OceanPoint Insurance Announces Addition of Paquin Insurance Agency

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (April 2, 2019) — Paquin Insurance Agency has joined OceanPoint’s growing organization in Rhode Island.  Agency Principal Rick Paquin has accepted a position as Vice President for OceanPoint, and he and his brother, Greg, will continue to serve the local community from their office in Tiverton.

Doug Mayhew, President, and CEO of OceanPoint Insurance, described the recent agreement as mutually beneficial for both agencies. “Clients have placed their trust in Paquin Insurance for over 50 years. At OceanPoint Insurance, we respect that reputation and look forward to continuing their legacy of delivering quality service and products to residents and businesses throughout the community,” said Mayhew.

“When we learned that OceanPoint was looking to expand in the region, it made sense to join an organization that shares our values and can provide additional options for our personal and business customers,” said Rick Paquin, who has overseen Paquin Insurance with his brother, Greg, since they began managing the family business in 1998. 

All seven employees, including Rick and Greg, will remain at the 651 Main Road office location in Tiverton. 

About OceanPoint Insurance 

OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., is a Trusted Choice independent insurance agency that provides a broad range of property casualty insurance products and a full array of financial services. A subsidiary of BankNewport and OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC., OceanPoint Insurance can trace its roots back to 1863 and is one of the largest independent insurance agency operations in southeastern New England. With locations in Middletown, Barrington, Coventry, Providence and Tiverton, OceanPoint Insurance is positioned to meet the growing insurance needs of clients throughout the region. For more information, visit www.OceanPointIns.com.

About Paquin Insurance Agency

Paquin Insurance Agency has provided insurance products for Rhode Island and Massachusetts clients for over 50 years. The agency offers a wide range of insurance including auto, home, business, and life insurance lines that are tailored for every client’s specific needs. Representing a variety of insurance providers, Paquin Insurance is positioned well to help clients find comprehensive insurance products at affordable rates. More information is available at www.paquinagency.com