L.S. Robinson Co. of Southwest Harbor supports the Southwest Harbor Public Library with an annual donation. Pictured here with Ken Salvatore of L.S. Robinson Co., are Patsy Fogarty, library trustees chairman, left, and Candy Emlen, library director.
L.S. Robinson, the seven-person insurance agency in Southwest Harbor is now part of Allen Insurance and Financial.
The purchase was finalized Nov. 18. Terms were not disclosed. L.S. Robinson will continue to operate under that name. All L. S. Robinson employees are being retained.
The deal brings together two companies each with a long history of serving the insurance needs of Maine people.
Founded in Camden in 1866, Allen Insurance and Financial is an employee-owned company with offices in Camden, Rockland and Saco. L. S. Robinson was founded in 1932 by Lawrence Robinson, a well-known Mt. Desert Island businessman who saw the need to provide his community with insurance services.
“Allen Insurance and Financial is a great fit for us,” said Bruce Bicknell, president of L.S. Robinson. “We will be able to provide a wider and more complete array of services for our clients while maintaining our focus on the unique needs of each client.
Back row, from left, Sara Montgomery, senior vice president, Allen Insurance and Financial; Mike Dufour, vice president, Allen Insurance and Financial and Ken Salvatore, principal, L.S. Robinson, Co. Front row, from left, Bruce Bicknell, president, L.S. satellite maps . Robinson Co.; Gilbert Fifield, president, Allen Insurance and Financial and Brad Bicknell, principal, L.S. Robinson Co.