Silas Chapman & Company - Insurance Since 1872. Serving West Hartford, Connecticut and the surrounding communities for over 135 years. 779 Farmington Avenue
2nd Floor
West Harford, CT  06119
Phone: 860.570.0700

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About Silas Chapman & Company
 

Silas Chapman & Company was founded by Silas Chapman in 1872 and for over 135 years has been providing a full range of insurance services to businesses and residents of central Connecticut.

The following table shows the agency principals and their term of ownership:

Owner Term
Silas Chapman 1872 - 1926
Charles Kuenhold 1926 - 1964
Thomas Verilli 1964 - 1971
H. Tomas Cornelius 1971 - 2005
Craig R. Cornelius 2005 - 2010
KEH, Inc. 2010 - Present

Silas Chapman & Company had its office in Hartford, CT for all of the first century including offices on Asylum Street, Pearl Street, and Pratt Street.

In 1971 when the agency was purchased by Tom Cornelius it was located at 54 Pratt Street in downtown Hartford.  Tom acquired several other agencies during his term of ownership including The Barhydt Agency, The Pivko Agency, The Brown Agency and the personal lines business of Johnson & Higgins of Connecticut.  In 1981, having outgrown its offices at 54 Pratt Street Tom Cornelius moved the agency to 38 Woodland Street in Hartford.   The agency moved again in 1991 to its office at 637 Park Road in West Hartford, CT.

Effective January 1st, 2005, after running the agency for 34 years, Tom sold the agency to his son Craig R. Cornelius.   In December of 2005 the agency moved to its current location at 559 New Park Avenue in West Hartford.

In June of 2006 Silas Chapman & Company purchased "The Everett N. Ciccone Agencies" of West Hartford from the estate of its founder and has merged its operation into the New Park Avenue office.

Effective January 1st, 2008 Silas Chapman & Company acquired The Silverstein Insurance Agency from Steve Silverstein and has merged its operation into the New Park Avenue office.

Silas Chapman  is part of the KEH group which also includes, LH Brenner, Inc.,  Thompson and Peck, Inc. in New Haven, Lark Associates in Manchester, AJS Insurance in Bozrah and Bernheimer Lincoln Insurance Group in West Hartford.

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Silas Chapman & Company • 779 Farmington Avenue • West Hartford, Connecticut 06119
Phone: 860.570.0700 Fax: 203.397.9497
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Silas Chapman & Company has been providing insurance to businesses and individuals
in West Hartford, Connecticut and the surrounding communities for over 135 years.
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