John J. Joyce is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory High
School, Scranton, PA, and King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA,
where he earned a B.S. Degree in Business Administration. In
1976, he attended Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, where he
completed an intense course in Property and Casualty
Insurance. Shortly thereafter, he obtained an Agent and
Broker License, as well as a Surplus Lines Broker License.
John began his insurance career in 1977 as an Agent with the
Eugene F. Hickey Agency, Scranton, PA. In 1978, he obtained
a position with Franklin Life Insurance Company,
Wilkes-Barre, PA. With a diversified insurance background,
John then joined Joyce Insurance Group in 1979.
Presently a partner in Joyce Insurance Group, John divides
his time between overseeing the sales department and mergers
and acquisitions. He is one of the select few agents trained
in structured settlements and develops specialty insurance
programs for specific industries.
John is a member of St. Joseph's Parish, Minooka, PA,
Northeastern PA Association of Independent Insurance Agents,
NARTA, Arm, IMMS, NASSTA, Donegal Insurance Council and Penn
Millers Insurance Co. Council. He is a former Eastern Agents
Council Representative for Ohio Casualty and National Grange
Mutual and former President of the Board of Directors of Fox
Hill Country Club and St. Joseph's Children Center. John
resides in Moosic, PA, with his wife, the former Maricay
Lydon, and their two children Marley and Evan.
JOSEPH J. JOYCE, JR.,
Vice President, Commercial
Joseph J. Joyce, Jr. is a graduate of St. John's High
School, Pittston, PA, and Luzerne County Community College,
Nanticoke, PA. He attended Bloomsburg University majoring in
Business Education & Accounting. In 1989, Joe became
licensed in Property and Casualty, Life, Accident and Health
insurance and joined Joyce Insurance Group.
He focuses his efforts on commercial insurance, overseeing
the Commercial Lines Division and company-to-agency
relations. He specializes in government and self funded
Joe is a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Avoca, PA, the
Jolly Boys Association, Avoca, PA, Greater Pittston Chamber
of Commerce, the Avoca Lions Club, where he served as
Secretary to the Board of Directors and the Friendly Sons of
St. Patrick, Greater Pittston Chapter, where he served as
President and Treasurer.
Joe resides in Hughestown with his wife, the former Ann
Marie Just, and their five children, Joseph, John, Brent,
Kahli and Aidan.
WILLIAM J. JOYCE, Vice President,
William J. Joyce is a graduate of Seton Catholic High
School, Pittston, PA, and the Culinary Institute of America,
NY, where he earned an Associates degree in Hotel and
Restaurant Management. In 1993, Bill became licensed in
Property and Casualty, Life, Accident and Health insurance
and joined Joyce Insurance Group.
He focuses his efforts on personal insurance, overseeing the
Personal Lines Division and company-to-agency relations. He
also oversees Employee Choice, a program that offers
personal insurance through payroll deduction.
Bill is a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Avoca, PA, The
Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors,
Catholic Social Services Board of Directors, Taylor Nursing
Home Board of Directors, and Make-A-Wish Foundation of
Northeastern Pennsylvania. He is also a former member of St.
Vincent De Paul Soup Kitchen Board of Directors and
Bill resides in Avoca, PA with his wife, the former Janet
McCarthy, and their two sons, Bill Jr. and Jack.