About Us

If you love it, Chittenden Group will help you protect it.

We Are Chittenden Group, one of New England’s premier independent insurance agencies. Located in Naugatuck, CT we offer personal insurance, commercial insurance, financial services, employee benefits and a variety of value-added services.  Our goal is to assist you in all your insurance needs and to tailor the right plan for all your potential risks. We enjoy relationships with dozens of top-tier insurance carriers so we find the best company to meet the appropriate coverages at the right price.

Shopping for insurance isn’t always easy. Cost comparisons can be unclear and policy features can be confusing. You need a friend who can help. At The Chittenden Group, we’re a highly regarded independent agency that has all the expertise and resources to get you the best coverage. We work hard to build trusted relationships with our customers by acting as your consultant.  But don’t just believe us: Hear what our customers have to say about our service.

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Our Agency Expertise

Staff Associates
Years in business
Standard Carriers
Clients Served

Testimonials

Our Team

Terry L. Barber, CIC

Terry L. Barber, CIC

President

Joseph L. Ferry, Jr., LUTCF

Joseph L. Ferry, Jr., LUTCF

Senior Vice President

Kris Stella, CIC, COO

Kris Stella, CIC, COO

Chief Operating Officer

Pedro M. Pires, CIC, CRM

Pedro M. Pires, CIC, CRM

Vice President

Pedro G Lopes, CIC

Pedro G Lopes, CIC

Vice President, Personal Lines Manager & IT Manager

Sydney Altieri

Sydney Altieri

Assistant Customer Service Agent

Ted Barber, CPCU, WCP, ARe

Ted Barber, CPCU, WCP, ARe

Account Executive

Samuel E. Barber, ChFC, CRPC, CLU

Samuel E. Barber, ChFC, CRPC, CLU

Financial Planner

Liz Camara

Liz Camara

Account Manager

Sheri Cialfi, AAI, CPIW, CWCS

Sheri Cialfi, AAI, CPIW, CWCS

Account Manager

Collene DeAngelis

Collene DeAngelis

Claims Manager

Helen Zaprzala

Helen Zaprzala

Account Executive

Dawn Marie Fox, CIC

Dawn Marie Fox, CIC

Account Manager

David R. Pires, CIC

David R. Pires, CIC

Account Executive

Angela Schiavo

Angela Schiavo

Assistant Customer Service Agent

Rebecca Normandin

Rebecca Normandin

Marketing Director/ CSR

Maria Monteiro

Maria Monteiro

Account Executive

Morgan Alperin

Morgan Alperin

Benefits Specialist

News

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Home & yard safety: Deterring coyotes

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Do you fly on commercial airplanes for work or for pleasure in the U.S.? Do you regularly visit military bases or secure federal facilities? If so, this is the year you will need to have either a REAL ID-compliant license … Continue reading

Quick best practice tip for your 2020 financial and legal documents

It’s a new year – time to get in the habit of changing the year that you use when you write a quick check or date documents. But there’s another habit you should alter this year, according to police and … Continue reading

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