Arthur Gallagher, an insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has acquired Providium Consulting Group, headquartered in Fairport, New York. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Providium Consulting Group offers employee benefit consulting and brokerage services as well as human resource consulting services to their clients in the northeastern US.

Richard Bannister, Keith Williams and their associates will continue to operate from their Fairport and Buffalo, New York locations under the direction of David Ziegler, eastern regional executive vice president of Gallagher’s employee benefit consulting and brokerage operations.

Patrick Gallagher, chairman, president and CEO of Arthur Gallagher, said: We continue to find excellent merger partners that help us expand both our sales and service capabilities and our geographic presence.

Providium Consulting has built an excellent reputation for delivering added value to their clients through their teamwork approach to quality service. Their culture will be a wonderful complement to our employee benefit brokerage operations, and we are pleased to welcome Rich, Keith and their team to our growing Gallagher family of professionals.