Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Wheatman Insurance Services LLC
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Woodland Hills, California-based Wheatman Insurance Services LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1989, Wheatman Insurance is a retail property/casualty insurance broker and employee benefits consultant and broker. It offers a full range of personal lines and financial services to families and individuals, as well as commercial property/casualty and employee benefits coverages to businesses, across the state of California. Mark G. Wheatman and his team will be relocating to Gallagher’s Woodland Hills office under the direction of Scott Firestone, head of Gallagher’s Southwest region retail property/casualty brokerage operations, and Norbert Chung, head of Gallagher’s Western region employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations.
“Wheatman Insurance is a leading personal lines specialist in Los Angeles, and will expand the capabilities and expertise of our growing Southwest Region Private Client offering,” said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. “I am pleased to welcome Mark and his associates to our growing Gallagher family of professionals.”