Associated Agencies, Inc., a privately held insurance and risk management firm based in Rolling Meadows, Ill., today announced the acquisition of Bensman Risk Management, Inc. and Bensman Associates, Ltd. (The Bensman Group), a Bannockburn, Ill.-based insurance, risk management and strategic planning firm led by CEO Bob Bensman.
Said Josh Herz, President of Associated Agencies, Inc., “Associated and The Bensman Group have a rich history of supporting individuals, families and businesses. After working collaboratively with a number of clients over the past 30 years, we recognized it was time to join forces. Bob Bensman and the entire team share our commitment to developing meaningful relationships, understanding unique client needs and developing customized solutions.”
Associated and its individual insurance business, Auto & Home, will work with The Bensman Group to further develop a premier high-net-worth individual insurance and risk advisory practice.
Bob Bensman began The Bensman Group in 1976. Through the years, the firm has grown from being primarily focused on life insurance to a multi-discipline financial services firm, including individual and corporate services. Bob Bensman will continue as CEO and Founder of Bensman Risk Management, Inc. and Bensman Associates, Ltd., a division of Associated Insurance and Risk Management Advisors.
Said Bensman, “Our firms operate with the same level of passion for being trusted advocates for our clients. Associated has great people, an extensive national network and a recognizable brand. By bringing the two firms together, we will be able to enhance both the Bensman and Associated client experience.”
About Associated Agencies, Inc.
Associated is one of the top privately-held insurance and risk management firms in the country, assisting businesses and individuals with their insurance needs, including property, casualty, and employee benefits, and more. Founded in 1890, our longevity in the industry provides unparalleled expertise and longstanding relationships with leading insurance carriers. Learn more at assocagencies.com.
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