Nicolaysen Insurance Agency - Insuring The Metropolitan Area, All of New York, & 12 Other States

Nicolaysen Insurance Agency Provides Car Insurance, Home Insurance, and Commercial Insurance to The Metropolitan Area, All of New York, & 12 Other States

Established in 1929, the Nicolaysen Agency Inc., is an independent insurance agency. Our Mission is to provide risk management services in order to prepare for, and protect our clients from, the unexpected. Events happens to us all.

Our staff has extensive experience in formulating Car Insurance, Home Insurance, and Commercial Insurance coverage for families as well as businesses. Establishing relationships with our clientele through review and updating policy coverage including premium allows our account servicing to focus on monitoring & controlling the insured’s financial risk.

The carriers represented have been selected based on financial strength, product portfolio and claim-settlement protocol. Our focus is on you, the insured…from proposal through the application process and throughout the coverage period. In the event of claims, we’re there to assist and support.

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Recent News & Updates

In-Home Business? Here are some exposure concerns…

IN-HOME BUSINESS: The U.S. has experienced rapid growth in home-based businesses in the last decade; there are over 11 million home-based business in the country. The question is, do they have proper insurance? Most home-based business owners assume that their “homeowner policy” provides coverage for their business. That policy specifically excludes business liability exposures and offers only limited coverage for business personal property (BPP). If... Read Article

Risks of Buying Cheap Insurance…

Everyone wants value for their money. Everyone wants the best price. At what point does inexpensive become “cheap”? Why does The Nicolaysen Agency seem to come up with prices that might not be the cheapest? When you’re dealing with a commodity, where one item is the same as another, cheapest price works. However, most of the things we buy are associated, in some way, with... Read Article

Why an Umbrella Policy?

What is an Umbrella Policy? It’s a separate product protecting you from liability over (and above) that provided by your other personal insurance policies. Holding this extra layer of protection requires that your underlying (base) policies (auto and home insurance) carry (at least) minimum liability limits. Umbrella policy protection is not limited to auto and home, and that is really the core of our concern:... Read Article

You have just hired a full-time domestic employee…

  You have just hired a full-time nanny to care for your children.   That makes you, the homeowner, an employer and due to NY State Statute, requires purchasing Workers Compensation and NY Disability to protect your employee. Your homeowner policy would exclude coverage for this exposure. So, where do we obtain this coverage? NY State offers a competitive market for obtaining both types of insurance.... Read Article