Secaucus, N.J. (June 12 2014) – Allstate Insurance Company has named Allstate exclusive agency owner Rob Merlo a Top Agency in Allstate Business Insurance sales. The award recognizes Merlo for top sales in writing business insurance and for setting high standards in serving the protection needs of fellow business owners.
“As a small-business owner myself, I understand how much hard work goes into building a successful business. I also know how important it is to protect what you’ve built and earned,” said Merlo. “I am proud to accept this award and remain committed to serving other entrepreneurs and this entire community.”
“Every small business deserves a chance to thrive,” said Michael Barton, president of Allstate Business Insurance. “Rob’s dedication to customers and businesses in his community is exemplary. He takes pride in helping business owners get off on the right foot and protect what matters to them.”
A lifelong Hudson County resident, Merlo attended Seton Hall University and is an accredited advisor of insurance. He is a member and vice president of the Rotary Club of Secaucus; a member of the board of directors for The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation; and a member of Unico.
Merlo has been with Allstate for 10 years and is a member of the Allstate New Jersey Hall of Fame. His agency is located at 700 Plaza Drive in Secaucus and can be reached at (201) 867-2287 or http://agents.allstate.com/rob-merlo-secaucus-nj.html. For more information about small business insurance log on to Allstate’s website: http://www.allstate.com/business-insurance.aspx.
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, serving approximately 16 million households through its Allstate, Encompass, Esurance and Answer Financial brand names and Allstate Financial business segment. Allstate branded insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services are offered through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives, as well as via www.allstate.com, www.allstate.com/financial and 1-800 Allstate®, and are widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” In 2013, $29 million was given by The Allstate Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners to support local communities. Allstate employees and agency owners donated 200,000 hours of service across the country.