Employee Benefits

Alera Group Acquires ARMS Insurance Group

May 9, 2019

DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced its acquisition of ARMS Insurance Group (ARMS), effective May 1, 2019.

ARMS, a General Agency headquartered in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, has served insurance brokers throughout western Pennsylvania and the surrounding states for over 25 years. ARMS provides insurance brokers with sales support, distribution and streamlined service to a wide array of insurance markets. Primary areas of expertise include employee benefits, senior medical, individual medical and workers compensation products.

“ARMS Insurance Group, under the leadership of Tino Rionda, is an exciting expansion of our presence in Pennsylvania. We will work together to leverage ARMS’ brokerage reach and to create exceptional client experiences for ARMS brokers,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “We are thrilled to welcome their remarkable team to our company.”

“As an Alera Group company, we look forward to offering expanded resources, tools and knowledge from a best in class service provider to our broker partners.” said Tino Rionda, Managing Partner of ARMS. “We are beyond excited about this opportunity for growth, learning and innovation, while remaining committed to the personal service our brokers have come to expect.”

All ARMS employees will continue operating out of the firm’s existing location under the name ARMS Insurance Group, an Alera Group Agency, LLC.

Alera Group was formed in early 2017 and is one of the nation’s foremost independent insurance agencies. For more information on partnering with Alera Group, visit Partner With Us at www.aleragroup.com.


About Alera Group
Based in Deerfield, IL, Alera Group’s over 1,600 employees serve thousands of clients nationally in employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management. Alera Group is the 15th largest privately held firm in the country. For more information, visit www.aleragroup.com or follow Alera Group on Twitter: @AleraGroupUS.

M&A Contact
Rob Lieblein, Chief Development Officer
Email: rob.lieblein@aleragroup.com
Phone: 717-329-2451

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