The 2009 Inc. 5000: Top 10 Oldest Companies

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Insurance Revolution (Maloy Risk Services), Founded 1872

Rank: No. 4,102
Location: Princeton, N.J.
Revenue:$2.9 million

Maloy Risk Services (Insurance Revolution is the holding company) began in Manhattan’s financial district in 1872 as a partnership between Joseph Maloy and Jacob Bertschmann, who at the time was the Swiss Consul to the United States. The partners started as insurance underwriters, but Maloy later bought out the Bertschmann family and the company became a traditional insurance agency. Maloy is fifth-generation family owned and operated, and they now specialize in hedge funds, private equity, and risk management for businesses in emerging fields.