NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, has announced it will establish a permanent Nashville location on Aug. 27 in Green Hills. Signaling continued operational growth, the move also enables Lockton to further utilize the rich talent pool of professionals in the Music City, while providing a differentiated experience for its clients and prospects.
"We are thrilled with our move and our long-term future in Nashville because of the incredible market for talent here," said Kevin McDaniel, CEO and President of Lockton's St. Louis and Tennessee operations. "Lockton will look to attract the best and brightest in Nashville to serve our current and future clients, while helping to make our clients' businesses better."
Lockton's Nashville location in the Burton Hills development will be expansive, enabling Lockton to increase its personnel by 100 percent in its first year at Green Hills. The Burton Hills space also provides Lockton the capability to grow its workforce by an additional 75 percent in the years ahead.
This move also further emphasizes Lockton's commitment to Nashville, as its private-ownership structure enables its focus to be solely on its clients. Providing a differentiated brokerage and consulting experience, Lockton has a full slate of global resources available to provide customized solutions for businesses.
"Establishing our new location in Nashville allows Lockton to sustain its upward growth," said Peter Caine, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton's St. Louis, Nashville, and Memphis offices. "This move creates vast resources to further enhance our ability to provide solutions for clients in Nashville and beyond."
"We are absolutely delighted to relocate our Nashville headquarters to Green Hills for our permanent home," said Jim Dickson, Vice President and Producer in Nashville. "Burton Hills is a prime location in the heart of the Nashville business community, furthering the stability of Lockton in this region and fostering our continued growth."
Lockton previously serviced clients from Regus Executive Suites in Franklin, Tenn. since January 2015. To celebrate the new location in Green Hills, Lockton will be hosting an open house for invited guests at the office in late September.
Beginning Aug. 27, Lockton's Nashville office will be located at 1 Burton Hills Blvd., Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215. The office number is 629.999.4100.
More than 5,600 professionals at Lockton provide 48,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 10th largest overall. For six consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.