Solid Foundation, Steady and Continued Growth
Brown & Brown of Detroit is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., the nationís seventh largest insurance intermediary. In 2008, Crain's Detroit Business magazine listed Brown & Brown Inc., as the 3rd largest business insurer in the metropolitan Detroit area according to the 2008 combined revenue of all Brown & Brown offices in Michigan.
A Vibrant Atmosphere
Brown & Brown rewards its employees with bonuses and incentives for their creativity and "thinking outside the box" to ensure clients get products and services tailored to their individual needs.
The energy and enthusiasm generated by a productive and empowering work environment is evident by the numerous awards the Company has won for its economic leadership and human resources practices.
The Company has been named a Future 50 of Greater Detroit Company, an award given to firms whose demonstrations of leadership, growth and profitability are building and sustaining the backbone of Southeastern Michigan's economy, consecutively since 2004.
In 2006, employees took top corporate honors by raising nearly $60,000 to help fund cancer research at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Team Brown & Brown has retained the American Cancer Society's Most Dollars Raised traveling trophy from 2004 through 2007 with over $190,000 in contributions, and was recognized for generating the largest amount of support ever raised by a first-time event participant in 2004.
The Company has been honored as one of Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best & Brightest Companies To Work For consecutively since 2002. This award recognizes that our human resources practices provide an outstanding work environment which attracts and retains top level professionals. In 2002, the company also was honored by the Michigan Business and Professional Association as the Elite Employee Motivation & Enthusiasm category winner.
The company also was chosen as a "Cool Place to Work" by Crain's Detroit Business in 2005. The competition measured key attributes in talent management, organizational communication, work-life initiatives and work environment.
The Company also invests its time and resources to benefit the community by supporting several Detroit area chambers of commerce, numerous local charities, schools and Oakland County's Automation Alley.
One of Brown & Brown's guiding principles is the concept of Strength Through Balance, a philosophy where we believe that truthful consultation, accountability and outstanding customer service develop a bond of trust and promote long-term relationships. Brown & Brown strives to match clients with the most economical as well as the best practical solutions for services that they or their company require.
Brown & Brown has strategically aligned itself with more than 200 of the highest quality financial institutions and insurance carriers in the nation. "There are many agencies out there who simply quote prices," said John J. LoVasco, vice president. "It is difficult for a client to accurately evaluate them among dozens of other service providers. At Brown & Brown, we go beyond pricing. We invite clients to challenge us with their specific needs, and to visit us personally to evaluate our specialties."
Brown & Brown representatives are members of advisory councils for M-Financial Group, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Delta Dental Plan, Health Alliance Plan, Cofinity, Citizens Insurance Company of America and CNA Insurance Companies.
Five Specialties and Four Service Divisions
Brown & Brown has the unique advantage of offering four separate service divisions that can work independently or in coordination with each other to meet the client's total insurance needs.
Corporate insurance, personal insurance, yacht insurance, financial and retirement planning and employee benefits services are all available through Brown & Brown, which means clients have the convenience of knowing that the solutions they need are at their fingertips, as well as the confidence of knowing that a team of top notch professionals is working together to ensure their needs are met in a timely and proficient manner.
For example, a small business owner can obtain liability insurance, request recommendations for employee benefits plans, and develop an estate plan all with Brown & Brown professionals. Then he or she can obtain competitive bids on home, boat and auto insurance.
Large corporations with thousands of employees can coordinate their employee benefits and 401(k) plans with executive benefits to attract and retain talented professionals. Affluent clients can obtain custom-designed home, boat and auto insurance coverages to protect their unique and valuable assets through the Premier Client Program.
M Financial Strength
Brown & Brown of Detroit is one of only a few agencies in the nation with access to custom and proprietary insurance and investment products through M Financial Group. Because of the Company's relationship with M Financial, Brown & Brown of Detroit offers preferred pricing to meet the estate planning and executive benefits needs of prosperous individuals.
"Brown & Brown is successful because we take our clients needs as seriously as our own, treating them as we would like to be treated" said John Marshall, CLU, ChFC.
We welcome the opportunity to meet the diverse needs of individuals and companies found in today's challenging financial climate. For more information on how we can serve you, please call Brown & Brown of Detroit at (586) 977-6300.