For Immediate Release
For Further Information:
Stefan Petrella, [email protected]
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – MAY 2022– Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Benefit Horizons Corporation (BHC). Located in Glastonbury, CT, BHC is a second-generation Group & Employee Benefits agency that was founded in 1995.
“With this acquisition, Starkweather & Shepley has expanded its benefits presence in Connecticut and has added two exceptional associates, in agency principals, Brian Callahan and Jamie Zito”, stated Larry Keefe, Chairman & CEO of Starkweather & Shepley. “Jamie and I couldn’t be happier to have joined Starkweather” added, Brian and we look forward to expanding our product and service offerings to our valued clients.
Benefit Horizons Corporation, now a division of S&S, will continue to deliver tailored, cost-effective, and well-designed employee and group benefits to clients through additional markets and with the support, of Starkweather & Shepley, a Top 100 agency, and Assurex Global partner for over 35 years.
About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the largest independent agency in Rhode Island and the 59th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S., along with being the 33rd largest independent personal lines agency. Starkweather & Shepley, held in Trust since 1935, ensures the firm will remain privately held in perpetuity, providing certainty to clients and associates alike. The firm provides commercial and personal insurance, health and employee benefits, surety bonding and risk management services. These services are provided nationally and internationally, through its partnership with Assurex Global. Headquartered in East Providence, RI, Starkweather has additional branch offices in Providence and Middletown, RI, Bristol, Pawcatuck and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, Sagamore Beach and Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Palm Beach Gardens and Naples, FL.