Keystone Insurers Group has added Brunswick, Ga.-based agency Turner & Associates Insurance as its second franchise partner in the state.
The Turner & Associates joins a network of more than 235 partners in eight states.
The announcement was made jointly today by Turner & Associates President Robbie Turner and Keystone’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Elizabeth Schenk.
Turner & Associates Insurance has been serving southeast Georgia since 1950 when Albert Shelander formed the agency. Robert Turner joined the agency in 1985 and was later able to purchase the agency in 2003 and form Turner & Associates Insurance. In January of 2011, the agency joined forces with Arthur Pittman & Co. Insurance of St. Simons Island, Ga.
Keystone, headquartered in Northumberland, Pa., is owned by its franchise partners and employees in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana and Ohio. In addition, KIG conducts business in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia. Each partner is an independent agency. It reports property/casualty premiums exceeding $1.7 billion and is ranked fifth on Insurance Journal’s 2011 list of Top 100 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agencies.