Denis, Ricker & Brown
2 Pioneer Street
PO Box 565
Montpelier, VT 05602
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Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, except holidays.
(802) 229-0563 (phone)
(800) 340-0563 (toll free)
(802) 229-9327 (fax personal lines)
(802) 229-6770 (fax commercial lines)
Background: Denis, Ricker & Brown has been doing business with Central Vermonters since 1865. We currently have two offices with locations in Montpelier and Lyndonville. Our company has been affiliated with Hickok & Boardman Inc, the oldest insurance agency in Vermont, since April 3, 2000.
Our Montpelier office is located on Pioneer Street, off Route 2. We specialize in personal and commercial insurance including property, liability, homeowners, auto, life, health and disability. We are a Main Street business that has catered to the community by offering personalized insurance solutions for our clients.
Please call us or fill out the on-line applications to provide you a quote on your homeowners, auto or business insurance.
Management & Personnel
Peter J. Ricker, CIC
Peter joined Denis, Ricker & Brown, Inc. in October of 1993. He became an owner and was elected Vice President in April of 2000. Peter is a member of the Vermont Chapter of Certified Insurance Councilors (CIC). He graduated from St. Lawrence University with a BA in Economics in 1992. He is a member of the Montpelier Rotary Club, Director for the Central VT Economic Development Corporation and Treasurer for Montpelier Alive. Peter lives in Montpelier with his wife and three children.
Brian J. Aitchison, CIC
Brian joined Denis, Ricker & Brown in November of 1987 as a Property & Casualty Agent. In 1997 he became a Vice President and owner of Denis, Ricker & Brown and was elected to the Board of Directors. Brian has achieved the designations of Certified Insurance Counselor and Accredited Advisor of Insurance. He is a member of the Montpelier Rotary Club and a Past President of the Central VT Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont where he received a B.S. Degree in 1987.
Commercial Sales Executive
Ben Thomas joined Denis, Ricker and Brown Inc. in December of 2010 as a Commercial Sales Executive. Ben graduated from Saint Michael’s College with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Economics. He previously worked as a real estate broker for a number of years in Central and Northwestern Vermont. He resides in Montpelier with his wife, Emily, and their daughter, Evelyn..
Commercial and Personal Lines
Tammy Lawrey, CPIW
Tammy joined Denis, Ricker & Brown in December of 1998 in their Burlington office of Hickok & Boardman. She has twenty years experience in the insurance Industry. Tammy is responsible for the marketing, sales and administration of Property and Casualty insurance for the clients in both the Commercial and Personal Lines Divisions. Tammy is a 1984 graduate of Champlain College earning her degree in Marketing and Sales Management. She is a Licensed Property & Casualty Agent and holds the designation of Certified Professional Insurance Woman. In her spare time she enjoys camping with her family as well as mountain biking, running, skiing and snowmobiling.
Personal Account Executive
Nicole joined Denis, Ricker & Brown as a personal lines sales executive in April of 2008, has eleven years in sales experience and started her insurance career in 2005. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a B.A. in Sociology in 1999. Before joining the organization, Nicole was a personal and commercial producer and financial services representative for State Farm Insurance as well as an agent for Farm Family Insurance. A native Vermonter, Nicole currently resides in Barre.