John Maschi is President of Bakker Agency, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renaissance Alliance and one of the fastest growing agencies in New England. For more than three decades, John has been a prime mover in fostering Bakker Agency’s growth.
John began his tenure at Bakker Agency in 1975, having joined as a Producer/General Partner. In 1992, he was promoted to Executive Vice President/Full Partner. In January 2016, he was named President of the agency.
John's exceptional ability to produce business and to develop and manage other producers has been instrumental to agency growth. He was also key in the founding and development of New England Insurance Alliance, an affiliate group of 14 independent agencies. In particular, he helped member agencies to grow a sizeable commercial book.
John is a nationally recognized expert in habitational risk and condominium groups. He speaks regularly at condominium association meetings and seminars. He is a member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), an international organization dedicated to serving homeowner and condominium associations. He is also a member of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big "I"), and serves on numerous state, regional, and national Producer Councils.
Prior to his tenure at Bakker Agency, John spent five years as an underwriter and marketing representative at Travelers. Before this, he was a Special Needs teacher.
John is very involved in his community, having logged 15 years as a Travel Soccer Coach, 3 years as President of New Hartford Regional Travel Soccer, and 10 years as Chairman of New Hartford Recreational Committee.
He has a B.S. in Education from Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven and holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Counselor.