Richmond, VA — May 25, 2022 — The Hilb Group announced today that it has acquired a book of commercial property & casualty (P&C) and surety bond business in its Tri-State region of operations. The new commercial lines business will be serviced through William H. Connolly & Co. in Montclair, New Jersey, and the surety business will be serviced by Wharton Surety Consultants in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Additionally, Scott Kuzmic, an experienced commercial P&C and surety producer, will join Hilb Group to ensure seamless operations and to build on the company’s related expertise.

“We are pleased to welcome Scott Kuzmic and to benefit from his experience and reputation of expert customer service,” Hilb Group CEO Ricky Spiro said. “Equally important, we look forward to demonstrating our continued commitment to clients through innovative resources and offerings in the Tri-State region and beyond.”

William H. Connolly & Co. is an insurance and risk management brokerage, providing primarily property and casualty insurance products, to a wide variety of businesses, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, professional firms, not-for-profit and social service agencies, individuals, and families. The agency joined Hilb Group in December 2020.

Wharton Surety Consultants develops innovative solutions to the surety bond needs of a diverse range of industries including highway construction, commercial and residential building construction, and roofing. The agency joined Hilb Group in December 2021.