AssuredPartners Announces Acquisition of Herlong Bates Burnett Insurance

09/07/2017 Written by: AP Communications

LAKE MARY, FL – September 7, 2017 – AssuredPartners, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Herlong Bates Burnett Insurance (HBB) in Greenville, SC. Herlong Bates Burnett Insurance is a full-service insurance agency providing business, personal, health and life insurance products from a variety of trusted companies. The staff of 10 will continue operations under the leadership of President Michael Herlong and Vice President and COO Tom Bates. The agency currently reports approximately $1.2 million in revenues.
“At HBB we have a commitment to provide top-notch service and competitive rates to our clients which has helped us establish ourselves as a one-stop shop for all our clients’ insurance needs. The flexibility to shop several different providers allows Herlong Bates Burnett to act solely as an advocate for our clients.” said HBB President Michael Herlong. “The union with AssuredPartners will allow us that same flexibility coupled with the strength of a national team.”
“As we continue to expand in South Carolina we wanted to make sure we had the best partner in the Greenville community.” said AssuredPartners President and COO Tom Riley. “The partnership with HBB is a great addition and we look forward to the continued service for individuals and businesses throughout the area and upstate.”
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Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida and led by Jim Henderson and Tom Riley, AssuredPartners, Inc. acquires and invests in insurance brokerage businesses (property and casualty, employee benefits, surety and MGU’s) across the United States and in London. From its founding in March of 2011, AssuredPartners has grown to over $885 million in annualized revenue and continues to be one of the fastest growing insurance brokerage firms in the United States* with over 190 offices in 30 states, Canada and London. Since 2011, AssuredPartners has acquired more than 170 insurance agencies. For more information, please contact Dean Curtis, CFO, at 407.708.0031 or, or visit
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