Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners Ranked # 5 in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance

TAMPA, FL (December 8, 2016) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., has been ranked #5 in the annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where colleagues can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.

“BKS is thrilled to have been selected as a Best Places to Work in Insurance,” says Elizabeth Krystyn, Partner. “Our colleagues’ willingness to share how much they love BKS is a testament to the culture that has been created here. We’re blessed to be recognized alongside some of the best firms in the nation, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

“Being named to Business Insurance’s list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2016 demonstrates that BKS-Partners has built a culture in which employees are supported and engaged, which benefits there customers and the employers’ financial performance,” says Business Insurance Publisher Peter Oxner.

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual feature presented by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.

The program divides employers into the categories of small, 25-249 employees; medium, 250-999 employees; and large, 1,000 or more employees. This year’s report features 74 companies of various sizes, from 25 employees to more than 6,500.

The ranking and profiles of the winning companies was published in the December edition of Business Insurance and online 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. One of the largest privately held firms in Florida, BKS 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 generating a 360° view of their unique risk profile. BKS Holistic Protection™ is custom designed, which provides integrated coverage for all areas of a clients’ life. Headquartered in Tampa, with offices in Naples, Sarasota, Ft. Myers and Tallahassee, BKS is driven to make a difference in the community, rewarding colleagues’ community involvement and supporting more than 40 charitable organizations.

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