Established Columbus Day, October 12, 1988, our company has grown to a full-service multi-line agency serving the insurance needs of more than 1200 individuals and families, and over 600 business concerns throughout the State of Connecticut primarily in New Haven County.  From “day one”, our principal belief of conducting business has been  HONESTY, INTEGRITY and PERSONALIZED SERVICE.  Adherence to those simple tenets over the past 20 years continues to result in growth of our company, primarily through referrals from a very satisfied clientele.

Contessa Insurance Agency Inc. is a firm of proven insurance specialists.  Commitment to professionalism and profitable growth are commensurate with our reputation as caring and conscientious people.
As an Independent Agency with its focus on service, “Contessa” offers Property and Casualty coverage for small to medium-sized businesses along with Group Health, Life and Disability coverage.  For families and individuals, a wide variety of carriers are represented to place coverage for people’s needs for Home, Auto, Umbrella coverages as well as individual Life, Health and Disability.

We represent a carefully selected group of financially sound and reputable insurance companies.  We are committed to maintaining a high standard of excellence in all that we do, and have established a mutual trust with each of our clients and companies.

  •  We strive for excellence by placing insurance coverage with the company offering the best product available at a competitive price that meets the needs of each individual or business.

    At Contessa Insurance Agency Inc., we are proud of our reputation for excellent client service.  Maintaining your business, your trust and confidence are of the utmost importance to us.   To achieve our goal of keeping our clients for a lifetime, we are constantly striving:
  • To negotiate and handle your situations or questions in the same manner we would want our own personal business handled.
  • To project a helpful, knowledgeable and courteous attitude.
  • To reassure you that your best interests are our priority.

  • To respond to any frustrations you have calmly, answer any and all questions, and explain every situation clearly.
  • To serve you as a unique human being and respect your feelings and emotions.
  • To be your personal representative in the field of insurance, so you are fully knowledgeable about what insurance is and what your coverages are.
  • To listen to you actively and learn your personal needs and expectations.
  • To be thorough in each and every aspect of our work on your behalf.
  • To be attentive, conscientious, welcoming and sensitive to your needs.
  • To remember that we are a service business first and foremost, and, at all times be just that, a service representative of, and FOR you . . . . our  valued client.

Our professional staff analyzes your insurance requirements first from the viewpoint of risk management.  By risk elimination, risk reduction, risk transfer or risk assumption the cost of our client’s insurance program may be considerably reduced.  We “shop” the insurance for price comparisons and review all exposures for additional coverage recommendations.