Patrons Oxford receives award


AUBURN – Patrons Oxford Insurance Company, Two Auburn Business Park, Auburn, was honored recently with the “Insurance Company of the Year” award presented by the Maine Insurance Agents Association.

This marks the fourth time in the past five years that Patrons Oxford was chosen to receive this prestigious award. The annual selection is made by the MIAA membership, and is based on excellence in all areas, including products, rates, responsiveness, payment options, service to agents and insureds, as well as overall agency/company relations.

Walter C. Smythe serves as president of Patrons Oxford.

Patrons Oxford, founded in 1877 in Androscoggin County, is a Maine-based property and casualty insurer. It is a member of the Quincy Mutual Group. Patrons Oxford insurance products are distributed by independent insurance agents throughout Maine. The company consistently earns the A.M. Best Company’s A+ rating.

Headquartered in Augusta, the MIAA is a network of more than 400 independent Maine insurance agents.