Revolutionary “5-minute phone call” service model now available to retail agents in New York
BURLINGTON, N.C., October 4, 2010—TAPCO Insurance Services, Inc. (TAPCO), a Burlington, North Carolina-based MGA specializing in high-volume, middle-market excess and surplus insurance lines, announced today that the company’s revolutionary insurance service model is now available to retail agents in the state of New York. The announcement was made by TAPCO President Tap Johnson III.
TAPCO’s revolutionary service model offers retail agents the ability to bind coverage on the phone in minutes through the electronic generation, delivery and archiving of quotes, binders, policies and endorsements.
Since starting their aggressive national growth plan in 2007, TAPCO has more than doubled their territory from eight states to 20, including Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington state and Washington D.C.
“Our service model was created so that real people could help real agents receive the superior products they need in a simple, five-minute phone call,” said Johnson. “We know the New York agents who use us will find the TAPCO way of doing business to be easy, affordable and efficient.”
TAPCO has the binding authority for more than 1,000 classes of business, including all types of General Liability; General, Specialty, and Artisan Contractors; Property; Vacant Property and Builder’s Risk; and Dwelling/Homeowners, among other lines. For more information about TAPCO or to receive an instant quote, please call 1-800-334-5579, or visit www.gotapco.com.
TAPCO was founded in 1983 in Burlington, N.C., by Tapley O. Johnson Jr., and specializes in the timely placement of Excess & Surplus lines business for both commercial and personal lines insurance accounts. TAPCO has in-house binding authority to write more than 1,000 classes of business, through A-rated carriers for a wide range of risks, including all types of Property; General Liability; Inland Marine; Dwelling and Homeowners; Vacant and Builder’s Risk; Liquor Liability; and General, Specialty and Artisan Contractors; and other lines. The company began with just three people but has since grown to five offices that employ 180 people, service 12,000 agencies and currently write in 20 states.