The Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island (IIARI) is a trade association established July 25, 1900. IIARI membership includes most every independent agency in Rhode Island who employ nearly 1,400 individuals.
IIARI is an affiliate of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc. (IIABA), the largest property and casualty insurance producers organization in the world. IIARI membership automatically includes membership in IIABA and participation in the Trusted Choice consumer brand.
Membership in IIARI is on an agency basis and all agency employees are eligible to take advantage of member services offered by the IIARI and IIABA.
On September 30, 1982 IIARI dedicated its offices located at 2400 Post Road in Warwick. The facility hosts numerous groups and organizations.
IIARI's mission is to enhance the competitive position and satisfy the business, professional, education and political needs of member agents.
Why an Independent Insurance Agent?
There are a number of ways to procure perosnal or business insurance. Independent insurance agents are individual entrepreneurs who own their business and have the unique ability to access multiple insurance company products. The ability to work with numerous markets equates to the best opportunity to tailor coverage to suit your specific needs.
As independent businesspeople who live and work in your community, independent agents also impact the local economy. Nearly 1,400 individuals are employed by independent agents in Rhode Island and they, like you, pay taxes in addition to being committed to the state and local business climate. IIARI members are vested in the success of our state and demonstrate it every day in Rotary Clubs, little league baseball organizations and other civic and charitable organizations. Whether providing support or employing your next door neighbor, independent agents look out for your interests.
Your Independent Insurance Agent:
- Is a licensed professional with strong customer & community ties
- Provides excellent service & competitive prices
- Assists you when you have a claim
- Is your consultant, working to determine your needs
- Offers you a choice of insurance plans & programs
- Offers one-stop shopping for a full range of products; home, renters, auto, business, life and health
Relationships and customer service is the key to an independent agent's livelihood so serving you is the independent agent's most important concern!
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