|[January 03, 2013]
USI Insurance Services Acquires Wick Pilcher Insurance
BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
USI Insurance Services ("USI") today announced the closing of the
acquisition of Wick Pilcher Insurance, Inc. based in Phoenix, Ariz.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Formed in 1992, Wick Pilcher Insurance provides comprehensive insurance
programs for all facets of employee benefits, commercial and personal
risk. By combining the existing USI office in Phoenix with Wick Pilcher
Insurance, USI becomes one of the largest middle-market insurance
brokerage firms in the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
Thomas R. Lewis, USI's regional CEO for the West, said, "I am very
excited to be expanding and merging our existing operations in Phoenix
under Wick's leadership. Wick and his team have been providing clients
competitive pricing and outstanding service for more than 20 years. We
are partnering with an experienced staff that truly understands all
aspects of the mid-market insurance business. Their reputation for being
proactive in nalyzing and developing effective programs is a perfect
complement to USI's resource-intensive, consultative strategy of
delivering economically justified results to risk and employee benefit
challenges. I couldn't be more pleased to have Wick and his team join
"We look forward to partnering with USI," said William "Wick" W.
Pilcher, II, president and CEO of Wick Pilcher Insurance. "The Pilcher
legacy of placing our client's needs above all else remains our primary
goal. I continue to be committed to our clients, our employees and our
company, today as well as in positioning ourselves for the future."
About Wick Pilcher Insurance
Wick Pilcher Insurance is a second generation independent insurance
agency with more than 20 years experience. The Pilcher family has been
in the insurance industry since 1950, providing insurance solutions to
businesses and individuals throughout Arizona. Competitive pricing,
professional team members and exceptional individualized client services
set the agency apart from its competitors. Visit www.wickpilcherins.com.
About USI Insurance Services
Founded in 1994, USI is the 9th largest insurance broker in the United
States and the 13th largest in the world. USI is headquartered in
Briarcliff Manor, NY, and operates out of approximately 100 offices
across the United States. Additional information about USI may be found
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