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Charter Oak In Darien Offers Savings For Hometown Heroes

Marissa A. Barbera, president, Charter Oak Insurance Agency, Inc.
Marissa A. Barbera, president, Charter Oak Insurance Agency, Inc. Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. – Charter Oak Insurance Agency, Inc. of Darien has partnered with The Bentley Team to provide savings and discounts to hometown heroes – military personnel, law enforcement and other members of public services.

The Bentley Team is a lower Fairfield County chapter of the national Heroes Home Advantage TM (HHA) program founded in 2011 to say “Thank You” to America’s heroes for their services to the country and communities. Qualifiers include military personnel active duty, veteran, retired, reservist and National Guard; law enforcement, including police officers, prison guards, state troopers, county sheriffs and border patrol; firefighters; health care professionals; first responders such as doctors, nurses, technicians, EMT, home health aides and ambulance dispatchers; and teachers.

“Charter Oak joined The Bentley Team because we want to be part of paying it forward to those very people who serve, protect and help our country as part of their daily working lives,” said Marissa Barbera, president at Charter Oak Insurance Agency, Inc.

To date, the team also includes realtor Joelle Bentley of Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Greenwich, mortgage broker Penn Johnson at Stamford Mortgage Company, attorney Jan Costello of Pierson Law Firm, LLC, also based in Darien, and home inspector Kara Golden of Tiger Home & Building Inspections. All underwent a stringent vetting process by HHA, and all provide their clients located throughout Fairfield County in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Westport and surrounding towns with rebates, discounts, cash back or credit as allowable per state law.

“So, for example, Elliman RE will donate 25 percent of their entire company’s commission in cash back or credit as allowable by law,” said Barbera. “Stamford Mortgage Company offers participants a minimum of $500 off their commission; Kara Golden offers a 10 percent discount off her home building and inspection services and Pierson Law Firm is giving a $100 minimum rebate.”

Because state law does not permit Charter Oak, as an insurance agency, to forgo any commission, the firm instead offers substantial closing gifts to local heroes for their services.

Click here or call 203-655-9766 to contact Charter Oak Insurance Agency for more information.

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