BrokerLink : Everything you need to know

BrokerLink: Everything you need to know
Founded: 1991
Branches: 140+
Employees: 2,000

BrokerLink is one of Canada’s largest insurance brokerages and operates as a network of brokers working from coast to coast. Its companies are subsidiaries of Intact Financial and are affiliated with Intact Insurance Company, Novex Insurance Company, and Jevco Insurance Company.

The company offers business, auto, and home insurance through its more than 140 offices. BrokerLink also provides other insurance solutions, including boat insurance, ATV and snowmobile insurance, vacation property coverage, identity theft insurance, and travel insurance, among others.

BrokerLink is well known for its acquisitions, which are frequent and occur across provinces.

BrokerLink in the news
July 2018: Three Ontario brokerages join BrokerLink network
September 2018: BrokerLink network grows with new brokerage member
November 2018: Towerhill Insurance joins BrokerLink
March 2019: BrokerLink acquires another Alberta-based P&C brokerage
May 2019: BrokerLink acquires Alberta-based TSG Insurance
August 2019: BrokerLink snaps up A-Plus Insurance Services
September 2019: BrokerLink snags two family-owned insurance brokerages in Ontario

Key people as of 2019
Joe D’Annunzio – President
D’Annunzio has worked with Intact for 17 years. For almost 16 of those years, he worked as a regional vice president and then as senior vice president of specialty solutions and surety for Intact. Before his roles at Intact, D’Annunzio was vice president of sales at Zurich in Canada. He came into his current role in January 2018.

Culture
BrokerLink’s brokers are active in their communities, regularly taking part in community events, such as the butter tart festival in Midland, Ontario or the main street cruisers car show in Edmonton. The network is also conscious about giving back through donations, raising $1.3 million for the United Way since 2010. Moreover, BrokerLink employees get one paid volunteer day a year, which they can put towards supporting a charity that’s important to them.

BrokerLink : In the news