AssuredPartners acquires Pittsburgh agency

AssuredPartners announced that it has acquired Tucker, Johnston & Smelzer, Inc. doing business as TJS Insurance Group, based in Pittsburgh.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

TJS is a full-service commercial insurance and employee benefits broker with a presence in the Pittsburgh area dating back to 1924. The team of 45 at TJS will continue operations under the leadership of Rich Farrell.

TJS reports approximately $7.0 million in revenues.

“At TJS our main objective is to make obtaining insurance as easy as possible. We don’t just offer products, we listen and uncover the needs of our clients,” said TJS President Rich Farrell. “We kept these guiding principles in mind when looking for a national team to join. We truly believe in the partnerships we have created with our clients, and we are looking forward to the new partnership we are entering into with AssuredPartners.”

“Each agency that joins AssuredPartners has its own philosophy, but the one parameter we are looking for in each is a good partnership,” stated Tom Riley, President and COO of AssuredPartners. “TJS is a strategic fit into our existing operations, and we are pleased to have such a great representation in the Pennsylvania marketplace with our newfound partner. We welcome the clients and staff of TJS to AssuredPartners.”

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