About Us

Auto, Business & Homeowners Insurance

Our Mission

Nicholas / Tobin’s mission is to provide its clients the highest quality insurance products and services available today to protect them, their families, and businesses.

Our commitment to service means our team of licensed professionals is here to help with simple policy questions, consult with you to determine appropriate coverages and be available 24/7 when trouble strikes and you need assistance managing through the claim process.

Our Team

Our team draws on years of insurance experience and a long-standing desire to support the communities in which we live. From its beginnings in the 1980s, Jerry Tobin established the agency’s strong reputation with a focused commitment to quality and integrity that continues today under the leadership of Richard Herrington.

Today our skilled team epitomizes the highest levels of competence, professionalism, and dedication in the business. Our partners, customer service representatives and office staff – many of whom have been with the agency since its inception – take personal pride in providing our clients the best insurance product and service.

Main Office

111 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776

Phone: (860) 354-4466
Fax: (860) 350-8141

Kent Office

10 South Main Street
Kent, CT 0657

Phone: (860) 354-4466
Fax: (860) 350-8141

Office Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Executive Team

Richard Herrington

Direct Line: (860) 354-4487
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 701
Email: RHerrington@ntins.com

President of Nicholas / Tobin, Richard has over 25 years of insurance and reinsurance experience in both personal and commercial business. Richard’s high standards and commitment to quality service have allowed our clients to benefit from new, customized insurance solutions.

Jeffrey Kilberg, CIC

Direct Line: (860) 354-4486
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 707
Email: JKilberg@ntins.com

Jeff has been a licensed insurance agent for over 25 years, specializing in personal and commercial insurance. Prior to merging with Nicholas / Tobin in 1996, Jeff owned Country Homes Insurance. Jeff’s focus is business insurance.

Katie Zuleg

Office Manager
Direct Line: (860) 354-4491
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 709
Email: KZuleg@ntins.com

Katie, who joined Nicholas/Tobin in 2012, specializes in Commercial Property and Casualty Insurance. With 15 years’ experience she is an informed resource for our clients.

Valerie Attanasio

Admin. Manager
Direct Line: (860) 362-3088
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 703
Email: VAttanasio@ntins.com

Since joining Nicholas/Tobin in 1994, Valerie has contributed to the growth of the agency while providing valuable advice and superior service to our clients.

Sales Team

Kyle A. Brady, CLCS, CIC

Regional Sales Representative
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 716
Email: KBrady@ntins.com

Kyle came to Nicholas / Tobin with over 20 years’ experience running a small business. This business background helps Kyle guide clients through their coverage options and secure the best-suited business and personal solutions.

Michael Turchiano

Regional Sales Representative
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 711
Email: MTurchiano@ntins.com

Michael specializes in Financial Services, Life and other benefits. Joining us in 2008, Michael brings with him a direct link to Mass Mutual and the excellent financial services they offer.

Commercial Specialists

Anne DeVestern

Commercial Lines Specialist
Direct Line: (860) 362-3089
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 708
Email: ADevestern@ntins.com

Anne, who has her CPIW designation and has held leadership roles with The Insurance Women of Great Danbury, is our Commercial Lines Manager. Anne shares her valuable commercial insurance insights with clients through all steps of securing and renewing business policies.

Amy Lemelin

Commercial Lines Specialist
Direct Line: (860) 362-3090
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 710
Email: ALemelin@ntins.com

Amy has been in the insurance industry since 1998. She specializes in all aspects of property and casualty insurance, where she is currently focused for our diverse list of business clients.

Personal Specialists

Rebecca Tyler

Personal Lines Specialist
Direct Line: (860) 354-1825
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 702
Email: RTyler@ntins.com

Rebecca is a Personal Lines Specialist with over 16 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. Rebecca specializes in all aspects of your personal insurance needs. She regularly attends training to keep up with the industries ever-changing coverages and information, so that you can feel confident knowing you are receiving the best policies for your individual needs.

Mandy Furnia

Personal Lines Specialist
Direct Line: (860) 927-4683
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 705
Email: MFurnia@ntins.com

Mandy is the newest addition to our team with five years of insurance experience and a financial background before that. Mandy grew up local to New Milford and had moved away to start her family. She is relocating back to New Milford and is eager to build lasting relationships with our clients and assist them with all their insurance needs.

Candace Zeiner

Personal Lines Specialist
Direct Line: (860) 355-0498
Phone: 860.354.4466 Ext: 712
Email: CZeiner@ntins.com

Candace comes to us with 17 years’ experience specializing in personal lines insurance solutions. Her insight and knowledge make her a valuable asset to clients.


Joseph Tobin

Phone: 860.354.4466

Jerry, the founder of the agency, has over 35+ years in the insurance business handling personal, commercial, life and health. Jerry, who has lived in the area all his life, continues to be a tremendous resource for clients. He is available on a consultation basis only.

And You?

We are constantly looking for fresh talent to join our growing team. If you think you’d be a valuable addition to the team, send us a message.

We want to learn more about you!

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