 85 years in business and over 140 years of collective experience, we know which underwriters our clients can count on to be there after the fire or lawsuit.

Credibility: Top estate attorneys, financial planners, accountants and realtors all routinely refer business to us because they know we will serve their clients well.

Relationships and Leverage: The business volume, outstanding rapport and the trust we have developed with our underwriters allows our clients to be given every special consideration for preferred coverage terms and pricing.

Clients: We attract clients who seek true value-added advice and services through a long-term relationship. Our clients have been with us an average of more than 10 years; some over a half century.

Colleagues: Our reputation for quality allows us to attract the finest, most reputable brokers in the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area. Further, since we compensate our colleagues so that they aspire to retire at J.W. Allen, our clients can rely on the benefit of long-term relationships.

Culture: As a boutique we retain the feel of a family-run business, yet with the professional capabilities and pride of the industry’s elite. We place a high value on a solid work ethic, intellectual curiosity and continuous professional improvement. Our culture of teamwork means our clients routinely benefit from the thinking of the entire firm, not just one advisor.