NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Top O’ Michigan Insurance is now Keystone Insurers Group’s ninth partner in Michigan. Headquartered in Alpena, Top O’ Michigan has eight offices located throughout Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. The announcement was made jointly today by Top O’ Michigan President Brian Bartosh, Principal Tyler Bartosh and Keystone’s State Vice President for Michigan Mark Maurer.
“Top O’ Michigan is a key player in the Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula marketplace,” said Maurer. “Their reputation as a topflight agency and leader on the technology side of the business makes them an ideal new Keystone partner. We are very pleased to have Brian and Tyler Bartosh with us.”
“Top O’ Michigan is dedicated to providing for the evolving needs of our clients which is why our affiliation with Keystone is so significant,” said Brian Bartosh. “The Keystone partnership provides the resources typically linked with large insurance brokerages. It provides us the platform to continue enhancing our clients’ experience and strengthen our position with our employees and communities -- without giving up our independence.”
“A growing number of independent agents have surrendered their ownership to large conglomerates,” added Tyler Bartosh. “We chose a route that allows us to uphold the core values on which my grandfather built this agency. By partnering with other leaders in Keystone, we aren’t compromising our principles, pride or ownership.”
About Top O’ Michigan Insurance – Top O’ Michigan Insurance was established in 1974 by Donald Bartosh. Brian joined the agency in 1979, became president in 2006 and owner in 2009. Today, the agency employs a staff of 27. For more information, visit www.tomia247.com.
About Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) -- Keystone started in 1983 when four independent insurance agencies teamed up to pool their experience and expertise. This small group believed that agencies could be stronger and more successful if they linked arms -- a passion and spirit that continues. Growing to almost 300 independent agency partners in 11 states, Keystone provides its agents with a community of like-minded agencies, industry expertise and access to specialized products for their clients. Keystone is ranked number three on Insurance Journal's 2017 list of Top 20 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agency Partnerships. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.