RT Specialty to Acquire Countrywide Brokerage

January 11, 2016, CHICAGO, IL – R-T Specialty, LLC (RT Specialty), the wholesale brokerage unit of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, has announced it has acquired the assets of Countrywide Brokerage, a wholesale insurance brokerage operation based in Edmonds, WA.

Established in 1995, Countrywide Brokerage has focused on providing their agency partners with insurance solutions in admitted and non-admitted commercial and personal lines markets for hard-to-place risks, specialty products and high net worth homeowners in the western United States.

RT Specialty President and CEO, Timothy W. Turner says, “Sue has built a superior broker team and binding authority platform that will complement our existing Seattle office and in the Northwest. We are delighted to have Sue and her professional team join us at RT Specialty.”

Susan Brennan, President of Countrywide Brokerage, remarks, “The entire Countrywide Brokerage team is excited and honored to join with RT Specialty to represent our agents here in the Northwest. RT Specialty shares our business approach with a focus on providing superior customer service while maintaining strong relationships with the companies we represent. Partnering with independently owned RT Specialty will further enhance our ability to provide creative solutions to meet customer needs.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

For more information on this release, please contact Tara Shertenlieb: 816-412-7564,


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R-T Specialty, LLC (RT), a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, provides wholesale brokerage and other services to agents and brokers. RT is a Delaware limited liability company based in Illinois. In California: R-T Specialty Insurance Services, LLC License #0G97516. ©2016 Ryan Specialty Group, LLC.


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