Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Benefits Resource Group

December 5, 2016

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced that it has acquired Benefits Resource Group (BRG), an Independence, Ohio-based employee benefits consulting firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

With roots dating back to 1974, BRG offers a wide range of medical, life, and disability insurance to midsize employers in Ohio. All of BRG’s employees will join MMA’s Midwest region and will continue to operate out of the firm’s existing office under the leadership of its CEO, Chuck Farro, and President, Ross Farro.

“Benefits Resource Group’s talented and experienced employee benefits professionals are a welcome addition to MMA’s Midwest region,” said Jeff Lightner, president and CEO of MMA-Midwest. “With BRG, we enhance our employee benefits presence and leadership in the Ohio market.”

Ross Farro added: “Today’s complex business environment requires a trusted benefits advisor that can creatively solve the myriad of challenges facing employers. By joining MMA, we maintain the same high-quality service and care our clients have come to expect, while being able to offer a broader array of capabilities and resources through MMA.”