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November 9th, 2017

In its fourth year, Insurance Business America has once again included Higginbotham among its Elite Agencies, a group of 45 firms from all regions of the nation that represent the finest in the retail insurance industry. In a special report, Higginbotham shares why...

September 29th, 2017

In late 2017, Kilpatrick Insurance will relocate three miles east to join Higginbotham's two Fort Worth, Texas, offices. The union adds 15 professionals to Higginbotham's commercial and personal property/casualty division. This is the firm's second merger in its home town...

August 15th, 2017

A.R. "Buddy" Dike, a legacy in Fort Worth business and TCU football, and his colleagues at The Dike Company have joined Higginbotham's home office. As executive vice presidents, Dike and Tim Engelbert and two account managers will supplement Higginbotham's five existing life...

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...

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