Brian Pilarski joined Brown & Brown in 2009 as commercial insurance agent. Brian’s primary role is to deliver innovative insurance solutions to insulate his clients from risk. Brian also works closely with the executive teams of his clients to develop risk management strategies to prevent and mitigate various risk exposures, which assists with the client organization’s profitability.
Within the Brown & Brown office, Brian works with our office president in the areas of workforce development, regional growth, and the overall office strategy.
Prior to joining Brown & Brown of Detroit, Brian gained valuable experience outside of the insurance industry. He worked five years as one of the top sales consultants at Payroll 1, followed by a year with LexisNexis, helping local and regional law firms secure legal research, gain access to published court rules and various other support services for running the operations aspect of a law firm.
Brian’s main area of focus is commercial insurance, with specialized knowledge in real estate risks, executive management exposures, various contractual implications within a business transaction, and cyber risk placements. Solving complex insurance problems and designing the proactive risk management solutions to best fit the client’s needs is one of the greatest joys of the profession for Brian.
Brian believes Brown & Brown of Detroit is able to differentiate itself due to our proprietary contract and risk analysis process. The results of our analysis combines a true understanding of our client’s unique business with specialized solutions to best protect the organization.
Brian is a graduate of Central Michigan University, where he earned a bachelor degree in business administration. He went on to earn his Masters in Management from Walsh College. He possesses many insurance certifications such as Certified Insurance Counselor, Property and Casualty Agent and Counselor, and Life and Health Agent. He also holds various board positions, including Trustee of Walsh College
His hard work has earned him numerous Brown & Brown awards such as Top Gun of the entire Company in May 2014, Million Dollar Club since 2013, and Tangle B Club several years in a row. In addition, Brian was named Walsh College Graduate of the Last Decade in 2015. Brian also created the Brian M Pilarski endowed scholarship at Walsh College.