Hilb Group Expands into Georgia, Acquires Metro Atlanta-based Gillman Insurance to Grow Southeast Market Presence

Staff Report

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

The Hilb Group announced today that it has acquired Georgia-based Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers, expanding the company's Southeast presence and deepening its property and casualty expertise. The acquisition became effective December 1, 2022.

Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, Gillman Insurance – and its affiliates APA Insurance Services and 3G Truckin Insurance – specializes in taking a problem-solving approach to meet the needs of its clients through a broad suite of both personal and commercial offerings. The agency has served the metropolitan Atlanta area since 1993, and APA Insurance Services and 3G Truckin Insurance have customers in 40 states. Additionally, for seven consecutive years, Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers has earned the prestigious "Best Practices" honor bestowed upon by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, as a recognition of performance, growth, and operational excellence. Ed Gillman and his team of insurance professionals will become part of Hilb Group's Southeast regional operations.

"Joining the Hilb Group allows us to build further upon our long-standing, dedicated focus on our customers," Ed Gillman stated. "We are keeping the same commitment to our local community and continuing to serve our customers nationwide, while expanding our resources to build on our 'Best Practices' foundation."

With the addition of Gillman Insurance, the Hilb Group now has locations in 23 states, including a broad presence throughout the southeastern United States, as well as service to all 50 states.

"We are excited to welcome Gillman Insurance to the Hilb Group family and to grow our operations in Georgia," Hilb Group CEO Ricky Spiro said. "The addition of Ed and his team represent the perfect entry into the state, as we join with a growing agency that has deep community ties, a tremendous reputation, and an unparalleled commitment to those who depend upon us."