The Newberry Group Member Agencies
Newberry Insurance Agency
Newberry Insurance is a family owned and operated independent agency which was started in 1913 in South Windsor, CT.
We are the oldest business in South Windsor. We continue to be the area’s trusted choice by carrying on the Newberry
family legacy of conducting business with integrity and pride. We are a member of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce,
Independent Insurance Agents of Connecticut, and the Professional Insurance Agents Association of Connecticut. Newberry
serves as our main office and contains our dedicated service team, requote team, and both personal and commercial lines
agents. Our partner offices have allowed us to strengthen our insurance product offerings, and to bring friendly and
reliable local service to all parts of Connecticut.
Simsbury Insurance Center
Simsbury Insurance was founded in 2000 by Geoffrey Bell after thirty years in the industry providing both personal and
commercial lines of insurance. Simsbury Insurance grew to become the first partner agency of the Newberry Group.
Simsbury Insurance continues to provide exemplary asset protection for clients through property and casualty insurance,
and life and health insurance.
Tangarone & Prelli Insurance
Tangarone & Prelli Insurance was formed in 1999 through a merger of two well-known and respected local agencies-
D’Amore Insurance and The Prelli Insurance Agency. Since joining the Newberry Group in 2011, Guy Tangarone and
our dedicated personal & commercial insurance agents have continued to provide world class service and state of the
art insurance products to their customers across Litchfield County.
Raynard & Peirce
Raynard & Peirce has been providing exceptional service to Canaan and the surrounding communities since 1929.
Raynard & Peirce houses our reputable life & health insurance department, and financial services department headed by
experienced agent Anthony ‘Andy’ Gandolfo. Raynard & Peirce also has dedicated staff for both personal lines and
commercial lines of insurance. Nick Fanelli continues to represent Raynard & Peirce as an active member of both the Canaan
Chamber of Commerce and the Litchfield Chamber of commerce. Conveniently located in northern Connecticut, adjacent to the
New York and Massachusetts borders, Raynard & Peirce provides asset protection to clients all over New England.
W.J. Irish Insurance
Wally Irish established the W.J. Irish Insurance Agency in 1976 after 4 years as an independent agent. Since then, the
agency has expanded to a thriving full-service agency. The agency is very active in the Manchester community, and is a
member of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, The Independent
Insurance Agents of Connecticut and the Professional Insurance Agents Association of Connecticut. The W.J. Irish motto is
"Service You Can Trust", and we work very hard at providing just that to our valued clients.
Prindle Insurance Agency
Since 1961 Barclay Prindle has brought his enthusiasm and expertise for insurance to the tri-state area. Prindle Insurance Agency
remains committed to providing friendly local service, and is located at 22 West Main Street, in Sharon's downtown business section.
Prindle Insurance specializes in property & casualty insurance including: home & auto insurance, commercial insurance, antique
auto and specialty insurance, and more. The primary areas that Prindle Insurance serves include Litchfield County, CT;
Dutchess County, NY; and Berkshire County MA.