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ABD is Named the #27 Fastest Growing Company in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times

SAN MATEO, CA – ABD Insurance and Financial Services (ABD) announced today that it has been ranked number 27 by the San Francisco Business times on the 24th annual Bay Area’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies, an exclusive ranking of the region’s fastest growing private companies; one of the most important segments of the local economy.

Each year, the San Francisco Business Times, in conjunction with a local accounting firm, conducts research to identify the 100 most rapidly growing businesses in the Bay Area. Rankings are based on each organization's revenues over their three most recent fiscal years. Between 2012 and 2014, ABD’s revenue increased 247.2% percent, placing it #27 on this list of fastest growing businesses. Complete results of the Fast 100 awards can be found at

“We are honored to be recognized for the 3rd year as one of the fastest growing private companies in the Bay Area,” said Brian Hetherington, CEO and Co-Chairman. “Our focus on superior client experiences through our innovative expertise and use of world-class technology is helping us improve our client experiences and scale our business in a way unmatched in the brokerage industry.”

In addition to ABD’s growing revenue and client base, the company has grown its staff 12% and expanded office space in San Francisco and Walnut Creek this year.

“With over 200 employees, including 15 Power Brokers, an expanded technology team, and international experts supporting our strong practice teams, ABD delivers a world class experience to our clients while providing a culture of collaboration and innovation for our colleagues.”

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