About ARM Partners
History of ARM
Associated Risk Managers (ARM) was founded in Indiana in 1970 to
mass market commercial insurance to members of trade associations
and professional organizations, but soon evolved into a marketing
network that enabled independent agents to work together to solve
their clients needs. That evolution led to the organization's rapid
growth and expansion across the United States and abroad. Today,
ARM is a network of over 200 independent agents who collectively
generate over $4 billion in annual property/casualty premiums. To be connected to ARM's website,
Strength In Numbers
ARM has established a network of State Executives who serve the
member agents of their respective state groups.
The role of the State Executive is
Develop programs for member agents
to sell in their territory, along with lead lists and other
Negotiate special deals with
carriers based upon the premium volume of the group
Foster networking among
In December 1999, ARM and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
(Gallagher), the world's fourth-largest insurance broker, entered
into a unique partnership relationship that culminated in the
formation of ARM Partners. That relationship significantly broadens
the portfolio of specialized products and services ARM agents can
offer their clients. Enhanced capabilities include:
- Excess and Surplus Lines
Brokers - Risk Placement Services (RPS), Gallagher's
excess/surplus lines broker, can help place tough property/casualty
- Niche Expertise - ARM Agents
can call on the expertise and resources of both their state
executive and Gallagher to help them service accounts on a national
or international basis.
- Specialty Programs - ARM
Agents have access to the existing, successful programs of the ARM
State Group and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
- Market Access - In addition
to their current agency contracts, ARM Agents gain access to
markets used by their ARM State Group and/or Gallagher.
ARM Agents augment their local
knowledge and relationships with powerful international resources
and highly-specialized expertise to more fully serve their clients'
growing and evolving needs!