Burns & Wilcox Brokerage Opens Doors In Charlotte

Specialty wholesale brokerage firm continues nationwide expansion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 18, 2015) –  Burns & Wilcox Brokerage has opened a new full service brokerage office in Charlotte, North Carolina. This latest location is the third the company has opened in just nine months.

“The City of Charlotte is an up-and-coming, rapidly developing city that offers many growth opportunities,” said Denis Brady, President of Burns & Wilcox Brokerage. “We have a robust team of property, casualty and professional lines brokers in place who are ready to deliver innovative solutions to clients and to take on the unique challenges of the Charlotte marketplace.”

Former AmWINS Group, Inc. Vice President Greyson Richardson will oversee operations at Burns & Wilcox Brokerage Charlotte as well as provide expert property brokerage services. Richardson brings nearly a decade of experience to the role and will focus on new risk exposures in the complex, high-hazard property market and growing healthcare industry.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to make a mark for Burns & Wilcox Brokerage in Charlotte and contribute to the continued growth of the Burns & Wilcox Brokerage business,” said Richardson. “By opening our doors with a strong and experienced team of specialists on board, we’re already well-positioned to provide clients with unparalleled market access and establish a significant foothold in the region.”

Cassandra Grace joins Richardson in Charlotte as a Professional Liability Broker, along with Kevin Burns as a Casualty Broker. Grace brings a decade of experience in professional and management labiality lines, most recently at Brown & Riding Ins. Services, Inc. where she provided solutions for complex risk exposures for a range of industry classes. Grace also spent two years at Monitor Liability. Burns most recently served as Assistant Vice President at AmWINS Group, Inc. in Charlotte. In addition to casualty, he has spent time working in the ocean marine space.

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage also has locations in New York City; San Francisco; North Dallas; Atlanta; Tampa, Florida; Scottsdale, Arizona; and St. Louis.

About Burns & Wilcox Brokerage

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, which is an independent business unit owned by the H.W. Kaufman Financial Group, is solely dedicated to wholesale insurance brokerage.

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Detroit/Farmington Hills, Michigan, the H.W. Kaufman Financial Group includes a global network of companies that serve insurance brokers, agents and carriers. The company is a leader in insurance distribution, brokerage, underwriting, reinsurance, real estate, premium financing, inspections, audits, risk management and third party claims administration. The Kaufman Financial Group employs more than 1,600 professionals spanning 50 offices across the United States, Canada and London.  More information can be found at www.kaufmanfinancialgroup.com.