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  • Photo of Mr Olden in 1876

    1876

    Founded. Then referred to as the Eugene H. Olden Agency located in Paterson, NJ.

  • Olden and Hanson logo in 1925

    1925

    (May 6th) Changed name to Olden and Hanson, Inc.

  • Photo of Lewis Ryan in 1939

    1939

    Lewis A. Ryan Insurance Agency merged with Olden and Hanson, Inc.

  • 1955

    (Dec. 19th) Changed name to Olden-Hanson & Ryan, Inc.

  • 1958

    (Nov. 20th) Changed name to Hanson & Ryan, Inc.

  • 1960

    (Nov. 7th) Frank Hanson passed away after 46 years of service to the agency

  • 1961

    James L Ryan (2nd generation of Ryan’s) became President

  • Hanson and Ryan Building in 1968

    1968

    Office moved from Paterson to Union Blvd, Totowa NJ

  • Hanson and Ryan Employee Child Photo

    1971

    (Feb.) Terry M Ryan (3rd generation of Ryan’s) began work within the agency

  • Hanson and Ryan Employee

    1984

    Terry M Ryan (3rd generation of Ryan’s) was named President and Chief Operating Officer

  • 1987

    (Oct. 13th) James L Ryan passed away

  • 1988

    (Oct. 30th) fire destroyed Union blvd building

  • Hanson and Ryan Logo

    1989

    (July 1st) moved to present location; 87 Lackawanna Ave , Totowa NJ

  • 1989

    (Sept. 1st) Agency acquired Zester and Company, Inc.

  • Hanson and Ryan Employee

    1996

    (Sept.) Sean M Ryan (4th generation of Ryan’s) joins the company

  • Horizon Logo

    1997

    Agency acquired Fish Insurance Associates Gained Master Brokers contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ

  • WWW Logo

    1999

    Hanson & Ryan launched their 1st website, www.hanson-ryan.com

  • Hanson and Ryan Employee

    2000

    (Aug.) Carrie A Ryan (4th generation of Ryan’s) joins the company

  • Facebook logo

    2009

    (Aug. 20th) Hanson & Ryan joins Facebook

  • Hanson and Ryan Employee

    2010

    (July) Kristin A Ryan (4th generation of Ryan’s) joins the company

  • ISU Logo

    2011

    (Nov. 3rd) Hanson & Ryan joins ISU Network

  • 2015

    Silver winner of Insurance Journal’s Best Agencies to Work For award in the East region

  • Hanson and Ryan Employees

    2018

    (June) Hanson & Ryan becomes a women-owned agency; Carrie Ryan CEO/ President and Kristin Ryan COO/ Vice President.

  • Hanson and Ryan 2019 Top Insurance Workplace Award

    2018/19

    Hanson & Ryan name Top Insurance Workplace in 2018 & 2019

  • Kids in Conference Room

    Future

    Hanson & Ryan continues to be a staple in the community. As for future generations…we are raising them to love the insurance industry!