Brown Brown Acquires NJ’s Turner Agency

Regional Executive VP of Brown & Brown, Inc. Thomas E. Riley and Robert J. Turner, President of RJT, Inc. of Parsippany and Freehold, NJ, doing business as The Turner Group, announced that a New Jersey subsidiary of Brown & Brown had acquired the assets of RJT, effective April 1, 2002.

The announcement described The Turner Group as an independent insurance agency serving central New Jersey with revenues of approximately $6.0 million, specializing in retail brokerage and program insurance business.

“Turner Group principals, Marian Murphy Weiner and Scott R. Turner and their staff will continue to operate the agency at its current locations, as free-standing Brown & Brown profit centers,” said the announcement.

Riley, who is responsible for Brown & Brown’s operations in the Northeastern U.S., stated that “We feel quite fortunate to have Marian and Scott and their professional staff join our growing team. We look forward to their active involvement as we continue to expand our presence in New Jersey and the broader Northeastern market.”