Barney & Barney Receives 11th PAR Excellence Award

Barney & Barney, San Diego’s largest and oldest privately-held insurance brokerage and risk consulting firm, announced it has been awarded its 11th PAR Excellence Award. Assurex Global, the third largest broker of commercial insurance in the United States, sponsors the PAR Quality Management Program and the annual quality award. Barney & Barney earned the highest award for Quality Management in recognition for its employees’ “continued commitment to excellence in client service” for 2004.

“Being an 11-time recipient of the PAR Excellence Award highlights Barney & Barney’s commitment to our clients and underscores our mission of listening to our clients to insure their success. It also reinforces our goal of providing exemplary quality management and superior products and services to our clients,” stated Paul Hering, Barney & Barney’s managing principal/CEO.

“We are honored to receive this award for the eleventh year,” remarked Hering. “This is the third award bestowed on Barney & Barney within the last four months acknowledging our commitment to maintaining superior practices and ethics in the delivery of service to our clients,” he added.

In October, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) bestowed its “Best Practices” award on Barney & Barney and listed the firm as the “Top Performing Brokerage Firm” in its revenue size category of $25 million and over. The firm then received the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in November.

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