PETALUMA, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vince Ginocchio of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has been honored with the prestigious Safeco Insurance Award of Excellence for the second year in a row.
The Award of Excellence celebrates outstanding agents with superior underwriting skills who have developed a solid underwriting partnership with Safeco and whose agencies have qualified for membership in Safeco's H.K. Dent Society, the company's elite agency recognition program.
"It's an honor to be recognized by Safeco Insurance as one of its top agency partners," said Ginocchio.
"Safeco is proud to honor the best-in-class agents for their outstanding underwriting," said Debbie Akers, vice president for Safeco's underwriting field operations. "This expertise – and the long-term partnership they have with Safeco Insurance – benefits their customers."
About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.
Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $2.5 million to local charities, including giving 22% of profits to charity in 2011.
For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
SOURCE Heffernan Insurance Brokers