PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced that it has opened an office in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, Pa. The new Lockton office will complement the company's Blue Bell, Pa., operation, which has experienced significant growth over the past few years. Property and casualty, employee benefits and retirement clients will also be served out of the new office.
"Lockton entered the Philadelphia market five years ago by opening an office in Blue Bell. Now we are excited about adding a downtown office as a key part of the company's continued expansion in the northeast," said Tim Ryan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Lockton.
Lockton's northeast region now consists of seven offices, including Center City and Blue Bell, spanning from Boston to Washington, D.C.
"The addition of the Center City office further solidifies our commitment to our associates, clients and communities" Ryan added.
"This move downtown brings us closer to our clients, markets and potential employees in the greater Philadelphia area," Chris Keith, President of Lockton Philadelphia, said. "We plan to significantly expand our operations within the greater Philadelphia metro area and the addition of the Center City office is just the first step."
The Center City office address is 1800 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 1110, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 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 9th largest overall. For eight 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.
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