Press Release


TAMPA, FL (September 25, 2013) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) was recently named one of the fastest-growing companies in America, earning its spot on the 2013 Inc. 5000 list for the third consecutive year. Our success could not be achieved without the phenomenal group of colleagues we have the pleasure of working with, as well as the trust and confidence of all of our clients.

By designing uniquely holistic insurance solutions and employee benefit programs for businesses and sophisticated individuals, BKS-Partners has delivered industry-leading organic growth, with a 3-year growth rate of 43%. This growth is further accentuated by an extraordinary client retention rate of over 97.4%, more than 10% greater than our industry peers. In addition to being one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation, BKS-Partners was recognized for our commitment to our colleagues and differentiate
d firm culture by being awarded the 2013 Tampa Bay Times #1 Top Places to Work Award and the 2013 Tampa Bay Business Journal Best Places to Work Award. Our Naples office was also a finalist in the 2013 Gulfshore Business Magazine Best of Business Awards in the Insurance Brokerage category.

“We are honored to be named to the Inc. 5000 list,” said Laura Sherman, Partner at BKS. “Our company is quickly expanding and we are so thankful to have wonderful colleagues and clients to grow with us.”

About Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is an independent insurance brokerage firm that offers a client centric approach of a boutique firm with resources and industry specialization. Headquartered in Tampa, with offices in Naples and Sarasota, we create personalized client relationships that allow us to design, implement, and manage holistic insurance solutions for companies and sophisticated individuals—all from a convergent perspective. We are experts in private risk management, commercial risk management, employee benefits, and wellness and safety programs, working with clients wherever life takes them throughout the U.S. and internationally.  BKS-Partners is passionate about our communities, donating time and money to over 40 local organizations.


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