Burns & Wilcox opens new California office

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Burns & Wilcox opens new California office
The rapid expansion of the H.W. Kaufman Group continues with the firm revealing today that it is opening a new office in downtown Los Angeles, California.

The office will house both Burns & Wilcox, the wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, and Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, the distinct business unit that focuses on large, complex wholesale brokerage. It will be located at 515 S. Flower St, Los Angeles, and becomes the firm’s second location in the area and seventh across the golden state outside of San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento and San Diego.

“For more than 30 years Burns & Wilcox has steadily grown in one of the largest E&S markets in the country – California,” said Alan Jay Kaufman, Chairman, president, and CEO, H.W. Kaufman Group, parent company of Burns & Wilcox. “An expanded presence in Los Angeles will strengthen our relationships and deliver unmatched service and expertise to our brokers, agents, and partners.”

According to a release announcing the opening of the new office, Timothy D. Burnett, corporate vice president and current managing director of Woodland Hills, will serve as managing director of Los Angeles – spearheading Burns & Wilcox operations in the new office – reporting directly to Harvey Goldenberg, executive vice president, Burns & Wilcox, who oversees California, based in San Francisco. Dennis Fox will be associate managing director of Los Angeles – spearheading Burns & Wilcox Brokerage operations – reporting directly to Denis Brady, president, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage in San Francisco.

“Our goal is to deliver a seamless experience to retail brokers and agents in the area,” said Goldenberg. “Through a united working environment, we are able to provide coverage for any and all unique risks that exist in the state.”

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