Employee Benefits

Alera Group Adds John Hackney Agency

January 26, 2023

Deerfield, IL (January 26, 2023)—Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth management firm, announced today the acquisition of John Hackney Agency, an insurance agency offering home, auto, life and commercial insurance in addition to financial services.  

“At John Hackney Agency, our goal has always been and will continue to be building long-term relationships with our customers, helping them solve their insurance issues and acting as their liaison with the carrier in the event of a claim or a question with their policy,” said Tom Hackney and Johnny Hackney of John Hackney Agency. “Our team remains the same, and they possess deep industry knowledge and work together collaboratively to help clients solve risk management and insurance issues. Joining Alera Group will allow us to expand our capabilities and provide unmatched customized service to a larger audience.”

Founded in 1895 by the Hackney brothers’ great-grandfather, John Hackney Agency builds comprehensive enterprise risk management programs for clients. The company specializes in all lines of insurance.

“Operating as a trusted choice independent insurance agency, the John Hackney Agency is a great addition to Alera Group,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “We are excited to have Tom and the team help to build our presence in North Carolina and look forward to their help as we continue to build and expand our services throughout the state.”

John Hackney Agency joins Alera Group and will partner with TriSure, an Alera Group company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. Terms of the transaction were not announced.


About Alera Group

Alera Group is an independent, national insurance and wealth services firm with more than $1 billion in annual revenue, offering comprehensive employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan services and wealth services solutions to clients nationwide. By working collaboratively across specialties and geographies, Alera Group’s team of more than 4,000 professionals in more than 180 offices provides creative, competitive services that help ensure a client’s business and personal success. For more information, visit https://aleragroup.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn.