2009 Top Personal Lines Agencies

November 15, 2009

The following list is taken from the Insurance Journal Top 100 P/C/ Independent Insurance Agencies report published in Insurance Journal on Aug. 3. These agencies represent the leaders in total personal lines premium volume among the overall Top 100, which tracks privately-held agencies only. For a list of the Top Commercial Lines Agencies, see Insurance Journal magazine for Oct. 19.

Rank Agency Name Main Office Premiums City State
1 Higginbotham & Associates San Francisco, Calif. $525,136,000 Wellesley MA
2 J. Smith Lanier & Co. Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. $465,000,000 South Dennis MA
3 Oklahoma Agents Alliance Northumberland, Pa. $416,681,533 East Providence RI
4 A-Affordable Insurance Agency High Point, N.C. $310,000,000 Exeter NH
5 Confie Seguros Holding Co. Hampton, N.H. $252,702,534 Hampton NH
6 Combined Agents of America LLC* New York, N.Y. $250,000,000 Westbrook CT
7 Behnke and Associates, Inc. Stuart, Fla. $235,450,000 Norwalk CT
8 Advanced Insurance Underwriters LLC Cedar City, Utah $206,010,403 Short Hills NJ
9 USI Holdings Corp. Wellesley, Mass. $186,560,000 Framingham MA
10 Marshall & Sterling Enterprises Inc. Olean, N.Y. $185,183,802 Englewood Cliffs NJ
11 Renaissance Insurance Group LLC* Short Hills, N.J. $141,000,000 Paramus NJ
12 Foy Insurance Austin, Texas $103,927,270 New York NY
13 Bainswest Inc.* The Woodlands, Texas $100,170,626 New York NY
14 The Insurance Alliance of Central Pa. Inc.* Mount Ida, Ark. $88,928,100 New York NY
15 John M. Glover Agency Atlanta, Ga. $83,932,000 Briarcliff Manor NY
16 Neace Lukens Holding Co.* Fresno, Calif. $78,653,597 Poughkeepsie NY
17 Bollinger, Inc. Paramus, N.J. $78,516,214 Baldwinsville NY
18 GreatFlorida Insurance* Westbrook, Conn. $73,555,441 Buffalo NY
19 United Valley Insurance Services Inc.* Poughkeepsie, N.Y. $70,275,000 Olean NY
20 North Florida Agents Network Palm Beach Gardens $69,563,250 Camp Hill PA
21 Haylor, Freyer & Coon Inc.* Oklahoma City, Okla. $66,994,083 Millmont PA
22 ISU Group* Framingham $65,500,000 High Point NC
23 American Auto Club Insurance Agency Charlotte $61,500,000 Charlotte NC
24 GIA Group LLC/Continental Insurance Agency Alliance Inc.* San Carlos, Calif. $52,500,000 Jacksonville FL
25 Steve Standridge Insurance Inc. New York, N.Y. $50,000,000 Tallahassee FL
26 Worldwide Insurance Network Inc.
dba Smart Choice Agents Program*
East Providence, R.I. $50,000,000 Hollywood FL
27 Brightway Insurance Orland Park, Ill. $49,296,865 Hollywood FL
28 DeWitt Stern Tallahassee $48,604,329 Palm Beach Gardens FL
29 Bouchard Insurance Bryan, Texas $46,459,386 Clearwater FL
30 The Horton Group Hollywood $43,500,000 Stuart FL
31 Leavitt Insurance Group Norwalk, Conn. $41,696,700 Auburn AL
32 Gowrie Barden & Brett (Gowrie Group) Buffalo, N.Y. $41,507,307 Louisville KY
33 Frenkel & Co. Inc.* Edmonds, Wash. $41,106,000 Louisville KY
34 Professional Insurance Associates Inc. Jacksonville, Fla. $38,700,000 Orland Park IL
35 Agents Helping Agents Inc.* Chicago, Ill. $37,935,100 Naperville IL
36 Lawley Service Inc. Louisville, Ky. $37,000,000 Chicago IL
37 Mesirow Insurance Services Inc.* Lombard $36,990,680 Lincoln NE
38 Celedinas Insurance Group Camp Hill, Pa. $35,068,630 Mount Ida AR
39 The NIA Group, LLC Syracuse, N.Y. $35,000,000 Oklahoma City OK
40 Iroquois Group Inc.* Englewood Cliffs, N.J. $34,858,825 Tulsa OK
41 Keystone Insurers Group Inc. South Dennis $33,842,000 Fort Worth TX
42 Otterstedt Insurance Agency Tulsa, Okla. $33,494,744 Spring TX
43 Insurors Group LLC* Clearwater, Fla. $33,422,978 Bryan TX
44 Satellite Agency Network Group, Inc. (SAN Group)* Exeter $33,000,000 Austin TX
45 Chicagoland SIA,LLC Lincoln $31,478,763 Glenwood Springs CO
46 Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. Hollywood, Fla. $31,000,000 Cedar City UT
47 The Advantage Group LLC* Louisville, Ky. $30,784,601 Fresno CA
48 Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc. Glenwood Springs, Colo. $29,384,611 San Carlos CA
49 Rogers & Gray Insurance Agency, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas $28,426,978 San Francisco CA
50 TWFG Insurance Services Inc. New York, N.Y. $28,163,249 Edmonds WA

* = Indentified as having an affiliation with an independent network or cluster group. Employee count for these groups does not necessarily include all affiliates responsible for total premium written.

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