Paul A. Nielson started his insurance agency in the basement of his home in Plandome, New York in 1912. By 1914, he had an office space at 1 Park Avenue in Manhasset. William Nielson perpetuated Paul A. Nielson & Son until 1994. Since 1994, Nielson & Associates, LTD has carried the Nielson name into the future.

Today, we are a cutting-edge insurance agency concentrating on commercial lines insurance. Educating our personnel, attempting to be ahead of insurance trends, and concentrating on covering ever-evolving risks and exposures is our challenge every day, month, and year.

We pride ourselves as problem solvers who will not run away, even when the challenge is daunting, until we have exhausted all other options or found a solution.

This is who we are today.


To provide superior customer service, to stay abreast of changing market conditions. To provide our customers with the best solutions as well as communicating our opinion with our clients effectively. We want to be vigilant in keeping our standards for our employees as high as possible.