London, ON (May 10, 2017) – London, Ontario-based McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers announces today that they will acquire Callister Musico Insurance Group Inc. of Sarnia. Located at 1315 Michigan Ave in Sarnia, the Callister Musico office will become McFarlan Rowlands’ 15th branch in Ontario, allowing McFarlan Rowlands to enhance their portfolio and strengthen their presence in the current marketplace.
Callister Musico offers McFarlan Rowlands the opportunity to expand its business and add a talented and dedicated team of insurance professionals in another region of Ontario. Both firms maintain many of the same values and strive to provide excellent, personalized service with professional advice to their clients.
The acquisition will be finalized on July 3 at which time Craig Musico will join the McFarlan Rowlands team and will become a shareholder in the firm. Paul Callister will be retiring as of July 3 and the management team at McFarlan Rowlands will remain the same with Rodney Hancock as CEO. The remainder of the Callister Musico staff will join the McFarlan Rowlands team.
“We continue to look for opportunities to expand in Ontario, using our strengths to create a mutually beneficial relationship that will sustain our business practices and make room to evolve within the current marketplace,” said Burke Neale, Chief Operating Officer, McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers Inc. “We continue to move forward in maintaining McFarlan Rowlands as a premier independently-owned brokerage and are delighted to welcome the Callister Musico team to McFarlan Rowlands.”
“We, at Callister Musico Insurance Group are excited to join the McFarlan Rowlands organization,” said Craig Musico, Partner, Callister Musico Insurance Group. “Change is an inherent part of our industry and we are tasked with navigating the complexities of this environment. By joining this organization with its client centric thinking, professional service and strong industry presence, it allows us to preserve our tradition of service excellence. This merger supports our core values and McFarlan Rowlands’ resources will benefit our team and our loyal client base. We look forward to contributing to the organizations continued growth and development.”
About McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers
McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers offers a complete line of commercial, personal lines, life, disability, employee benefit plans and risk management services through our network of fourteen offices across Southwestern Ontario. McFarlan Rowlands is dedicated to ensuring our professionals are on the leading edge of changes in the insurance industry. Our employees are committed providing outstanding products and unsurpassed service that, together, deliver premium value to our clients.
About Callister Musico Insurance Group
Callister Musico Insurance Group offers a full suite of personal, commercial, travel medical, special event, life and group insurance. Our role is to provide you with the best independent insurance value that combines choice, coverage, service and price. Personalized quality service will include professional advice, policy maintenance, and claims support.
SOURCE: McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers Inc.