H.W. Kaufman Group consists of over 50 offices around the globe, which are shaping the insurance industry.
Kaufman Institute, Kaufman’s award-winning learning hub designed exclusively for insurance professionals, launches externally to the insurance industry.
H.W. Kaufman Group acquires Stonemark Inc. Royal Premium, Kaufman’s subsidiary, merges with Stonemark to form a new organization under the Stonemark brand.
Launches Afirm – A merger of US-Reports and Canadian Reports
Launches KILT – Kaufman International Leadership Training
Alan Jay Kaufman establishes a major endowment within the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University to provide academic leadership in insurance.
Acquires Lochain Patrick
Incorporates Burns & Wilcox Brokerage
Acquires Canadian-based Spectius Underwriting Solutions Ltd., provider of premium audits, inspections and risk services. The company now operates as Canadian Reports.
Acquires Global Excess Partners
Launches KAMP – Kaufman Advanced Management Program
Acquires Chesterfield Insurance Group Canada and rebrands as Burns & Wilcox Canada
Acquires Chesterfield Insurance Group UK
Launches KELP – Kaufman Emerging Leaders Program
Alan Jay Kaufman founds the Kaufman Institute, providing outstanding opportunities for the professional development of his employees.
Alan Jay Kaufman creates The Kaufman Family Foundation, awarding scholarships to exceptional students.
Corporate Headquarters relocates to its current location in Farmington Hills, MI.
Second-generation leader Alan Jay Kaufman acquires the company and takes it private.
Herbert W. Kaufman takes the company public.
Acquires Minuteman Adjusters
Acquires Royal Premium
First Managers Meeting
Acquires R.B. Jones
H.W. Kaufman Group founded by Herbert W. Kaufman in Southfield, MI.