SARASOTA, Fla. – Sarasota-based Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency, one of the area’s oldest and largest locally owned insurance agencies, recently acquired Jeff DeJongh and Associates to further expand its presence in the region.
Located in Sarasota, Fla., Jeff DeJongh and Associates is a property and casualty insurance agency that serves Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota Counties. Jeff DeJongh, who possesses more than 18 years of sales and management experience in the insurance, financial services and medical and dental device professions, will join Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency as the vice president of sales.
“We look forward to having Jeff and his team join us,” said Russ Bobbitt, president and CEO of Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency and a licensed Florida agent since 1996. “He has been a friend of our firm for many years and welcoming him aboard was a natural fit for us.”
Jeff DeJongh and Associates’ three experienced staff members will join the 26 other sales professionals in Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency’s Sarasota office at 2301 Ringling Blvd.
About Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency, LLC
Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency has been a part of the local community since 1959. As one of the area’s oldest and largest locally owned insurance agencies, it employs more than 25 full-time experienced insurance professionals, specializing in personal and commercial lines, life insurance and workers compensation, among others.
Located at 2301 Ringling Blvd. in Sarasota, Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency represents an insurance tradition of more than 60 years – with a mission to provide independent business owners and individuals with professional advice on premier insurance products. For more information, call 941-366-7070 or visit www.Purmort.com.