Action Required Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Effective immediately, all James A. Connors Associates, Inc. offices will be temporarily closed for client visits. Our employees will be utilizing their remote office capabilities while working from home. As our valued clients, you should not experience any interruption in your service or in managing your insurance needs via your current contacts. Please click on ABOUT above and go to OUR TEAM for direct phone numbers and email addresses or call 800-448-1538 for assistance.

We appreciate your understanding during these trying times and wish you continued good health.

About Us
We are a full service independent insurance agency staffed by a team of dedicated professionals. We have a rich history and are dedicated to the needs of our clients. We have three convenient offices located in Morristown, Califon and Edison.

About Us

James A Connors Associates, Inc. has been serving the insurance needs of Morristown and Northern New Jersey area since 1925.  As a second generation, family-owned independent insurance agency, we strive to provide the very best insurance experience. Our dedicated staff has the expertise and extensive experience in all facets of insurance and risk management for both personal and business needs.

We have a proud history with an unwavering commitment to provide excellent service and products to all of our clients.  We are very proud of our heritage and long-standing relationship with our many clients.  We represent over 25 insurance companies which allows us to match the needs of our clients with the insurance company that provides the right combination of product and price.  The agency was founded on the principles of offering professional, honest, and personal service to all our clients - a tradition and key driver to our success since 1925 – and will continue for generations to come.

Although we are now licensed to do business in more than twenty-five states, our commitment is to treat each client with individual extraordinary personal and professional service.

Jim Connors

James Connors, President

Our History

  • James A Connors Associates, Inc. began as the Fred A. Barbanes Agency. After managing the agency for ten years, Mr. James A. Connors purchased it in 1972. As owner and principal, he set out to establish a reputation of extraordinary personal and professional service. His high standards were recognized by the industry when he was named President of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New Jersey, a professional trade organization representing independent insurance agents and brokers throughout New Jersey.
  • Mr. James A. Connors, Jr. joined the agency in 1986. After 16 years of experience, the reins were officially turned over to him and he became President and Chief Operating Officer in 2002.
  • Over the years, James A. Connors Associates, Inc. acquired Horton Fine Insurance Agency in Califon, Hunterdon County, New Jersey and Stern and Dragoset Associates, Inc. in Edison, Middlesex County, New Jersey. 
  • In 2005 our headquarters was moved to a larger location in Morristown, New Jersey. Today James A. Connors Associates, Inc. has more than 40 experienced insurance professionals providing all types of insurance coverage, from commercial to personal to life and health. We also specialize in a number of business areas ranging from service businesses to retail establishments to wholesale suppliers to manufacturing.

We are the oldest and largest independent insurance agency in the greater Morristown area.  We would welcome the opportunity to work with you, contact us today for a review of your insurance and risk management program.

As your independent insurance agent, James A. Connors Associates will help you evaluate and compare the products of several insurance companies to help you find the insurance solution that best meets your needs. We will work hard to warn you of potential risks, and strive to get you the most value out of your insurance. We will work to explain all of your options in plain English. And help you make the choices that are right for you.

Plus, if you ever need to file a claim, we will be right there with you to guide you through the process. And as life changes, you can count on us to help you update those choices. If you have any questions or would like to connect today, please don’t hesitate to contact us by telephone, Live Chat or email.