Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Tyler Insurance Agency
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of El Centro, California-based Tyler Insurance Agency. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1921 by Harold Tyler, Tyler Insurance Agency provides a full range of property/casualty insurance and risk management services to businesses and families across southern and central California, with a focus on serving agribusinesses, public entities, electric utilities, schools and construction firms. Allen Tyler, David Tyler and their associates will continue to operate from their current location under the direction of Scott Firestone, head of Gallagher’s Southwest region retail property/casualty brokerage operations.
“Allen and David are active and well-recognized leaders within the insurance industry and their community, which is in keeping with our Gallagher culture. They also offer complementary strengths in a number of practice areas,” said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. “It is a pleasure to welcome Allen, David and their associates to Gallagher.”
“The Tyler Insurance Agency brings us additional agricultural and public entity expertise and their deep client connections in surrounding communities will help us further expand our business in the region,” added Scott Firestone.