Arthur J Gallagher & Co, an insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has acquired the Texas-based employee benefits consulting and brokerage services firm Benefits Unlimited.

Established in 1994, Benefits Unlimited is specialized in group health and welfare, executive benefits, flex/cobra and retirement plans with focus on planning, design, implementation, cost containment and plan administration for group businesses.

Patti Tuma and her associates will continue to operate in their current location under the direction of John Neumaier, South Central regional executive vice president of Gallagher’s employee benefit consulting and brokerage operations.

Patrick Gallagher, chairman and president and CEO of Gallagher, said: For over 16 years, Benefits Unlimited has developed a solid reputation for their experience and industry knowledge. This dynamic agency’s solid growth is a tribute to their entrepreneurial culture and their team-based focus on client service.

They will be a wonderful complement to our employee benefits team, and we are pleased to welcome Patti and her team to our growing Gallagher family of professionals.