Awards

Brown & Riding has received numerous accolades for its contributions to the insurance industry. Both the company and its employees have been recognized by publications such as Insurance Business America, Business Insurance, Insurance Insider, and more.


Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2020
For the 7th year in a row, Brown & Riding has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Largest Property/Casualty Wholesalers by Business Insurance. One of the company’s key differentiators...

Top Insurance Workplaces 2020
Brown & Riding has been named as a 2020 “Top Insurance Workplace” by Insurance Business America. This program evaluates organizations in the insurance industry based on anonymous feedback from employees...

Five-Star Wholesale Broker 2020
Insurance Business America has recognized Brown & Riding as a 2020 “Five-Star Wholesale Broker” in every category. This award is based entirely on feedback from retailers…

Best Places to Work in Insurance 2019
Brown & Riding has been named as a 2019 “Best Places to Work in Insurance” by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group. This annual feature recognizes companies in the insurance industry for their outstanding performance…

Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2019
Brown & Riding has again been recognized as one of the Top 10 Largest Property/Casualty Wholesalers by Business Insurance. Throughout B&R’s history, one of the company’s key differentiators…

Five-Star Wholesale Broker 2019
Insurance Business America asked retailers to rate the service of their Wholesale Brokers and MGAs. Brown & Riding is proud to have achieved the platinum “All-Star” designation for earning the Five-Star rating in every category...

Best Places to Work in Insurance 2018
Brown & Riding has been named as a 2018 “Best Places to Work in Insurance” by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group. This annual feature recognizes…

Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2018
For the 5th year in a row, B&R has been named as one of the Top 10 Largest Property/Casualty Wholesalers by Business Insurance…

Top E&S Wholesaler 2018
Insurance Business America has released its Wholesale E&S Market Report for 2018 and has named Brown & Riding as one of the “Top E&S Wholesalers”…

Top Insurance Workplaces 2018
Brown & Riding has been recognized as a 2018 “Top Insurance Workplace” by Insurance Business America…

Five-Star Wholesale Broker 2018
Insurance Business America reveals the list of wholesale brokers that retailers voted the best of the best. Brown & Riding received the “Five-Star” rating in all 8 categories…

Wholesale Partner of the Year 2017
We are proud and honored to receive the 2017 Smart Choice Award for Wholesale Partner of the Year...

Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2017
Brown & Riding continues its organic growth while remaining fully independent and moves up to No. 5 on the Business Insurance Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesalers survey...

Top E&S Wholesale Broker 2017
Market Report from Insurance Business America names Brown & Riding one of the Top 20 companies leading the US wholesale insurance marketplace...

Five-Star Wholesale Partner 2017
Insurance Business America recently conducted a survey where retailers identified Brown & Riding as a “Five-Star Wholesale Partner” in 11 out of 12 specialty categories. To achieve this rating...

Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2016
Brown & Riding continues its organic growth while remaining fully independent and moves up to No. 7 on the Business Insurance Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesalers survey.

Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2015
Brown & Riding continues its organic growth while remaining fully independent, earning its place at No. 8 on the Business Insurance Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesalers survey.

Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesaler 2014
Brown & Riding continues its organic growth while remaining fully independent and is named No. 8 on the Business Insurance Top 10 Largest P&C Wholesalers survey.

Wholesale Brokerage Team of the Year 2020
Team Pedersen Jr. has been named 2020 Wholesale Brokerage Team of the Year at the Business Insurance U.S. Insurance Awards.

2020 Break Out Awards
George Sella was recognized as a Business Insurance 2020 Break Out Award winner.

"Hot 100" 2020
Cristi Carrington and Chris Bading were named as two of 2020’s “Hot 100” by Insurance Business America.

Young Guns 2019
Michael Davis, William Cea, and Sara Masaeli received recognition as 2019 Young Guns by Insurance Business America.

Young Broker of the Year 2019
Andrew Grim was honored as “Young Broker of the Year” by The Insurance Insider.

Elite Women 2019
Lisa Rodriguez was recognized in the “Elite Women 2019” issue of Insurance Business America.

2019 Break Out Awards
Nick Kuchulis received a Business Insurance 2019 Break Out Award.

Top Specialist Brokers 2019
Timothy M. Pedersen, Jr. and Jeffery Short have been named Top Specialist Brokers for 2019.

"Hot 100" 2019
Andrew Grim was included in the 2019 “Hot 100” list by Insurance Business America.

Influential Women in Re/insurance 2018
Gloria Lam has been recognized by Intelligent Insurer as one of the Influential Women in Re/insurance of 2018.

Young Guns 2018
Robert Pedersen and George Sella have been named as 2018 Young Guns by Insurance Business America.

Hall of Fame 2018
Cathy Griffin and Tim Pedersen, Sr. have been honored in the 2018 Hall of Fame, a special report by Insurance Business America.

Elite Women 2018
Cathy Griffin, Gloria Lam, Anne Lund, and Shaida Monshi were listed among Insurance Business America’s Elite Women of 2018.

Top Specialist Brokers 2018
David Chipp, Doug Flake, and Jeffrey Hubbard were named as 2018 Top Specialist Brokers by Insurance Business America.

“Hot 100” 2018
Doug Flake was included in Insurance Business America’s “Hot 100” list of insurance professionals for 2018.

Influential Women in Re/insurance 2017
Shaida Monshi has been honored by Intelligent Insurer as one of the Influential Women in Re/insurance of 2017.