The Hilb Group News

People Moves: Hub Hires Howard; Prime to Starkweather & Shepley; The Hilb Group Adds Grant

Hub International Northeast Hires Howard in New Jersey Hub International Northeast, a global insurance brokerage firm, has hired Arthur (Art) J. Howard as employee benefits regional sales officer. In this newly formed role, he will be responsible for overseeing the …

The Hilb Group Acquires Rhode Island’s Compass Planners

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Rhode Island-based Compass Planners (CP). The transaction became effective on February 1, 2021. CP is based in West Greenwich, Rhode Island and is a specialized Medicare Advantage business led by Jim Soucy. Soucy …

The Hilb Group Acquires New York’s Rampart Brokerage Corporation & Afilliates

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has completed its 100th acquisition by acquiring New York-based Rampart Brokerage Corporation & Affiliates (RBC). The effective date of the acquisition was December 1, 2020. Headquartered in Lake Success, New York, with nearly 200 employees …

The Hilb Group Acquires New York’s Hiram Cohen & Son Inc.

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired New York-based Hiram Cohen & Son Inc. (HCS). The transaction became effective on December 1, 2020. HCS, founded in 1919, is still operated by descendants of Founder Hiram Cohen, celebrating four generations in …

The Hilb Group Acquires New Jersey’s William H. Connolly & Co.

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired New Jersey-based William H. Connolly & Co. LLC (WHC). The transaction became effective on December 1, 2020. Founded in 1950 by William H. Connolly Sr., WHC is currently owned and run by his …

The Hilb Group Acquires Plan Benefit Services of South Carolina

The Hilb Group, LLC has acquired South Carolina-based Plan Benefit Services, Inc. (PBSI). The transaction became effective on Dec. 1, 2020. Plan Benefit Services, Inc. is an employee benefits consulting, management and brokerage firm independently owned and operated since 1986. …

The Hilb Group Acquires Connecticut’s Ganim Group

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Connecticut-based Ganim Group Inc. (Ganim Benefits) from Ganim Financial Inc. The transaction became effective on September 1, 2020. The Ganim Benefits team, including Valerie Koch, will join THG of New England and continue …

The Hilb Group Acquires Fort Myers Insurance Agency/Freedom Insurance Center of Florida

The Hilb Group, LLC has acquired Florida-based Fort Myers Insurance Agency, Inc., dba Freedom Insurance Center (FIC). The transaction became effective June 1, 2020. FIC is a property and casualty full–service agency that focuses mostly on homeowners and auto policies …

The Hilb Group Acquires Assets of Rhode Island’s D.F. Dwyer & Associates

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired certain assets of Rhode Island-based D. F. Dwyer & Associates LLC (DFD). The transaction became effective February 1, 2020. Based in Newport, R.I., DFD provides a full range of property and casualty insurance …

The Hilb Group Acquires Regency Insurance Group of Florida

The Hilb Group, LLC (THG) has acquired Florida-based Regency Insurance Group, LLC (RIG). The transaction became effective Feb. 1, 2020. Based in Bonita Springs, Fla., RIG is a property & casualty agency that specializes in personal lines coverage. RIG is …