N.Y.’s Rose & Kiernan Adds The Daniels Agency

The Daniels Agency, with New York offices in Pawling and Poughkeepsie and another in Danbury, Conn., will merge with Rose and Kiernan, Inc, a large independent insurance agency with it’s corporate headquarters in East Greenbush, N.Y.

The deal, which is expected to close on Sept. 1, expands Rose and Kiernan’s reach into the lower Hudson Valley and western Connecticut.

The combined agencies will have a staff of 220 in 14 locations throughout New York state and Danbury, Conn. Once this merger is completed, Rose and Kiernan said it would rank among the 50 largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms in the U.S.

Charles R. Daniels, III, president of The Daniels Agency, announced the merger.

The Daniels Agency is an insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm serving clients throughout the northeast. Founded in 1926, it is a family of companies comprised of The Daniels Agency, Inc., The Settle Agency (Danbury), and The Daniels Benefit Group.

“Our combined firm share the same corporate values in providing exceptional service to our customers,” stated John Murray, president and CEO of Rose and Kiernan, Inc

Rose and Kiernan traces its origin back to 1869. An employee owned agency, Rose and Kiernan represents more than 40 insurance carriers offering access to property, casualty, surety, health and employee benefits.