Hilb Group swoops for Vermont firm

Acquired agency's principals will join its regional operations

Hilb Group swoops for Vermont firm

Mergers & Acquisitions

By Ryan Smith

The Hilb Group has announced that it has acquired Vermont-based Paige & Campbell and its subsidiary, the Taylor Palmer Agency. The acquisition expands the Hilb Group’s footprint in New England.

Paige & Campbell is based in Barre, Vt., with additional offices in Bristol, Bradford and Waitsfield. Founded more than 100 years ago, the agency serves customers in both commercial and personal lines. Agency principals Steven and Jonathan Shea and their team will join the Hilb Group’s New England regional operations.

“Joining the Hilb Group is an important step for us in continuing to grow and deliver the best products to our clients,” Steven Shea said. “Our partnership will provide access to greater national resources for both our agency and our customers.”

“We look forward to delivering the same local, trusted service to our customers, while contributing to Hilb Group’s focused strategy and vision for the future,” Jonathan Shea said.

“Paige & Campbell brings a longstanding history of expertise, a reputation of outstanding service, and extensive relationships that represent a terrific match for our growth strategy,” said Ricky Spiro, CEO of the Hilb Group. “We are pleased to welcome them to the Hilb Group and look forward to our next steps together.”

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