Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners Welcomes Matt Hammer as Firm Partner

Tampa, Florida (October 12, 2017) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Hammer to Partner. He will lead our Orlando office.

Matt joined BKS in 2010 and earned Managing Advisor status in 2014. He has played an integral role in the growth of the firm by continually exceeding goals, building out industry expertise, and crafting innovative solutions to ever-changing client needs.

He holds designations as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Accredited Adviser in Insurance (AAI). He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance from Florida State University.

“Matt took a large leap of faith to join our organization in its infancy and exemplifies the grit, resilience, self-awareness and powerful thirst to learn and grow that are the hallmarks of highly successful individuals,” says Lowry Baldwin, Founding Partner. “We are extremely proud and privileged to welcome Matt as a Partner in our firm and expect his contribution to continue being outsized.”

As a Partner, Matt now has an ownership stake in the firm he helped rapidly grow to a top 100 national risk & insurance services firm.  His involvement in strategic planning and critical decision making will continue to expand now that he has an equity interest in BKS.

“BKS provides entrepreneurs an exceptional platform to build their own businesses by engaging the industry’s best talent to deliver holistic, vanguard insurance and risk management outcomes for clients,” Hammer says. “It’s a blessing and honor to partner with passionate colleagues that share a common vision and continually raise the bar in providing peace of mind to our community.”

Matt Hammer can be reached at

About Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is an award-winning independent insurance brokerage firm providing private risk management, commercial risk management, employee benefits, and Vitality™ programs to clients wherever life takes them throughout the U.S. and internationally. BKS-Partners has been named a Best High-Net-Worth Insurance Brokerage Firm in 2015 and 2016 by Private Asset Management Magazine. One of the largest privately held firms in Florida, BKS-Partners takes a holistic and boutique approach to insurance architecture and risk management. The firm builds personalized client relationships and utilizes a proprietary process called RiskMapping™ to examine client lifestyles, passions, professions and business ventures. This innovative approach generates a 360° view of each client’s unique risk profile. BKS Holistic Protection™ is then custom designed, which provides integrated coverage for all areas of a client’s life. Headquartered in Tampa, with seven offices located throughout the state of Florida, BKS-Partners is driven to make a difference in the community, rewarding colleagues’ community involvement and supporting more than 40 charitable organizations.

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