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Heffernan Insurance Brokers Recognized as 2017 Bay Area Best Places To Work

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has been recognized as a winner of the 2017 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Select employers from the Bay Area were recognized at the awards program held on April 18, 2017. These winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees highly value.

Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees.  The ranking identified companies whose employees give them the highest ratings on such values as fun, collaborative culture, solid compensation and benefits offerings, management practices, and other amenities.

"We're honored to be recognized among the top employers in the Bay Area," said Jennifer Mahoney, Chief Operating Officer of Heffernan Insurance Brokers. "We prioritize our employees, our clients, and our community, and we will continue to foster a workplace of respect and fun to help our team thrive."

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Irvine, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; and St. Louis, MO.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating more than 11 percent of profits to charity in 2016.

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About 2017 Bay Area Best Places to Work 
Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions.  The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner.  The rankings are numeric based on Quantum's scoring process.  By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best. 


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