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July 14th, 2017

The annual rank of the 100 largest independent insurance brokers in the U.S. published in the July edition of Business Insurance places Higginbotham at No. 27, up from No. 31 based on the firm's 17.5 percent revenue increase in 2016. Last year, Higginbotham became...

July 5th, 2017

Property/casualty insurance brokers Gray Holden and Chris Lavigne, partners in business for three years, have joined Higginbotham in Oklahoma City, marking the firm's first expansion outside the Texas state border in its 69-year history. Altogether, the firm has a workforce...

June 26th, 2017

Higginbotham has partnered with the Jeannette Blanton Insurance Agency, Inc., a branch office of Dallas-based Independent Insurance Group, Inc. that is located in Ennis, Texas. The seven-person office is operated by Jeannette Blanton-Monnat and endorsed by the Association of...

June 21st, 2017

Painter & Johnson Financial is a broker of insurance, securities and employee benefits based in Brownwood, Texas, that has joined Higginbotham. The union of the two firms encompasses non-variable insurance products, expanding the customer service capabilities for...

June 1st, 2017

Higginbotham named John Garcia an associate of employee benefits and Jordan Lewis an associate of business insurance at its office in McAllen, Texas. They join the office’s four existing brokers and support staff to expand the group’s capacity to provide Higginbotham’s single...

May 31st, 2017

Higginbotham hired commercial property and casualty insurance broker Kyle J. Schielack as vice president at its Houston office. He brings eight years’ experience managing risk and insurance for commercial real estate and development, multi-family, manufacturing and...

May 10th, 2017

Higginbotham purchased a portion of the Hilb Group of Texas, LLC's operations that adds eight insurance and customer service professionals with a book of commercial and personal property/casualty insurance and employee benefit accounts to the firm's existing 24-person office...

January 19th, 2017

FW Inc., Greater Fort Worth's premier business magazine, honored 33 finalists and awarded 10 outstanding Fort Worth entrepreneurs at its inaugural Entrepreneur of Excellence award ceremony January 12, 2017. Higginbotham President/CEO Rusty Reid was the winner in the...

December 19th, 2016

Higginbotham has expanded its practice in Houston by bringing on Insurance Associates of the Southwest (IAS), a P&C and employee benefits broker with a workforce of 38. IAS is located in close proximity to Higginbotham's office in the Energy Corridor, paving the way for...

December 15th, 2016

Higginbotham Vice President William J. Crocker and Managing Director Ryan Edgmon (pictured left to right) were honored by Insurance Business America in its fourth annual Hot 100 list recognizing industry movers and shakers who made noteworthy accomplishments in 2016...

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