ATLANTA, GA (September 8, 2014) – Burns & Wilcox Brokerage today announced the opening of its office in Atlanta and the addition of three specialty property brokers. Barry Whitton, Managing Director; Brent Lazenby, Broker; and Thad Crane, Broker; will form the nucleus of the Atlanta operation.
“Burns & Wilcox Brokerage is continuing to attract the nation’s top brokers, who are increasingly drawn to our bold and entrepreneurial approach,” said Denis Brady, President, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage. “In Atlanta, we have an outstanding team of property experts in place who will make an immediate impact on expanding business.”
Whitton will lead the new Burns & Wilcox Brokerage team in Atlanta. He brings more than 20 years of unique experience in both retail and wholesale brokerage, most recently as a Senior Vice President at R-T Specialty. He will be joined by Lazenby, formerly a Vice President at R-T Specialty, and Crane, formerly a Senior Vice President at Breckenridge Insurance Services. Lazenby and Crane are experts in placing complex and layered property programs.
This is the firm’s sixth office exclusively devoted to wholesale brokerage to open in the last 12 months. In addition to Atlanta, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage has offices in New York City, San Francisco, Dallas, Tampa and Irvine. Its team of specialty property and casualty brokers is recognized for its innovative approach, expertise and experience in managing complex brokerage accounts of all sizes across the country.
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