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Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott, Inc. (JGS Insurance) is celebrating its 100-year milestone this month.  JGS was established in 1919 as a privately-owned independent insurance agency and real estate firm by Isadore “Izzy” Jacobson and Morris Goldfarb from Perth Amboy. Today, as a provider of business and personal insurance, JGS Insurance is one of the largest independently owned agencies in New Jersey and is licensed in all 50 states. The two principal owners, Kenneth Hager and Vincent Hager, represent in excess of 40 carriers both national and regional. The company is based in Bell Works and operates 23,500 square feet of space with offices in Florida, Maryland and Connecticut.

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Selective Insurance the recipient of its 2019 Company Award of Excellence. The presentation was made on September 20, 2019, at a gala ceremony held in conjunction with PIA’s Board of Directors meeting in Orlando, Fla. The PIA National Company Award of Excellence honors a company for its commitment to PIA, to the American Agency System and to furthering the interests of professional insurance agents by creating a better business environment.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].

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