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Brown & Brown acquires assets of Rowlands & Barranca Agency

Charlie Lydecker, Retail Division President of Brown & Brown (BRO) and Nick Dereszynski, Regional Vice President of Brown & Brown, together with Bruce Rowlands and Michael Barranca, the shareholders of Rowlands & Barranca Agency, announced the acquisition of certain assets of RBA by Brown & Brown of New York, subsidiary of Brown & Brown. Founded in 1996, RBA has annual revenues of approximately $4M. RBA provides a variety of employee benefits brokerage and consulting services to its clients in New York state. Following the transaction, the acquired RBA operations will continue to operate from RBA's existing office located in Albany, New York, under the leadership of Bruce Rowlands.