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Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners offers private and commercial risk management as well as employee benefits to clients all over the world. An award-winning independent insurance brokerage firm and headquartered in Tampa, BKS Partners is one of the largest privately held firms in Florida. BKS Partners is known for their proprietary Riskmapping process which allows them to analyze their customer's unique situations in order to best serve them.

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M.E. Wilson
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Founded in 1920, M. E. Wilson is an elite provider of insurance, risk management and employee benefit services. M.E. Wilson Company is a large insurance, risk management and benefits broker servicing clients from our Tampa headquarters. We strive simply to be the best at what we do and stand out among our peers. We seek to balance the needs of our clients, employees and carriers in the most professional way possible. Simply put, taking good care of all our business and personal relationships is the key to our success. This formula has worked for 99 years and will continue to work for M.E. Wilson far into the future.

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Stahl & Associates Insurance is proud to be one of the largest privately held insurance agencies in Florida. Stahl & Associates takes pride in offering innovative and comprehensive solutions to the risk management needs of the people and businesses they serve.

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How can I find an insurance broker near Lakewood Ranch?

Mployer Advisor lets you search for Lakewood Ranch-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 Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch area?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Lakewood Ranch area. It’s why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch?

Insurance brokers, agents, and consultants in Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch based insurance brokers and consultants.


Should I hire an independent Lakewood Ranch insurance broker?

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

An insurance broker local to the Lakewood Ranch area will have familiarity to the Lakewood Ranch healthcare systems and insurance plans. This gives Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Lakewood Ranch area. That is why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch-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 Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch 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 Lakewood Ranch-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 Lakewood Ranch-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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