Leon Silver Associates, LLC
Acted as exclusive financial advisor to Leon Silver Associates, LLC, in its sale to Bridge Specialty Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. Based in Metuchen, New Jersey, Leon Silver is a wholesale broker offering commercial and personal lines property and casualty insurance products through its network of retail agents in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Connecticut, and Delaware. The firm was founded by Michael and Shari Silver’s father, Leon G. Silver, and has roots dating back to 1971. Following the transaction, the Leon Silver operations will become part of Bridge Specialty Group’s “Morstan General Agency” office (Morstan). The combined operations will do business from Morstan’s Woodbridge, New Jersey location under the leadership of Tommy Rhodes, who, together with Bridge Specialty Group’s Executive Vice President, Kathy Colangelo, has oversight responsibility for Morstan.