Peter Massaquoi Insurance Agency, LLC

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About Us

Established in Sept 2016, Peter Massaquoi Insurance Agency, LLC in Trenton, New Jersey has been helping protect the assets of our clients. We accomplish this with the insurance policies and plans we offer.


Expect us to do our best to provide you with affordable insurance products that meet your specific needs.


Aside from insurance related concerns, we are committed to helping those with the urgent needs in our community. We do this through our company’s network of local organizations.

Peter Massaquoi

Our Founder

Peter Massaquoi is an entrepreneur based in New Jersey, United States of America. He was born on December 16, 1986 in Liberia, West Africa from the union of Mr. Joseph and Yassah Massaquoi.


Mr. Massaquoi grew up in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital. He has an interest in education and journalism. He is married to Jerusha Jessie Massaquoi.

Education

He started his Elementary and Primary Education in 1996 at the Assembly Of God Mission School in Paynesville, Monrovia-Liberia but dropped from school for a few years due to the brutal civil conflict that devastated his entire country (Liberia).


After years of civil unrest, he continued his education in 2003 at the Kalita High School in Paynesville where he successfully completed both junior and senior courses. In 2008, he obtained a high school diploma along with a certificate from the West African Examination Council.


In 2005, his interest in journalism led him to enroll at the Ambassador George Weah School of Vocational Education where he obtained a certificate in journalism after 10 months of intensive training. In 2016, he obtained a Bachelor of Sciences Degree with a Business Administration Major from Berkeley College Middlesex County.


  • 2012-2015: Bachelor of Science Business Administration (Berkeley College) USA
    • Business Administration
    • Communications Coursework
    • Business Ethics Coursework
    • Organizational Behavior Coursework
    • Financial Management Coursework
    • Corporate Finance Coursework
  • 2016: Property and Casualty Insurance Certificate (Atlantic School of Insurance) USA
  • 2016: P &C License (New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance) USA
  • 2016: Consultative Sales Certificate (Farmers Insurance Group) USA
  • 2000-2008: High School Diploma (Kalita High School) Monrovia, Liberia
  • 2010: "A" Certificate (Journalism) From the Ambassador George Weah School of Journalism

Work Experience

Mr. Massaquoi has worked with many institutions in Liberia and United States of America. Using what he learned from his experiences, he decided to open his own insurance agency, which is the business he effectively runs today.


His tasks include managing the daily activities of his staff and other business management related activities. Additionally, he interviews prospective clients to fully grasp their current insurance and financial needs as well as to discuss any existing coverage.


He promotes his agency products to customers in three ways: in person, on the phone, and in writing. Additionally, he handles follow-ups with clients regarding online information requests.


He also has a productive relationship with car dealers, loan processors, and other business partners in the community.

  • 2016: Senior Sales Executive (Pitt Financial and Insurance Agency, LLC) USA where he handled customer needs and sold insurance products. He also provided consultations for insurance related matters while educating clients about different types of policies. 
  • 2015-2016: Agency Producer at (Farmers/Maria Portales Insurance Agency) USA where he interviewed prospective clients to learn about their financial needs and to discuss any existing coverage they may have.
  • Called 120 warm leads each week to expand his client base

Further Accomplishments

  • Placed up to 50 new lead calls per day
  • Expanded business by 95% while maintaining 90% rate of customer retention