AssuredPartners Inc., through its subsidiary Donald F. LaPenna Associates, Inc., has acquired the Anna Berman Agency, , an independent insurance firm located in North Brunswick, NJ.

The agency specializes in commercial insurance, including liability, workers’ compensation and group health and personal insurance, including auto, homeowners’, flood and earthquake.

As part of the acquisition, the Anna Berman Agency operations will move into the Donald F. LaPenna offices, located in Clark, NJ, under the leadership of Donald LaPenna, President and CEO.

"Since 1999, our clients have relied on the Berman Agency to protect their assets and plan for the future. Joining LaPenna and AssuredPartners enables us to offer additional insurance programs and services to meet our clients’ unique needs," said Susan Berman, Principal of the Anna Berman Agency. "We will continue to offer the high level of professionalism, service and expertise our clients expect, now with the backing and support of a national agency."

"Part of our growth strategy is to identify potential agencies for acquisition that complement the culture and services of our existing subsidiaries. The knowledge and industry experience of the Anna Berman Agency staff is a valuable addition to the LaPenna operations," said Tom Riley, President and COO of AssuredPartners, Inc. "We welcome the Anna Berman Agency employees to the AssuredPartners team."