Satellite Agency Network Celebrates 30 Years

[February 20, 2013] Hampton, NH: SIAA, Inc. – the largest Alliance of Independent Property & Casualty Insurance Agencies in the country – is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Satellite Agency Network (SAN Group) of Swanzey, NH. According to SIAA Chairman & CEO Jim Masiello, “Thirty years ago, we established SAN Group as a multi-level partnership for mentoring of member agencies. A success from the start, our business model was rolled out on the national level in 1995 and became the blueprint for the Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance. Today, behind SIAA’s stature as the premiere alliance of independent insurance agencies across the country, SAN Group remains our most successful Master Agency.” “We’ve been helping north east insurance agents at all stages of their development for three decades now.” said SAN Group President, Matt Masiello. “We serve local independent insurance agencies finding it difficult to receive carrier appointments, start new insurance agencies, and compete against larger insurance agencies. It’s a model that has worked for our member agencies through all kinds of economic environments and will continue to provide great value in the future as we keep delivering solutions such as access to companies, local and national incentives, agency development and education, programs and specialty markets, and so much more.” Throughout 2013, SAN Group will be recognizing its anniversary with use of the “30 Years” logo on their website and corporate materials. Additionally, SAN will celebrate this milestone at its annual business meeting at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on April 30th. The event typically draws approximately 500 attendees and is one of the largest insurance events in the northeast. SAN Group continues to grow by working from the inside out with its members to help them maximize their efforts and provide “the total solution for the independent agent”. With 325 members across 8 states, they the largest independent agency groups in the northeast. For more information about SAN Group, please visit SIAA is a national alliance with billions in combined profitable premium. SIAA utilizes its stability and strength through traditional and alternative market channels for the purpose of providing insurance consumers with competitive choices in addition to providing significant profit and equity appreciation opportunities for SIAA Member Agencies. This national alliance of insurance agencies has engaged more than 4,300 members. For additional information about SIAA, visit