Risk Placement Services: Risk Management for the Bold

We know it's a tough decision for any leader to make – how do I grow my business to ensure a long-term, stable future for my team and my clients?

When you partner with RPS, you receive the benefits of a large, national insurance organization that has maintained an entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to culture found in regional niche agencies. Employees are welcomed into a culture that values community, innovation and collaboration – a culture that contributes to RPS being recognized as a top insurance workplace.

There are so many opportunities for growth in this company but you have to be willing to accept challenges and stretch beyond your comfort zone.

Laura Allen, 2001 Merger Partner

Not only do your employees experience the benefit of broad career development opportunities, but you gain access to our extensive resources, market access, digital capabilities and unique programs to help you come through for your clients.

As one of the most acquisitive firms in our sector, we have the experience and knowledge to effectively manage the process with minimal disruption to employees and clients. And we do it all in a straight-forward, transparent manner.

RPS is a thriving company rich with opportunities for merger partners to accelerate their growth. We partner with client-centric business owners who have an entrepreneurial spirit to deliver tools, markets, expertise and support to overcome the challenges they face in growing their business and developing their employees.

Together, we can form a partnership that prospers.

Why Partner with RPS

Growing and Dynamic Organization

  • One of the most active acquirers in our sector
  • History of growing and maintaining merger teams with long length of tenure

"Merging with RPS has created numerous growth opportunities. Our small operation was able to expand to a national platform enabling us to create new sources of revenue that we were not able to be obtain without the merger. Collaborating with the talented professionals throughout the organization has made this a rewarding career." - Erin Gallagher, 2012 Merger Partner

Financial Stability and Strength

  • Conservative balance sheet
  • Committed to the insurance business long-term; no need for periodic ownership changes

Experienced and Fair Partner

  • Honest and transparent throughout the process
  • Effectively manage integration with minimal disruption to employees and clients

Strategic Investments

  • Ongoing investment in technology, automation, innovation and products
  • Service Center capabilities provide producers with administrative relief

Employee Development

  • Leadership and sales training programs to maximize employee potential
  • Career advancement opportunities for merger partners and their employees

"RPS has been wonderful for my career. RPS leadership develops employees through countless education and training courses resulting in a more knowledgeable and engaged workforce. The opportunities are truly endless for talented people to continue to grow." - Matt Lynch, 2007 Merger Partner

Committed to Culture

  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative culture focused on long-term success
  • Publicly-traded parent company, but retain the best aspects of a family run business

Sales & Distribution Support

  • Full suite of marketing resources to generate, support and win the sale
  • Online quote-bind-issue platforms to streamline the sales process

Market Access

  • Increased access to specialized carriers and dedicated Market Relations leadership
  • Access to additional product solutions including exclusive, proprietary products

When it comes to finding trusted markets for unprecedented business ventures, we say "bring it on." We're not afraid to take on what others can't or won't. We specialize in placing risk with trusted markets, squared away and under control. In other words, if they can dream it, we can place it. It's what has helped us earn a top five ranking in every insurance industry category and are consistently ranked as the largest MGA/Lloyd's coverholder in the country.

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