TORONTO, FEBRUARY 24, 2022 – BrokerLink continues its successful start to the year with the acquisition of Ontario-based Blair Insurance, effective February 1, 2022. This acquisition enables BrokerLink to expand and serve more community members in Southern Ontario.
Welcoming Blair Insurance to the BrokerLink team
Established in 1978, Ontario-based Blair Insurance Brokers Ltd. (Blair Insurance) has been serving Markham, Ontario residents for over 40 years, offering a wide-range of insurance coverage, including home, auto, business and life and health insurance.
The team has both personal and commercial insurance expertise and will continue to provide the exceptional service their customers rely on.
Lindsay Loughridge, Vice President, Ontario says, “We welcome the experienced team members of Blair Insurance who will help us continue to build our presence in Southern Ontario. The team will continue to do what they’re best at - helping customers with their insurance needs, and they will be able to rely on additional resources available through BrokerLink’s network and size.”
Looking ahead to continued expansion in Ontario
In 2021, BrokerLink invested and expanded into more than 20 communities in Ontario, through the acquisitions of several respected brokerages including Gougeon Insurance, Cambrian Insurance, Lackner McLennan Insurance and more.
BrokerLink has built a strong foundation in Ontario and plans to continue contributing to the ongoing growth and success of the communities it serves.
When considering BrokerLink as an option, broker principals can feel confident that the company is committed to exceptional customer service and its community members. BrokerLink also ensures each acquired brokerage’s values align with its own for an easy transition.
“Our acquisition model is based on aligning with brokerages that share our values,” Says Joe D’Annunzio, President of BrokerLink. “We have more than 3,000 employees nationally – which includes a strong percentage from acquisitions – our strength is our people.”
Since 1991 we’ve had a vision: to build a network of trusted insurance brokers across the country, working directly in the communities we serve. With over 200 branches and 3,000 employees, we’re proud to say BrokerLink has become one of Canada’s largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.
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