Massey Insurance Agency Celebrates 40 Year Milestone

Newark Based Minority Woman Business Serving the Community Since 1975

Newark, NJ (October 20, 2015) – Massey Insurance Agency with headquarters in Newark, New Jersey announces that it is proudly celebrating 40 Years in business. This mother and daughter team, Emma and Ramelle Massey, lead one of the few African American Women owned brokerages in the United States. Massey Insurance Agency has been named one of the Top 50 insurance Brokerages in the State of New Jersey for offering insurance services that are important to businesses and individuals. Massey Agency has been committed to the needs of the community since the late Raymond J Massey opened its doors in 1975. This legacy continues with his wife Emma and daughter Ramelle as they provide job opportunities and internship programs for local residents. As exemplary role models and true professionals they contribute financially to local organizations and mentor young people to achieve success.

As a leading minority/woman owned business specializing in a wide range of commercial insurance, personal insurance and risk management services for the past four decades the agency has garnered numerous awards for its dedication to providing security and quality protection for its clients.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka applauded the firm on its longevity and its dedication to the City of Newark. The Massey’s “Why Not Newark?” program educated many national insurance companies about the opportunities within the city. Today the agency represents 12 leading insurance carriers.

By insuring government agencies, corporations, non-profits, charter schools, individuals, large public and private entities, the Massey’s continue to influence financial security through risk management. The company has grown through its strategic partnerships with the top National Insurance Brokerages working jointly on public entity clients and on major construction projects.
Company President Ramelle J. Massey states “The insurance industry has experienced numerous peaks and valleys over the past 40 years. We have successfully overcome many challenges and yet we still met our goals. By treating our clients with respect and professionalism we have earned their trust. I am very proud of all that we have accomplished for the Massey family and for our community.”


Massey Agency is a member of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP), the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ (AACCNJ),the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and is licensed in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. It is certified as a MBE, WBE, SBE and DBE.

August 1st, 2016 by Massey Insurance Agency