National Insurance Brokerage & Consulting Firm Expanding Tampa Office
October 14, 2021
USI Insurance Services continues to see significant growth in Tampa and plans to add 25 new high-wage jobs by the end of 2022
TAMPA, Fla. – (October 14, 2021) – USI Insurance Services, one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, plans to expand its Tampa office with the addition of 25 new high-wage jobs by the end of 2022. These new jobs will consist of client management, sales and consulting positions across multiple lines of service by the end of 2022.
“We have a large presence in Tampa, and even through the pandemic, we have continued to grow our team and serve the needs of the local community and beyond,” said Tom Longhta, regional CEO, USI Insurance Services. “We expect this growth to continue next year, and we feel fortunate to be a part of a community that provides the highly-skilled talent and business resources we need to thrive.”
USI’s Tampa office, located at 2502 N. Rocky Point Dr., currently has more than 200 insurance and risk management professionals that serve the needs of clients across the Southeast. The Tampa office has experienced 10% year-over-year organic growth through client expansion.
Over the past five years, the finance and insurance industry in the Tampa MSA has grown by 18%. USI joins a growing number of local companies that have recently chosen to expand their operations in Tampa and Hillsborough County, including Citi, Avalon Healthcare Solutions, and Integrity Express Logistics.
“Financial and professional services is one of our fastest-growing industries and is poised for continued growth over the next five years that will outpace both the state and national growth rates,” said Jim Weiss, chair of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council and Regional President of Fifth Third Bank. “We’re pleased to assist local companies like USI as they expand and create new high-quality jobs here.”
USI began in 1994 with a single office of $6.5 million of revenue and 40 associates. Today, USI is approaching $2 billion in revenue, with more than 8,000 associates in approximately 200 offices across the country.
USI is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk, program and retirement solutions to large risk management clients, middle market companies, smaller firms and individuals. USI connects over 8,000 industry-leading professionals from approximately 200 offices to serve clients’ local, national and international needs. USI has become a premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm by leveraging the USI ONE Advantage®, an interactive platform that integrates proprietary and innovative client solutions, networked local resources and enterprise-wide collaboration to deliver customized results with positive, bottom line impact. USI attracts best-in-class industry talent with a long history of deep and continuing investment in our local communities. For more information, visit usi.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
About the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council
The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private corporate investors, the EDC works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy through the attraction, retention and expansion of high-wage jobs and capital investment within targeted industry sectors, including Corporate Headquarters, Financial and Professional Services, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Defense and Security, Distribution and Logistics, and Manufacturing. The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 corporations, Hillsborough County, and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. For more information, visit www.tampabayedc.com.