Brown & Brown, Inc
Our Company

Built to Last

Brown & Brown

Overview

Brown & Brown Insurance was founded in 1939 as a two-partner firm and has risen to become one of the largest insurance brokerages in the world. With a team that is as connected locally as it is nationally, Brown & Brown provides the personalized, dedicated service you want from a boutique agency while delivering the peace of mind that you expect from a top brokerage. Click here to learn more about enterprise Brown & Brown, Inc.

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5TH LARGEST

Insurance Brokerage in the Nation

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300 LOCATIONS

And Growing

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8000+

Retail Teammates

Mission, History & Culture

Mission

We are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of our customers by helping to protect what they value most. With 300+ locations and growing, we have teammates across the globe who are dedicated to serving our customers and local communities.

History

Brown & Brown Insurance was founded in Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1939. Following a merger in 1993, the company became publicly traded on Nasdaq. In 1998, the company became listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BRO), and joined the S&P 500 in 2021.  Read more on Brown & Brown’s history here.

Culture

We believe in doing what is best for our customers, communities, teammates, carrier partners and shareholders—always. Powered by a culture that values high performance and perseverance, the cornerstone of Brown & Brown’s guiding principles are people, service and innovation.

Communities We Serve

Retail Leadership Team

Executive Vice President & President - Retail

P. Barrett Brown

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Senior Vice President & Regional President

John Esposito

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Senior Vice President & Regional President

Mike Keeby

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Senior Vice President & Regional President

Rich Knudson

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Senior Vice President & Regional President

Don McGowan

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Executive Vice President & Chief Acquisitions Officer

J. Scott Penny

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Senior Vice President & Regional President

Paul Rogers

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Chief Financial Officer - Retail

Joe Stanton

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Senior Leadership – Retail

Mary Raveling

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Chief Information Officer – Retail

Ignus Bezuidenhout

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