Brown & Brown of Massachusetts Inc., a subsidiary of Brown & Brown Inc., has acquired the Amity Insurance Agency, Brown & Brown Inc. said in a statement Monday.
Quincy, Massachusetts-based Amity specializes in risk management for clients in the legal, parking, transportation and construction industries, the statement said. Amity has about 20 employees, according to its website.
The Amity team will continue to work from its existing office in Quincy under the leadership of President and Treasurer Justin Kesner, the statement said.
Donald M. McGowan, a regional president in the Brown & Brown retail segment, said the deal adds to the Browns' "growing New England business."
Jonathan Lanza, Vice President and Secretary and Head of Risk Management for Amity, said the deal will enable the company to offer "… an even wider range of property and non-life insurance and professional liability insurance," as well as products and services for staff benefits.
Brown & Brown, based in Daytona Beach, Florida, is the world's sixth largest broker, according to Business Insurance latest ranking.