TOLEDO, Ohio, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hylant Group, one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms in the nation, received an honorable mention when Greenwich Associates released its list of the 2011 Greenwich Broker Excellence Award Winners. The study pointed to a categorical shift in performance recognition as middle-market firms, such as Hylant Group, ranked significantly higher than its larger counterparts in a series of categories. Among them were claims coordination and customer service.
"Risk managers see smaller brokers are more interested in being partners, as opposed to providers," said David Fox, Greenwich Associates consultant, in the company's release.
The rankings were based on 676 respondents to the consulting firm's U.S. Large Corporate Insurance Study. According to the survey, the largest disparity between middle-market brokers and the three major brokers was evident when respondents were asked about devotion to client service.
"Since 1935, we've focused on relationships," said Michael Hylant, CEO of Hylant Group. "We take the time to understand our clients' business and concentrate our collective efforts not only on developing long-term strategies, but also effectively and efficiently responding to their day-to-day needs. It is a partnership, in every sense of the word."
Founded in 1935, Hylant Group is a full-service insurance brokerage with 12 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee, and employs more than 600 employees. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, please visit www.hylant.com.
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