Holmes Murphy(R) & Associates Named Best Place to Work

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holmes Murphy & Associates has been named a Best Place to Work in Insurance. Holmes Murphy was ranked 3rd overall in the medium sized employer category, and 2nd in the retail broker category for medium sized employers. The ranking was published in the October 22nd issue of Business Insurance magazine, which annually ranks companies across the United States serving the commercial insurance market.

Business Insurance and Best Companies Group conducted an in-depth evaluation to determine the Best Places to Work. The assessment involved a confidential employee engagement and satisfaction survey to evaluate the corporate culture and employees' workplace experience. An additional survey collected information about benefit programs and company policies.

"It's an honor for Holmes Murphy to be recognized as a Best Place to Work. As Holmes Murphy celebrates our 80th anniversary this year, we continue to be dedicated to having a culture where employees love what they do," said Dan Keough, CEO of Holmes Murphy & Associates. "Our employees are the people who make the difference in our business. We are proud of this honor and thank our employees for their hard work, dedication, client service, and quest for excellence."

An independent risk management and insurance brokerage firm, Holmes Murphy & Associates employs more than 500 sales and service professionals across the United States.

About Holmes Murphy

Founded in 1932, Holmes Murphy & Associates, an independent insurance brokerage, is ranked 26th among America's top 100 brokers. Holmes Murphy has 12 offices in 10 states, including Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; St. Louis, Mo.; Madison, Wis.; Peoria, Ill.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Sioux Falls, S.D. Holmes Murphy partners with business and industry leaders throughout the Midwest and across the nation in the areas of property casualty, employee benefits, captive insurance, risk management, and loss control.

For more information, call 800-247-7756 or visit www.holmesmurphy.com . Follow Holmes Murphy on Twitter.com @holmesmurphyins or visit us on Facebook.

Lori McMurray | 515-223-6963 | lmcmurray@holmesmurphy.com

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