The Essex Agency is one of the most trusted insurance agencies in Vermont

Our purpose and goal is to protect our community. We are committed to hiring the best staff and representing only quality, trustworthy and competitive insurance companies. The Essex Agency is currently operated by native Vermonters, David Holton and John Handy. Located at heart of Essex Junction, Vermont since 1972.

Our office is made of local employees that know the Vermont community; we shop the same stores you do, and drive the same roads. This is an important factor when choosing where to purchase your insurance. We pride ourselves on providing you with personal and local service. We are always available, and when the worst happens we will be here to help you through the claim process.  

As a locally owned and operated agency, we understand and advocate for you, the insurance buyer. Our experienced staff will work with you to tailor your coverage. We represent a wide variety of insurance companies, both national and local, providing car insurance, home insurance, business insurance, and more.

Want to compare your policy? 
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What is an independent insurance agency?

  • Independent insurance agencies work with multiple local and national insurance companies to provide policies and customer service to local residents and business owners. 
  • Example: The Essex Agency!
  • Benefits: One stop shopping – When you apply with The Essex Agency we get to work finding the best combination of coverage and premium for you today. We will continuously review your account and provide you different options that suit your future needs. 
  • This ensures top notch customer service and less work for you. 

Privacy Policy

At The Essex Agency, we are committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to this Web site and as our customer. To our visitors and to our customers, we offer this pledge:

The Essex Agency is the owner of the information, which is collected on this Web site. We will not sell, disseminate, disclose, trade, transmit, transfer, share, lease or rent any personally identifiable information to any third party not specifically authorized by you to receive your information except as we have disclosed to you in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection
 – We will ask you to provide your personal information to us when you enroll for coverage and when you purchase an insurance policy from us. We will also ask you to provide your personal information to us when you send e-mail to us from this Web site. When you enroll for an insurance policy at THE ESSEX AGENCY, we will ask you to provide your name, home address, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address. This information will be provided to the insurance company when you purchase an insurance policy so they can establish you as a policyholder. We will maintain a record of your information at the offices of THE ESSEX AGENCY. so we can provide you with policyholder service. The employees of THE ESSEX AGENCY are each required to sign and acknowledge a Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement. Each employee has been instructed on maintaining the privacy of each customer and the importance of protecting the customer’s personal information.

When you purchase an insurance policy from THE ESSEX AGENCY, you will pay the premiums with your credit card or personal check. If you use your credit card to pay the premium, your credit card information is deleted from our records after your purchase has been authorized. A transaction number will be provided to you on your Binder of Insurance. You may use this transaction number as a reference to the credit card purchase. We do not keep a record of your credit card information. If you pay the premium using your personal check, we will keep a copy of your check in your file.

When you send us e-mail from this website, you will provide us with certain personally identifiable information including your e-mail address.

 – A cookie is a piece of data that is stored on a visitor’s hard drive while they are visiting this Web site. We may utilize a short-lived form of cookie when you visit this site. At THE ESSEX AGENCY, a cookie is only used to identify one unique visitor from another visitor during a particular session. A session is the period of active site-use while that unique visitor is linked to our server. We may use cookie technology during a session as a tool to carry forward your input information during the enrollment process. This enables the visitor to input their information once and have the information appear later during the enrollment process. No personally identifiable information is stored on the cookie. The cookie expires and is deleted from the visitor’s computer as soon as they close their browser or if they are not actively browsing our Web site for more than 20 minutes. Should a previous visitor to our Web site return for a new session, they will be issued a new cookie and in no way will they be recognized as a visitor from a previous visit or session.

Third Party Links
 – This Web site may contain links to third party Web sites that are not controlled by THE ESSEX AGENCY. These third party links are made available to you as a convenience and you agree to use these links at your own risk. Please be aware that THE ESSEX AGENCY is not responsible for the content of third party web sites linked to THE ESSEX AGENCY nor are we responsible for the privacy policy or practices of third party Web sites linked to THE ESSEX AGENCY. Our Privacy Policy only applies to information we collect from you while you are at and while you are actively in a session with THE ESSEX AGENCY. If you should link to a third party Web site from THE ESSEX AGENCY, we strongly encourage you to review and become familiar with that Web site’s privacy policy.

Changes In Our Privacy Policy
. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy without providing you with advance notice of our intent to make the changes.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us.