Organic Growth Drives Burns & Wilcox Brokerage Expansion and Relocation in San Francisco

San Francisco (October 2, 2018)Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, a distinct business unit of H.W. Kaufman Group solely dedicated to wholesale insurance brokerage, announced today the expansion and relocation of its San Francisco, California office. The move is a result of the ongoing success in the San Francisco market since opening in 2013.

The Burns & Wilcox Brokerage office will now operate at 101 California Street, Suite 975, San Francisco, CA 94105. This is the company’s second location in the Bay area. For more than 30 years the brand has steadily grown in California, one of the largest E&S markets in the country, with offices in Fresno, San Diego, Sacramento and two offices in Los Angeles.

“Since the inception of Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, the San Francisco team has played a critical role in driving our overall organic success,” said Daniel Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Growth, H.W. Kaufman Group, parent company of Burns & Wilcox. “The business continues to experience a growth rate of 30 to 40 percent year-over-year and we are excited for this move to continue building our success.”

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage is exclusively focused on large, complex wholesale brokerage and offers comprehensive solutions and expertise for difficult to place risks in a wide variety of categories including Property, Casualty, Professional, and Management Liability placements. Denis Brady, President, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, is based in San Francisco and will continue to lead the business and office.

“The entire Burns & Wilcox Brokerage team has been driven by significant organic growth, and we are extremely proud of that progress,” said Brady. “This strategic move brings the Burns & Wilcox Brokerage and Burns & Wilcox teams closer together. Through a united working environment, we are able to provide coverage for unique risks and deliver a seamless experience to retail brokers and agents in the area.”

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About Burns & Wilcox Brokerage

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage is a distinct business unit of H.W. Kaufman Group, solely dedicated to wholesale insurance brokerage. Burns & Wilcox Brokerage provides specialized expertise for large, complex and difficult-to-place risks. Leveraging the full expertise of its organization, Brokerage delivers seamless access to global market centers and offers comprehensive solutions and expertise for difficult-to-place risks including: Property, General Liability, Excess Casualty, Professional Liability, Transportation and Marine.

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group, which has over 60 offices across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom and employs more than 2,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, H.W. Kaufman Group also includes: Burns & Wilcox, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Burns & Wilcox Re, Atain Insurance Companies, Afirm, Global Excess Partners, R.B. Jones, Stonemark, Minuteman Adjusters, and London-based, Chesterfield Insurance Brokers, Lochain Patrick, and Cranbrook Underwriting. More information can be found at or