The Richland Knowles Agency has been serving Summit and the surrounding
communities since 1929. As a full service Property Casualty Insurance Agency, we
represent some of the most respected insurance companies in the industry including
Travelers, Selective Insurance Company, Franklin Mutual, Chubb & Son, The Hartford, Plymouth Rock/Palisades Safety and Progressive.
We have been cited as a Chubb Cornerstone Agent, a designation achieved by less than
10% of Chubb’s agencies nationwide. We are members of the Independent
Insurance Agents Association as well as the Professional Insurance Agents Association.
We have an office staff of 10 experienced employees to professionally serve you.
The Richland Knowles Agency is owned by Gary Borman and Paul Joyce.
About the Owners
Gary joined Richland Knowles in 1975 after working for Crawford and Company as a
casualty insurance adjuster. He is well versed in property & casualty insurance having
extensive experience and is still very ‘hands on’ dealing with the customers insurance
needs. A native of Berkeley Heights, Gary as been active with the Union County Agents
Association as well as a number of community groups in the Long Valley area where he
resides. He is a graduate of Bryant College.
Paul has been with Richland Knowles since 1984, after beginning his career with
Aetna Casualty & Surety. A life-long resident of New Providence, Paul is active
with several community groups including the Suburban Chamber of Commerce,
the Summit – New Providence Rotary Club, Treasurer of New Providence Care &
Concern Foundation. Paul was a founding trustee of the New Providence Education Foundation, and is a Deacon in the New Providence Presbyterian Church. Paul is a graduate Wake Forest University.