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Burgin Platner and Company is your trusted independent insurance agency throughout the South Shore, North Shore and Greater New England Area.

Your family, your business and your possessions are all important to you, but you may not know how to best protect them. We have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face, serving as your insurance professional.

What Sets us Apart


As an independent insurance agency we have great relationships with many well-known, reputable insurance companies, giving you the power of choice.


Our insurance professionals have years of experience in the insurance industry and serve as your advocate from selecting coverage through filing a claim.


Our insurance professionals have a strong passion for insurance and protecting what you value most in business and in life. We treat our customers like family.

Thomas Burgin, mayor of Quincy and Massachusetts Congressman, founded our Agency in 1925. Joined by Nelford Platner in 1930, Burgin Platner and Company quickly became a leading South Shore insurance agency. A merger in 1996 with Quincy neighbor, The Hurley Agency, completed the formation of our agency today. We believe it fitting that Quincy, the birthplace of two American presidents, is our hometown. Our legacy of pride and tradition is symbolized by this history and is a source of comfort and pride.

At Burgin Platner and Company we work with a wide variety of individuals and businesses throughout the South Shore and Greater New England Area, specializing in Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Business Insurance and Boat Insurance.

We’re an independent insurance agency offering a comprehensive suite of insurance solutions to protect your business and your life from the unexpected. We don’t just sell insurance. We work closely with clients to help them make important and informed decisions every day when it comes to protection and their future.

Because we’re independent, our priority is you – not the insurance company. We represent many different insurance companies which offer a wide variety of coverage options and price points. Our goal is to deliver the right blend of price, coverage and service.

Our insurance professionals make it their business to know your world inside and out. They are there to help you through all the changes in your life and your business, whether you’re going from renting an apartment to buying a home, adding a partner to your business, getting married, renovating your home, adding a teen driver to your auto policy or revamping your employee benefits plan.

Our Vision

Long term relationships with our clients, our employees and the carriers we represent are the hallmarks of our history. We feel honored to have such a legacy and strive to remain true to these principles.

Our legacy is a source of comfort and pride. Our performance today is how we choose to be measured.

At Burgin Platner and Company, our mission is very simple. We strive to provide a true, concierge client experience which is unique in the insurance industry. We give clients the power of choice from top-rated national and regional insurance carriers. We offer comprehensive insurance solutions throughout Eastern Massachusetts including Gloucester, Beverly, Hamilton, Ipswich, Essex County, North Shore, South Shore, Quincy, Greater Boston and surrounding areas.