Barney & Barney/MMA Names Brian Hegarty to Lead Los Angeles Expansion for the Firm

LA-Based Director Appointed to Further Grow the Firm's Presense in the Region

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SAN DIEGO, CA, January 26, 2017 - Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency LLC company, today announced that Principal Brian Hegarty, who has extensive experience working with businesses in Los Angeles and Orange County, has been named to lead the firm’s growth strategy in Los Angeles.

Hegarty joined Barney & Barney in 2008 and will oversee the business development and recruiting activities of the firm’s new Los Angeles office. He will coordinate with Barney & Barney/MMA’s fast-growing Orange County office, which has become one of the largest commercial insurance brokerages in the area.

“Los Angeles is a strategic opportunity to deliver Marsh & McLennan Agency’s unique brand of insurance and employee benefits solutions to emerging and mid-tier firms,” said MMA Western Region CEO Paul Hering. “Brian understands the needs of businesses operating in the highly competitive Los Angeles market and his expertise will be very valuable as we expand our efforts to serve the diverse needs of LA businesses.”

In Southern California, Barney & Barney specializes in serving clients in technology, healthcare, apparel, entertainment, hospitality, construction and higher education. The firm also serves local governments and non-profit organizations.


About Barney & Barney

Barney & Barney is one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions. The firm specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety. In 2014, Barney & Barney joined Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Barney & Barney has offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Orange County. For more information, visit, or call 800.321.4696.