Our Cranford, NJ location at 20 Commerce Drive is home to two AssuredPartners teams:
AP/The Insurance Centers began as Donald F. LaPenna Associates, Inc., founded in 1980 and joined AssuerdPartners in 2013. Under the leadership of Donald F. LaPenna, Managing Director, The Insurance Centers offers specialty insurance and risk management programs for commercial real estate, social services, transportation as well as personal insurance coverage and employee benefits, designing tailored solutions for individuals and businesses.
AP/Jamison was originally founded in 1898 in New York City as Herbert L. Jamison & Co. and became part of AssuredPartners in 2011. Jamison stands firmly in their belief that each client is unique with different necessities that must be addressed individually. Their specialties include placing coverages such as professional liability, commercial property, general liability, commercial auto, workers compensation, umbrella and excess liability, directors & officers liability and cyber liability. They work closely with many clients in the legal, financial, manufacturing, real estate and non-profit/social services industries.
AP/Jamison also includes the group formerly known a AxisPoint Benefit Advisors, which was originally established in 1991 and became part of AssuredPartners in 2013. This group has focused exclusively in the employee benefits industry for over 25 years, and brings with them a strong committment to providing the best strategic plan designs to their clients by maximizing the use of each dollar spent on employee benefit programs.
Donald F. LaPenna Jr. Agency President
Donald F. LaPenna Jr. has over 30 years of experience as an independent insurance agent. He began his career at the agency in 1983 under the tutelage of Donald F. LaPenna, Sr. Throughout the years, he has developed comprehensive insurance and risk management programs for national and regional clients.
Donald has recently served as President of the Professional Insurance Agents Association of New Jersey and has received Director of the Year Award from the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey. He has also been recognized as one of the Top Producers of 2017 in Insurance Business Magazine.
Donald is involved in several charitable organizations and has served on served as a board member and officer of the Union County Red Cross and the Central NJ Juvenile Diabetes foundation. Donald joined AssuredPartners in 2015.