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

Maria Monteiro

Maria Monteiro

Account Executive

News

consumer insurance blog

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