Our Ashland, PA office, Murray Insurance Associates (originally founded in 1930 by Paul G. Murray) joined AssuredPartners in January 2021. As an insurance broker serving the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern States Regions of the U.S., our team provides clients with a wide choice of products and services including risk management, property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, third party administration and wealth management.
We also offer a variety of specialty insurance programs, including:
- Insurance protection for Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) companies and their executives.
- Communities Advancing Retirement Excellence (CARE), a captive insurance company for not-for-profit central Pennsylvania retirement communities.
- Program administration for Central Pennsylvania Physicians Risk (CPP), providing a stable source of medical professional liability insurance coupled with a proprietary, comprehensive risk management program designed for physicians and their practices.
- Program management for Mid-Atlantic Safety Group (underwritten by Penn National Insurance), a group dividend insurance program for contractors.
Throughout our 90+ year history, we’ve strategically added products and seasoned professionals to develop custom-tailored solutions, including captives, risk retention groups, self-insurance programs, and specialty areas of expertise in construction and surety bonding, agribusiness, manufacturing, hospitality, and healthcare. Our goal is to provide smart solutions to help clients be better prepared and more secure. Our core values – building trust, creating opportunity, cultivating community, seeking balance, celebrating diversity and taking ownership – guide our every thought, action, and promise kept.
Richard M. Rankin
As Agency President, Richard M. Rankin, CIC, is responsible for management and oversight of the Murray Insurance Associates offices, which joined AssuredPartners in January 2021. For 40 years, Rick has dedicated his career to Murray and the insurance industry. His open-door policy means every employee’s voice is heard. He is supportive of the agency and the staff as they grow, seeing the visible results of the support we give our clients and community.
Rick demonstrates the importance of the Agency’s core value, Cultivate Community. He actively participates on the Boards of the Southern End Community Association and Lancaster City Alliance. He is Vice Chair of Insurance Agents & Brokers of PA, MD and DE and is a member of numerous insurance company advisory groups.
Rick enjoys farming and hunting as well as spending time with his wife, three daughters and his grandchildren. Keeping connected to his roots is important, as he lives and works his farm in Quarryville, which has been in the family for generations.