William Gammon Insurance, Higginbotham & Associates Join Forces

June 7, 2011

Texas-based independent insurance agencies William Gammon Insurance and Higginbotham & Associates have merged. The combined company has more than 500 professionals providing insurance, risk management and employee benefit solutions to clients throughout Texas, the companies’ announcement said.

William Gammon Insurance, headquartered in Austin, was founded in 1948 and serves businesses and individuals in the Central Texas area. Led by William Gammon III and Matt Berry Sr., the firm offers property and casualty insurance and employee benefit products and services from one location in downtown Austin. William Gammon Benefits Insurance is the firm’s in-house employee benefit services group. The firm is licensed in 33 states and the District of Columbia.

Also founded in 1948, Higginbotham is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the state. It is based in Fort Worth and has 16 additional Texas offices. In recent years Higginbotham has expanded by partnering with other independent firms having strong footholds in their local markets.

William Gammon Insurance will continue operating under its name and maintain its current staff of 40 at 1615 Guadalupe. Higginbotham’s Austin office is located at 1221 S. Mopac Expressway and led by Managing Director Curtis Page. The two offices will align resources to offer clients expanded services.

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