Gloron acquired Health Insurance Specialists, Inc. (HISI), a multi-line insurance agency located in Rockville, Maryland on September 1, 2017. The acquisition allows Gloron to provide a wider array and depth of services to our clients and to expand our reach further along the East Coast. The two agencies share the same corporate and family values as well as a deep commitment to clients.Gloron, founded in 1926, has grown into a nationally recognized agency that currently serves over 2500 individual and corporate clients. Gloron deals in a wide variety of insurance products including Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, as well as Life and Health benefits. Gloron represents many different carriers so as to coordinate the most efficient insurance portfolio for its clients.
At Gloron, we believe our team of highly skilled professionals is second to none; combining an enthusiasm for helping others with a wide range of experience and expertise. Our team is committed to building long lasting relationships with our clients, to finding you the very best coverage options and delivering solutions that protect you both today and tomorrow. Gloron is a 3rd generation family business, and it is our privilege to provide you a level of passion and an attention to detail you won’t find anywhere else.
We’ve accomplished a lot in the last 90+ years. Find out more about where we came from and where we are headed on our informative timeline.
1926-1956Jack Edelson & Arthur Goidel begin the company that one day will be known as Gloron Agency, Inc. To officially start the business, Jack becomes a representative of The Travelers Insurance Company thru their Empire State Branch. The first office is located at 23rd Street in NY at the Flatiron Building. In 1948, the company moves to the Empire State Building with Jack and Arthur providing Property & Casualty coverage, as well as Life Insurance.
1959The business has grown and Gloria DiSenza joins Jack & Arthur as the first full time Company employee.
1961Aaron Silverman joins the firm.
1966 - 1968Arthur passes away suddenly in 1966 and Jack, due to health concerns, retires in 1968.
Jan 1, 1979The company’s name officially becomes Gloron Agency, Inc. and the new company logo, the Gloron “G”, is introduced.
1988After working as a Field Representative for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America for several years, Michael Silverman officially joins Gloron as a salesman.
1992Michael successfully earns his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, considered to be one of the most respected insurance designations in the industry. Within the next 7 years, he achieves his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) credential and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, as well.
1994Gloron relocates its office to 125 Maiden Lane in NYC. Over the next 20 years, the firm will relocate within Manhattan several times. Gloron’s office is in lower Manhattan during many difficult times, including both 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy.
1997Gloron introduces its official tagline, “Our Family Protecting Your Family Since 1926”
2003Michael Silverman is named President & CEO of Gloron Agency, Inc.
2004Michael is named to the NJJN “Forty-Under 40” for his accomplishments and leadership within his local community.
2014The company settles into its new headquarters, located at 120 Broadway in lower Manhattan. Formerly known as The Equitable Building, 120 Broadway is both a National Historic Landmark and a NYC Landmark. Gloron is recognized as a Chubb Insurance Company Cornerstone Agency for its work on behalf of its clients.
2015Aaron Silverman retires in November after nearly 60 years with the firm.
2017Gloron Agency, Inc. acquires Health Insurance Specialists, Inc. of Rockville, Maryland. Additional locations can be found in Jericho, NY, Rye Brook, NY and Framingham, MA. Gloron continues its growth.