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Meeker Sharkey & Hurley ~ Named US Specialty Broker 2016

Source:  Insurance Business America (  

Insurance Business America Magazine produced their  first-ever compilation of agencies that have found their niche – and success. From coast to coast, these 148 agencies and brokers provide specialized services to insure their clients’ every need.  Meeker Sharkey & Hurley is recognized for their specialization in insuring  nonprofits.



Cranford, NJ
Specialty: Nonprofits

The original Meeker Sharkey was formed more than 100 years ago and became Meeker Sharkey & Hurley in 2014 after merging with The James F. Hurley Insurance Agency. For the past 20 years, the firm has specialized in insuring nonprofits, which account for 20% to 25% of their current book of business.

The agency’s nonprofits clients range from social service and mental health agencies to halfway houses and YMCA/YWCA programs. Richard Skorupski, senior vice president and lead for the agency’s nonprofit team, explains that his team “goes well beyond just purchasing insurance.” Skorupski and his team sit on numerous nonprofit safety committees and are actively involved in the nonprofit community, allowing them to have an in-depth understanding of their clients’ insurance and risk management needs.

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