Wasserman & Associates
Insurance protection for employers


Experience. Care.


Wasserman & Associates opened its doors in 1981. Since then, we've provided coverages to hundreds of California employers, providing the insurance protection they need to ensure optimal risk management. 

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We at Wasserman & Associates know that finding the right Insurance Agent to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to discuss your needs and the scope of your risk management goals.

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Rick Wasserman, ARM

Graduated from the University of Arizona in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business. Rick started his Insurance career with AAA Insurance in Torrance, California and eventually started Wasserman & Associates in 1981 headquartered in Sacramento, California. He has been a resident of Sacramento since 1972 and enjoys traveling, golf,  supporting local charities and spending time with his wife of 41 years and three children ages 36, 32 and 27.



Bachelor of Science in Business

Activities & Affiliations

  • Trustee: Sacramento Day School
  • Coach: East Sacramento Youth Soccer Program
  • Mentor: Sacramento Schools Student Buddy Program
  • Past VP: Past Treasurer & Board of Trustees member: Leukemia Society
  • Advisor: Summerbridge Sacramento - Scholarship Program
  • Board of Directors: Communities in Schools
  • Volunteer: Boys & Girls Club

Professional Designations

  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Life Insurance Agent 

Julie West

Office Manager

Julie has been in the insurance business for the past 30 years, starting out at Aetna as a rater, then became an underwriter. She is the the office manager and has just celebrated 22 years with Wasserman & Associates.

Angie Andersen

Tech Support & Customer Service

Angie started in the insurance industry in 1987 at McClatchy Insurance in the mailroom and in March of 2018 will have been with Wasserman & Associates for 20 years.  Angie provides tech support and customer service.

Daisy Valino  


Daisy has been with Wasserman & Associates for 18 years and has processed all the Certificates for the office for the last 17 years.  She's always happy to assist  customers with their insurance certificate needs.                     


Strategic Partners


ESM Solutions, Inc.

ESM Solutions is a total risk management solutions provider assisting employers with reducing the cost and impact of workplace injury. Our workplace tailor-made solutions instill commitment of management, develop and track measurable goals, and ensure best practice procedures. We continuously search for opportunities to reduce Workers' Compensation cost, create efficiencies and develop standardized, scalable solutions The quality of our commitment is best evidenced by our proven track record of client retention and the quality of our services. Their vision is to provide employers with education and resources focused on preventing and managing workplace illness and injury ultimately reducing the risk and cost associated with Workers’ Compensation. ESM provides the following key values:

  • Expertise in the Workers’ Compensation industry
  • Compliance with OSHA and Workers' Compensation Regulatory Requirements
  • Cost control services that provide a proven ROI
  • Accountability for scalable and sustainable results