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Foley & Palenscar Partners with Schortmann Insurance Agency

Foley & Palenscar Insurance Agency recently announced a partnership with Schortmann Insurance Agency.

Foley & Palenscar Insurance Agency was founded in 1936 by Thomas J. Foley.  Owners Kit and Steve Palenscar acquired the agency in 2005.  Schortmann Insurance Agency was founded in 1945 by Bob’s father, Fred Schortmann.  Bob and Roy Bourell have run the agency since 1972. 

 “Kit and I, along with our entire team, are thrilled to team up with Schortmann Insurance Agency.  Together we offer two locations, over twenty insurance companies and nearly 160 years of combined industry experience among the entire staff.  We look forward to continuing the longstanding tradition of providing superior client service.  It is especially exciting to expand into Dedham because Kit and I, as well as colleague Kim Malone, are Dedham residents.” said Steve Palenscar.

“Roy and I are extremely pleased to work with Kit and Steve Palenscar who are familiar with the community’s insurance needs and the people and businesses we have served for so many years” said Bob Schortmann.  “They run an exemplary business with a talented group of professionals and have been consistent supporters to local organizations for many years.  It is exciting to see new energy in the office along with additional insurance options now available to our valued clients.”

The newly named Foley Palenscar Schortmann Insurance Agency continues to operate out of 121 Central St., Ste. 205 in Norwood and 601 High Street in historic Dedham Square  The agency provides auto, home, business and life insurance to families and businesses across eastern Massachusetts.