Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency of Sarasota, Florida, one of the oldest and largest independent insurers in the area, announced the acquisition of Jeff DeJongh and Associates.
Also based in Sarasota, Jeff DeJongh and Associates is a property and casualty insurance agency serving Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties. Jeff DeJongh will join Purmort & Martin Insurance as vice president of sales. The acquisition reinforces Purmort & Martin’s presence in the area.
“We are looking forward to having Jeff and his team join us,” said Ross Bobbitt (pictured), president and CEO of Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency. “He has been a friend of our company for many years and having him on board was a natural choice for us.”
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The three team members from Jeff DeJongh and Associates will also join Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency.
Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency was founded in 1959. It specializes in personal and commercial lines, life insurance and workers compensation.