SAN DIEGO, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company, today announced the opening of a Walnut Creek office to serve its growing number of clients in the East Bay.
The new office is located in downtown Walnut Creek and will accommodate more than 70 Barney & Barney employees in the East Bay. Barney & Barney is relocating its workforce from Oakland to the 14,500 square foot office at Treat Boulevard and Oak Road.
Principal and Managing Director, Christopher Williams, who leads the firm's Bay Area presence, is based in the Walnut Creek office. Jeff Calder, who leads the Employee Benefits team, is also based in Walnut Creek. Barney & Barney's Walnut Creek office specializes in serving clients in technology, healthcare, construction and higher education. The firm also serves local governments and non-profit organizations, among other industry segments.
"Our new Walnut Creek office gives us room to grow and serve the growing number of clients in Alameda and Contra Costa counties," Williams said. "Walnut Creek is a terrific location for our employees and our clients. We look forward to making a valuable contribution in the community."
The Walnut Creek expansion is part of Barney & Barney's expanding presence in the San Francisco-Bay Area. In October, the firm moved into a new office in downtown San Francisco. The office at 201 California Street is 50% larger than the firm's previous location in the Financial District.
About Barney & Barney
Barney & Barney is one of the nation's leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions. The firm specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers' compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety. In 2014, Barney & Barney joined Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Barney & Barney has offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland and Orange County. For more information, visit www.barneyandbarney.com, or call 800.321.4696.
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