Shelton, CT - DiMatteo Insurance in Shelton announced it has merged in early 2021 with ACBI Insurance and has relocated to ACBI Insurance’s headquarters located at 2 Corporate Drive, Shelton. Both the firms have more than 75 years of history in the Greater Bridgeport area.
Together ACBI and DiMatteo Insurance have created one of the largest insurance firms in Connecticut with over 3,000 clients and 40 employees.
Daniel F. Keane of Fairfield, President of ACBI Insurance, in announcing the merger said, “I am very pleased to have Kim DiMatteo of Bethany and Rob Lesko of Shelton and their team joining forces with ACBI. The DiMatteo name has been synonymous with the construction industry in Fairfield County for over 30 years. Kim is currently the President of the Fairfield County Home Builders Association and a Director of the state and national associations devoting much of her career to the construction business. In addition, Rob has been involved with the Shelton community for many years and recently completed his term as President of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce. We look forward to many successful years together.”
ACBI Insurance, founded in 2004, represents clients in more than 40 states and is an industry leader in brokerage and consulting services for the banking and real estate industries and custom and self-funded employee benefit programs. The company has been recognized nationally as a Best Practice Insurance Firm for the past five years and in 2017 was selected by Reagan Consulting and the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers as the #1 insurance broker in its revenue category in the United States.
DiMatteo Insurance has been a member of the Shelton business community for many years and provides insurance services to a significant number of contractors throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties and New York City.
The firms will conduct business as ACBI Insurance with Daniel Keane holding the title of President and CEO and Kim DiMatteo as Senior Vice President. Together, the firm will represent many of the national and regional insurance carriers and provide services and products for home, business and employees with specialties in Construction and Hospitality, Financial Institutions and Executive Management, Employee Benefit programs and General Insurance.
Kim DiMatteo added, “I look forward to working with Daniel Keane at ACBI Insurance and his highly experienced and knowledgeable team. We are all committed to our clients and will continue to deliver exceptional customer service. In addition, I want to acknowledge our transition team who has worked tirelessly these past months under very difficult conditions due to the pandemic. They got the job done in record time!”
ACBI Insurance is an affiliate of Cross Financial Group in Bangor, Maine. For more information, contact ACBI Insurance at 203-259-7580 or www.ACBI-Ins.com.
PHOTO: Daniel F. Keane of Fairfield, President of ACBI Insurance in Shelton, left, welcomes Kim DiMatteo of Bethany, right, as the new Senior Vice President at ACBI Insurance. DiMatteo Insurance in Shelton merged in early 2021 with ACBI Insurance to become one of the largest insurance firms in Connecticut with their combined 3,000 clients and 40 employees.