James Rick Jr. Celebrates 30 Years with LaFontaine & Budd, Inc.

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James T. Rick Jr., president of LaFontaine & Budd, Inc, one of Somerset County NJ's top insurance agencies, recently celebrated his 30th year with the agency. He became president in 2003, taking over the role from his father.

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"The insurance world has changed dramatically in my 30 years at LFB, and I am proud to have served such a critical role in one of the top insurance agencies in the state."

Insurance agency LaFontaine & Budd, Inc. is pleased to announce president James T. Rick Jr.’s 30th year with the agency. Rick has held this position since 2003, when he took over from his father.

LaFontaine & Budd, Inc. was founded in 1940 by Douglas LaFontaine and Frank Budd and has grown to become one of the top insurance agencies Somerset County, NJ has to offer. James T. Rick Sr. took over ownership of the agency in 1963 and served as its leader until 2003. Since then, his son and Michael A. McCurry Jr. have led the agency.

"The insurance world has changed dramatically in my 30 years at LFB, and I am proud to have served such a critical role in one of the top insurance agencies in the state," Rick said. "I am also so grateful to my father for being the greatest mentor and friend a man could have."

Rick has been in the insurance industry for many decades and has distinguished himself as an agent. He ranked first in the PIA Basic Insurance School from which he graduated in California.

Along with Rick's 30 years with LaFontaine & Budd, Inc., he has also been actively involved in community service. He is a member and past president of The Rotary Club of Somerville & Bridgewater, as well as a past Chairman of the Board of Somerset Medical Center, a Community Board member for Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center and board member and past president of The PeopleCare Center for Nonprofits.

LaFontaine & Budd, Inc. provides insurance coverage for thousands of individuals and families in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Its services include homeowners insurance, automobile insurance, life insurance, umbrella liability coverage and surety bonds. It also offers business insurance, including retail and wholesale, contractors, manufacturers, workers compensation, group life and health and automobile. The majority of the staff have more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry.

For more information about the agency, visit LaFontaine & Budd, Inc. at 126 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876, or call (908) 725-9400. You can also visit the agency online at http://www.lafontaineandbudd.com.

About LaFontaine & Budd, Inc.
LaFontaine & Budd, Inc. has been offering personal and business insurance services in New Jersey and Pennsylvania since 1940. It has grown to become one of the top insurance agencies in Somerset County, NJ. Top services include homeowner's insurance, automobile insurance for individuals and businesses, and liability insurance.

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