EAST PROVIDENCE, RI FEBRUARY 2023 – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S), today announced the firm’s recognition by Business Insurance as recently ranked #8 of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Insurance. Industry survey results for firms of 250 to 1000 employees.
Starkweather & Shepley is a Business Insurance Top 100 brokerage firm offering insurance, employee benefits, and risk management services on a local scale and nationally through their partnership with Assurex Global. They also have a wholesale brokerage division, an in-house claims department, and offer HR Consulting and Loss Control services. S&S has 15 offices located throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Florida and employs more than 290 associates.
This is Starkweather & Shepley‘s 2nd consecutive year of employer acknowledgment. “Our improvement to #8 nationally from our prior year of top 20 is directly attributable to our associates, their commitment to the firm, our clients, and each other. Leadership strives daily to be better. We simply are in it together.” Commented Larry Keefe, Chairman and CEO.
Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual sponsored content feature presented by the Custom Publishing unit of Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, PA.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices, and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.
About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the 57th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S., along with being a top 10 Best Places to Work in Insurance, mid-sized company, by Business Insurance. 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.
S&S also has national affinity, practice, and program expertise. 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, Newport, and Middletown, RI, Bristol, Pawcatuck and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, Sagamore Beach and Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Palm Beach Gardens and Naples, FL.
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