VALHALLA, N.Y., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- USI Insurance Services ("USI") has entered into an agreement to acquire Brooks Insurance ("Brooks"), headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the Midwest. Since 1922, Brooks has provided comprehensive coverage and personalized service to clients in northwest Ohio, southeast Michigan and northeast Indiana. Brooks' solutions include property-casualty, employee benefits, bonds/surety, homeowners, renters, automobile, watercraft and personal health. This acquisition is expected to close shortly. The employees will remain at their Toledo and Bowling Green, Ohio, locations.
Dennis "Denny" G. Johnson, president, Brooks Insurance, CPCU, said: "In joining forces with one of the premier insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the country, our clients will continue to benefit from coordinated solutions and support on a local level, but now they also will be able to tap into USI's resources, technical expertise and wide range of products and services on a national level. I am delighted to be combining our strengths to expand our Midwest presence in these key markets, and I look forward to collaborating on risk management and employee benefit opportunities that will protect and grow the assets of our existing and future clients."