Gallagher acquires retirement community insurance brokerReprints
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said Tuesday it has acquired Lewis & Associates Insurance Brokers Inc.
The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Visalia, California-based Lewis & Associates is a retail insurance broker and employee benefit consultant that specializes in serving the needs of retirement communities, including assisted living, independent living and skilled nursing facilities, Gallagher said in a statement.
Lewis & Associates President & CEO James Smallwood, Vice President Kevin Veitia and 24 Lewis & Associates employees will continue to operate from the company’s current location, Gallagher said.
The unit will operate under the direction of James G. McFarlane, head of Gallagher's Western retail property/casualty brokerage operations, and Norbert Chung, head of Gallagher's Western employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations.