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Acadia Insurance Joins the Eastern Contractors Association

WESTBROOK, Maine (June 11, 2014) – Acadia Insurance announced today that it has joined the Eastern Contractors Association, Inc. (ECA). With members throughout eastern New York and a focus in the capitol region, the ECA is comprised of general and trade contractors, suppliers and architectural firms, as well as insurance and legal entities that serve the construction industry.

Membership allows Acadia’s Inland Marine unit access to drawings, specifications and other related project documentation for all public projects in the state.

“Access to quality information increases our understanding of ECA member projects and helps the Acadia team improve the quality of our underwriting so that we can better serve our customers when writing builders’ risk,” said Mark Groenheide, Assistant Vice President of Acadia Marine, Acadia Insurance.

“Acadia Marine is committed to serving the specialty marine needs of the construction industry in Eastern New York, and we are eager to partner with our agents and fellow ECA members to mutually support each other’s business goals by designing comprehensive coverage,” Mark said.

Insurance agents seeking more information or to obtain a quote on an upcoming project should contact Ryan Raike, Inland Marine Underwriter at (315) 350-2973 or . Acadia’s Specialty Marine unit provides both inland and ocean marine insurance products to Acadia agents throughout New York State and the Northeast.

About Acadia Insurance

Acadia Insurance is a regional company offering commercial and specialty property casualty insurance coverages through independent insurance agents with local offices in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. Rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best, Acadia Insurance Company is a member insurance company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Please visit

About Eastern Contractors Association, Inc.

Eastern Contractors Association, Inc. (ECA) is a 270-member trade association of union signatory general contractors and subcontractors, suppliers, and service firms engaged in commercial, industrial and institutional construction throughout eastern New York. ECA traces its history to 1890 and is the region’s only “full-service” contractor association serving the needs of all segments of the construction industry, providing labor relations assistance, planroom services, networking opportunities and other valuable membership benefits.