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ABD Insurance and Financial Services Opens New Office in Seattle Washington

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – ABD Insurance and Financial Services (ABD), an insurance, risk management and consulting firm, announced the opening of its newest location in Seattle, Washington. The office opens with 22 risk management consultants bringing deep expertise in property & casualty across a variety of industries, including a highly-specialized Maritime team.

In a short five years, ABD has been recognized as #76 of the top 100 brokers in the United States (Business Insurance) and #10 in the Bay Area (SFBT). The Team’s knowledge and expertise has helped over 3,000 clients identify risk exposures to physical and intellectual property, E&O/Cyber, Executive Liability, supply chain interruptions, global insurance compliance and workers comp. Bringing ABD’s full service brokerage capabilities to Seattle will offer businesses in the Pacific Northwest access to the Team’s proven, custom strategies to efficiently protect against each risk, while containing costs and maintaining compliance.

“Dedication to customer service and a passion for finding the most creative programs to protect them are fundamental values of ABD, and qualities we can confidently say we’ve found with our new team in Seattle,” said John Haskell, EVP & Practice Leader at ABD. “Presence in the Pacific Northwest and a new focus on the Maritime industry is helping us grow our business and achieve our 2017 expansion goals.”

With this expansion, ABD now has an unmatched team of experienced and knowledgeable maritime insurance professionals, servicing a broad range of clients.   This team has unrivaled access to worldwide insurance markets and the leverage needed to fully represent their interests with strong underwriters.

“Joining ABD has helped me provide access to the best consultants, innovative technology solutions, and superior service to clients in the Seattle area,” said Stan Ogden, Marine Practice Leader. “Together we bring the knowledge and expertise of leading risk consultants, and a knowledge of specialty Marine coverages to our clients, helping them navigate through complex maritime insurance issues.   I am proud to be an integral part of this expansion and be part of The ABD Team.”

With 20% year over year growth, ABD’s presence in Seattle will help extend its market leadership position on the west coast while delivering unique perspectives and partnerships to this market.  

About ABD

ABD is a consulting firm providing risk management, insurance brokerage, human resources, and retirement consulting services. Our advisors offer guidance and craft innovative solutions to help address risk for clients of varying sizes, growth stages and industries. 

Headquartered in San Mateo, ABD has offices various offices throughout the Northern California including San Francisco, San Rafael, San Jose, Walnut Creek, Lodi and Roseville and Seattle serving clients across the United States and globally. To learn more, visit:


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