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Barkley Risk Management & Insurance Oxnard is a local insurance broker serving the greater Oxnard region. Barkley Risk Management & Insurance strives to inspire and support all of customers to build the safest and healthiest organizations possible. Barkley Risk Management & Insurance provides employee benefits and group health insurance to all sizes of employers in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area. Barkley Risk Management and Insurance has many years of experience and expertise in designing and administering employer benefit packages. These packages are designed to protect employees from unforeseen risks. Barkley provides an objective opinion about the viability of various risk management strategies, including the use of insurance products. Additionally, they provide a wide range of products that can supplement employee's benefits to ensure they have access to the things that are important to them.

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Arthur J. Gallagher Co. is a US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm headquartered in Rolling Meadows Illinois. The firm was established in 1927 and is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world.

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Brown and Brown Insurance Services of California, Inc provides employee benefits and group health insurance to all sizes of employers in the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area. Brown and Brown Insurance Services of California, Inc's Carpinteria office has the top M Score of 5 due to a wide range of experience and positive customer feedback for their service and outcomes. Brown & Brown Insurance Services of California, Inc Carpinteria is a part of a national insurance brokerage firm with offices across the nation with a local office in Carpinteria region. Brown & Brown provides risk management solutions to help protect what customers value most.

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Alliant offers medical insurance, voluntary benefits, and other services for all sizes of employers in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, Metro Area. A comprehensive employee benefits plan is an important part of a payment package for employers. Alliant Thousand Oaks is part of a national insurance brokerage firm with offices across the nation, with a local office in the Thousand Oaks region. Alliant Insurance Services is a well-established, multiline insurance brokerage firm with the commitment to provide an unparalleled level of service and expertise by continually designing, developing, and delivering innovative products and services. One of the ways Alliant stands apart from the competition is that they understand that it's not just about what you do today, but what should be done for tomorrow. They stay on the forefront of technology and advancements in the industry to ensure that their customers have access to experts in those fields.

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Walter Mortensen Insurance / INSURICA Bakersfield is a part of a regional insurance brokerage firm serving several areas with a local office in Bakersfield region. Today's insurance programs must take into account the unique challenges faced by each client. In addition to a strong coverage program, some businesses may need advanced services. Walter Mortensen Insurance's Bakersfield office has an M Score of 5 which is the highest M Score possible based on wide experience with business clients and positive customer feedback. Companies must offer competitive benefits in markets like Bakersfield, CA due to increasing demand for employees. Walter Mortensen Insurance offers medical insurance, voluntary benefits and other services for all sizes of employers.

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Frequently asked questions


How can I find an insurance broker near Santa Barbara?

Mployer Advisor lets you search for Santa Barbara-area insurance brokers, advisors, or consultants in one place. Narrow your results at the top of this page by M Score rating, company size, the type of insurance you’re looking for, or even your industry.


How are insurance brokers in Santa Barbara paid?

Most often business insurance brokers are paid through commissions and fees. Small and mid-size companies’ insurance brokers are typically paid through commissions. These are paid to the broker by the insurance company you select. Larger companies often set up a fee-based arrangement instead of a commission-based arrangement with their broker or consultant partner.


Can I compare insurance brokers in the Santa Barbara area?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Santa Barbara area. It’s why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Santa Barbara insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score. The higher the M Score, the broader the broker’s experience. With an M Score, you are empowered to choose the best broker for your company.


What is the difference between an insurance broker, agent, and a consultant in Santa Barbara?

Insurance brokers, agents, and consultants in Santa Barbara all have a similar role as they help a business or individual select an insurance company and plan.

You can use Mployer Advisor to find Santa Barbara based insurance brokers and consultants.


Should I hire an independent Santa Barbara insurance broker?

Finding the best insurance for your business can feel intimidating, as there are a lot of options in Santa Barbara. For most organizations, it’s beneficial to hire an independent broker.

An insurance broker local to the Santa Barbara area will have familiarity to the Santa Barbara healthcare systems and insurance plans. This gives Santa Barbara insurance brokers unique insight that others from out of the area may not have. Also, independent insurance brokers are able to quote you prices for your employees from a wider range of insurance carriers and therefore can often find prices and plans that better fit unique needs.


How do I choose a benefits broker in Santa Barbara?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Santa Barbara area. That is why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Santa Barbara insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score.


Can I change my insurance broker?

If you are currently working with a broker, it’s important to know that you can always change your insurance broker. Even if you’re happy with your broker, it’s a good idea to evaluate Santa Barbara-based insurance brokers often.

If you do not feel like you as a business are not receiving the right price or level of service you deserve, you should evaluate a new insurance broker. Mployer Advisor provides a free list of Santa Barbara based insurance brokers and consultants for you to review including customer ratings and independent scores.


Will my insurance broker handle my insurance claims?

Insurance brokers in Santa Barbara do not specifically handle claims, that is the role of your insurance carrier. Your insurance broker can help you navigate the claims process if needed, especially for large and or questionable claims.


Do all Santa Barbara brokers have an M Score?

We work hard to ensure every M Score is accurate, helpful, and pushes the insurance brokerage industry to be open and transparent. It’s calculated using a brokerage's breadth and depth of experience across industries, employer sizes, and offerings. An industry-first, the M Score is available for most Santa Barbara-based brokers and more are being added every day.


When is the best time to shop for a new insurance broker?

Making the right insurance choice saves money, helps retain the best employees, and can prevent unforeseen costs. An insurance broker is an invaluable asset so the best time to shop for a new Santa Barbara-area insurance broker is earlier than you think. Extra time helps identify the skills and capabilities expected of your ideal broker, lets you understand how different brokers deliver different results, and gives you the ability to use neutral third-party tools like Mployer Advisor to evaluate broker options.



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