NEW YORK – January 30, 2017 – NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty (P&C), retirement and individual private client solutions, announced today it has acquired Hayward Tilton & Rolapp Insurance Associates, Inc. (HT&R). The transaction closed on December 16, 2016.
Based in Anaheim, California, HT&R is a full-service P&C and employee benefits insurance broker with an additional office in Palm Desert. HT&R focuses on commercial P&C insurance with notable specialties in manufacturing, nonprofit organizations, aftermarket automotive and earthmoving equipment companies. Principals of the firm Roger Rolapp and Joan Kay Kolbe and President of the firm Stephen Moriyama will become Directors of NFP’s P&C division. They will report to Paul Saich, Regional President of NFP’s P&C division in California.
"HT&R’s P&C expertise strengthens our offerings in California and further builds out our presence in Southern California," said Terry Scali, Chief Executive Officer of NFP’s P&C division. "The acquisition underscores our growth aspiration in the state and dedication to offering the best-in-class P&C insurance products and risk management to both existing and new clients alike."
Moriyama said, "We are excited to join a premier insurance brokerage firm like NFP. We are looking forward to the national capabilities and diversified and enhanced product portfolios that will be available to our clients."
At NFP Corp., our solutions and expertise are matched only by our personal commitment to each client’s goals. We’re a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement and individual private client solutions through our licensed subsidiaries and affiliates.
NFP has more than 3,400 employees and global capabilities. Our expansive reach gives us access to highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions in the industry, while our locally based employees tailor each solution to meet our clients’ needs. We’ve become one of the largest insurance brokerage, consulting and wealth management firms by building enduring relationships with our clients and helping them realize their goals.
Recently NFP was ranked the 2nd fastest-growing US large-group employee benefits brokers by Employee Benefit Adviser. In addition, Business Insurance ranked us as the 5th largest global benefits broker by revenue, the 4th largest US-based privately owned broker and the 11th largest broker of US business. PlanSponsor ranked us the 5th largest executive benefits provider of nonqualified deferred compensation by number of plans, and we were ranked 11th in personal lines P&C revenue by Insurance Journal.
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