May 18, 2011

Integro & Argo Insurance Brokers Join Forces

New York and San Francisco -- Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro today announced its acquisition of Argo Insurance Brokers, a San Francisco Bay Area broker offering Commercial, Private Client Services, Employee Benefits and Specialty Insurance programs. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. "Argo is the ideal complement to our existing Bay Area operations," said Integro President and CEO Peter Garvey. "Argo President Jerry Katopodis, and Head of Operations Linda Giffin, together with their team of specialists, share our client centric values and our passion for excellence." Argo will continue to operate from its current California locations in Pleasant Hill and Anaheim. Added Marc Kunney, head of Integro's Western operations, "I'm thrilled to welcome Jerry and Linda and their colleagues to the Integro family, and delighted that Argo will continue to operate under their leadership, which has guided the firm so well. Incorporating Argo's expertise with our own enhances Integro's existing strengths not just on the West Coast but across the Integro network." "Integro and Argo share a passion for providing service excellence to clients," Katopodis said. "Joining forces allows us to deliver greater value for our clients in the U.S. and abroad; Integro's comprehensive platform enhances our deliverables to our clients. In addition, Argo's employee benefits and specialty insurance programs expand Integro's offerings to its clients." About Integro  Integro is an insurance brokerage and risk management firm designed to serve organizations with complex risks. Repeatedly praised and awarded for dedicated client service, Integro's industry-leading brokers operate from offices worldwide. Its headquarter office is located at 1 State Street Plaza, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10004. 1-877-688-8701.