Assurex Global Selects Florida’s Celedinas Insurance Group as New Shareholder
Assurex Global, an exclusive partnership of the world’s premier independent insurance agents and brokers, is pleased to announce the selection of Celedinas Insurance Group as a North American Shareholder. Florida-based Celedinas Insurance Group joins 106 additional Assurex Global Shareholders over six continents.
Founded in 1959, Celedinas Insurance Group is one of the country’s oldest and largest national insurance brokers. The firm was recently recognized by the Insurance Journal as one of the “Top 100 Privately Held Property & Casualty Agencies in America”. Possessing a profound understanding of the challenging Florida insurance marketplace and direct access to over 100 of America’s preeminent insurance carriers, Celedinas Insurance Group takes great pride in delivering competitive solutions with unbiased advice to its clients.
Areas of Celedinas’ specialization include Private Risk Management for Affluent Individuals and Families, Commercial Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits, Advanced Life Insurance Solutions, Marine, Private Aviation and Kidnap & Ransom coverage.
“Assurex Global selects only the strongest independent brokers to become Shareholders, and Celedinas Insurance Group is no exception,” said Assurex Global president and CEO Jim Hackbarth. “The firm’s experience, reputation, market position, history of growth, and commitment to serving clients throughout South Florida are second to none. Our Shareholders were unanimous in their decision to have Ray Celedinas and his team of insurance professionals join our international partnership.”
A hallmark of Assurex Global is the fact that all Shareholders are committed to providing an immediate and professional response to other Shareholders’ requests for advice on local insurance conditions, coverages, and services including claims and loss control.
“We are honored to be selected by this exclusive insurance partnership as the Assurex Global firm headquartered in South Florida,” said Ray S. Celedinas, president and CEO of Celedinas Insurance Group. “Today’s marketplace demands a global strategy. Assurex Global provides us with the opportunity to collaborate with the premier independent firms in over 75 countries to share best practices, underwriting expertise and local knowledge to better serve our clients. The ability to leverage the global strength of Assurex Global will further enhance the value that we deliver to our clients and the marketplace. Clients of Assurex Global firms enjoy access to the most experienced local brokers, delivering best-in-class insurance products and services in nearly every country of the world.”
About Assurex Global
Assurex Global is an exclusive partnership of the world’s premier independent insurance agents and brokers. With over $28 billion in annual premium volume and more than 500 Shareholder offices, Columbus, Ohio-based Assurex Global is the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management, and employee benefits brokerage group. An international insurance powerhouse, Assurex Global combines the local expertise and global reach of international brokers on six continents. For information about Assurex Global, visit www.assurexglobal.com.
About Celedinas Insurance Group
Founded locally in 1959, The Celedinas Insurance Group is licensed nationally with access to more than 100 of America’s preeminent insurance carriers, enabling it to offer multiple options and solutions, competitive rates, and unbiased counsel and advice. The Celedinas Insurance Group specializes in luxury home and automobiles, jewelry, fine arts, yachts, life, businesses, & employee benefits. The agency has offices in Ocean Reef, Miami, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, and Vero Beach. For more information about Celedinas Insurance Group, please visit www.celedinas.com or call 561.622.2550 or 800.940.7744.