Risk Strategies swoops for New Jersey brokerage

The acquisition will strengthen the company's national transportation practice

Risk Strategies swoops for New Jersey brokerage

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

Risk Strategies, a national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has announced that it has acquired Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors, an all-lines brokerage focused on transportation-related industries.

New Jersey-based Corrigan Johnston was founded in 2006 by its current president, Patricia Corrigan Johnston. The firm specializes in developing customized traditional and alternative risk programs and providing claims and loss control services to businesses in the franchised auto dealer and transportation-centric sectors. The acquisition will strengthen the capabilities of Risk Strategies’ national transportation practice.

“True specialty expertise sets Risk Strategies apart from our competitors,” said John Scroop, national director of retail operations for Risk Strategies. “Patty’s team is a perfect fit for our approach. They bring deep expertise of real value to our clients and, when paired with our people and resources, extraordinary growth potential.”

Corrigan Johnston has a special focus on industries including last-mile delivery – including motor carriers, freight forwarders and independent contractor fleets – moving and storage firms, and franchised auto dealerships. The firm offers coverages including commercial auto, general liability, cargo, property, umbrella and excess liability, as well as professional liability coverages. It has special expertise in customized workers’ compensation coverage, which has been a specialty since its founding.

“Corrigan Johnston Risk Advisors, Inc. are thrilled to join Risk Strategies, an organization whose culture, values and ethos mirror our own,” Patricia Corrigan Johnston said. “We are excited by the opportunity to offer our clients the full breadth of products and services of a larger organization, while maintaining our boutique agency feel and high-touch service model.”

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