Ridge Insurance Agency
Ridge Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency located just outside of Atlantic City, NJ. Established in 1990, we specialize in Commercial, Personal and Benefits insurance. Our team of professionals provide risk analysis, risk placement and risk management services. We offer a wide variety of insurance products at competitive prices. At Ridge Insurance Agency, insurance is our business but we strive to be relationship specialist. We feel there’s an advantage to being insured by the best. Give us the opportunity to earn your business.
Owner and President of Ridge Insurance Agency, Inc. as well as a founding partner and secretary of Insurance Agencies Inc.; Michael attended the University of Delaware where he studied Business Administration. He was licensed in 1976 by the State of New Jersey for Property, Casualty, Life and Health insurance production. Michael has 38 years of experience in Commercial, Personal and Public Entity programs. Michael was also a past president of the Atlantic County Insurance Agents. Michael was the subject of an article in the industry magazine Rough Notes (edition November 2007) about the Rebuilding of the Anchorage Tavern, a local landmark for Somers Point, Atlantic County, NJ. After a devastating fire that occurred on 9-11-06, the insurance plan that Michael put into place, coupled with the reconstruction efforts of many local contractors, the Anchorage was able to reopen in an unheard of four months.
Currently Vice President of Ridge Insurance Agencies, Barbara is a 1976 graduate of the Continental School of Insurance. She also attended advanced seminars in New Hampshire Insurance School. In 1994 Barbara achieved the Certified Insurance Counselor and Accredited Advisor in Insurance Designations. She has 38 years in the property and casualty insurance business specializing in larger commercial accounts and public entities. In an effort to keep current on the changes within the industry, Barbara attends annual two day Ruble Seminars given by the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research.
In 2019 Barbara will reach tenured status with the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors having held that designation for 25 years. Barbara was recently honored for her ongoing pledge to education, commitment to excellence, and dedication to the insurance profession. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, presented Mrs. Ridge with a formally -inscribed certificate for her continued participation in the CIC Program. Earning her CIC designation and maintaining all update requirements for twenty years places Mrs. Ridge in the top one percent of all insurance professionals in the country. ” The high standard maintained by Barbara Ridge not only benefits Ridge Insurance Agency and Insurance Agencies, Inc., but the insurance profession as a whole”, said Dr. William T. Hold, CIC, CPCU and CLU, President of the Society of CIC. The Society of CIC is an organization nationally recognized as a leading continuing education program of insurance professional. A not-for-profit organization, the Society of CIC is the cornerstone program for The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research , headquartered in Austin, Texas