PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /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 third year in a row. The award honors outstanding agents who have developed a solid underwriting relationship with Safeco and whose agencies have qualified for the Safeco Insurance Premier Partner Awards, the company's top recognition program.
"Heffernan is dedicated to providing the protection our clients need at the right price," said Ginocchio. "Safeco shares that same dedication, and we are thrilled to be recognized as one of the company's top agent partners."
"Outstanding underwriting and strong partnerships benefit everyone in the industry — carriers, agents and customers," said Debbie Akers, vice president for Safeco's underwriting field operations. "That's why Safeco Insurance is proud to honor these top agents with the Award of Excellence, the most prestigious underwriting recognition our independent agent partners can achieve."
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 $4 million to local charities, including giving 16% of profits to charity in 2012.
For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
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