History

Since our modest beginning insuring farmers in New Hampshire, our top priority has been to provide our policyholders with excellent insurance protection and exceptional service.

  • January 1928
    The Farm Bureau Mutual Fire Insurance Company was organized under the leadership of first President George Putnam.
    1928
  • January 1929
    The first claim was paid in the amount of $16.00.
    1929
  • 1937
    The first office was located at 59 North Main St., Concord, New Hampshire, and consisted of a suite with two small rooms.
    1937
  • September 1958
    Farm Bureau moved to its present headquarters at 4 Bouton St., Concord, New Hampshire.
    1958
  • 1964
    State Mutual Insurance Company of Maine was acquired, thus beginning the formation of what was later to become The Concord Group Insurance Companies.
    1964
  • 1966
    Farm Bureau Mutual Fire Insurance Company was replaced with Concord General Mutual Insurance Company, and the Concord Coach was adopted as the Company's symbol of Strength and Stability.
    1966
  • December 1987
    The Concord Group experienced a milestone year with assets surpassing $100 million for the first time.
    1987
  • August 2000
    An Employee Appreciation Day was held with 90% of employees in attendance and was a successful event enjoyed by everyone.
    2000
  • 2003
    The Concord Group celebrates its 75th year in business.
    2003
  • October 2010
    Concord General Mutual was awarded the "Company of the Year" award for Overall Excellence by the Professional Insurance Agents of New Hampshire.
    2010
  • April 2017
    The Concord Group begins its affiliation with Auto-Owners Insurance Group, headquartered in Lansing, Michigan.
    2017
  • Today
    The Concord Group is the leading insurance carrier for independent agents in northern New England, serving policyholders in four states with 240 employees and growing. We are excited about the road ahead - the future has never looked brighter!
    Now