Sauquoit Valley Insurance Co. continues to provide timely and effective insurance to homeowners, small commercial properties and local farmers 141 years after its founding.
According to current company president, Scott Jeffers, creativity and attention to customer needs have been key to the company’s sustained success.
The company was formed in 1877 by a group of Sauquoit-area farmers seeking affordable fire insurance. The company was renamed Sauquoit Valley Farmers Association Feb. 21, 1878, and has evolved since then to offer more diverse insurance options.
The company reverted to its original name while upholding its mission.
According to its website, www.sauquoitvalleyinsurance.com, the company supplies insurance to more than 2,200 customers in Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Otsego and Chenango counties, 47 percent of whom are farmers.
They office is located at 10170 Roberts Road in Sauquoit. Insurance quotes can be obtained online through the company’s website.
The company prides itself on offering old-school commitment to its policyholders through modern means. Along with online quotes the company, the company has direct writers who work with clients to find a policy that fits their needs. Sauquoit Valley writes and services its own policies.