AP Insurance is truly a family owned insurance agency, bringing both the knowledge of over 100 year of insurance experience and the latest in technological advances to our clients.
Or founding principal Manny Pereira is involved with every account. Our staff has been with the agency on average for over 17 years…this translates to our clients getting the best advice and the best price on the policy they purchase.
As a family owned insurance agency we have grown to appreciate the special needs of our clients and the people and businesses that are referred to us. We take great pride in our ability to evaluate the risks and work with our insurance carriers to come up with the best possible price.
Manny Pereira is one of the founding principles of Alexion-Pereira Insurance Agency, now AP Insurance Group. Mr. Pereira began his insurance career in 1969 with John Hancock and became in independent insurance agent in 1972. During this time, Manny has been able to forge strong partnerships with individuals, business owners and insurance companies we still represent today. The experience and knowledge Mr. Pereira has accumulated over the past 45 years gets put to use on a daily basis benefiting our clients.
Mr. Pereira immigrated to the United States in 1955, eventually graduated from the Drafting department at New Bedford Regional Vocational High School in 1964. While at Voc-Tech, Manny was the Captain of the soccer team that won the Eastern Mass Soccer Championship in 1962. Manny was drafted into the armed forces in 1965 and joined the U.S. Air Force.
Manny has dedicate the past 40 years to his agency and customers. While away from work, he also enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his family and specifically his four grandchildren.
Kevin Dyer, RHU, CCLP
Kevin joined AP Insurance (Alexion-Pereira Insurance Agency) full time in 2011. Prior to that he had been a part time producer for over 10 years. He is the son in law of the agency founder and president, Manny Pereira.
Kevin began his career in 1997 after graduating from Bryant University with a degree in marketing. He has spent almost all of his career working in the insurance fields with well-respected firms such as Boston’s EBS Capstone and Marsh McLennan Companies, the largest insurance broker in the world.
Moving into a smaller agency role allowed Kevin to bring his vast industry knowledge to the communities he has known for decades.
Kevin is a Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) and a Certified Commercial Lines Professional, both esteemed industry designations.
Kevin is married to his wife Joanna and they have two children Drew and Reese. Kevin enjoys, soccer, golf and recently completed the 2015 Boston Marathon.