Morris & Garritano Awarded the Nation’s 2017 ‘Overall Best Agency to Work For’ by Insurance Journal 

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—October 6, 2017—Morris & Garritano Insurance (M&G) is the honored recipient of the Insurance Journal’s 2017  ‘Overall Best Agency to Work For’ Award. CEO Brendan Morris is especially grateful for the agency’s recognition as an outstanding place to work because the employees themselves cast the deciding votes, “We look at our team as our family and it’s a great place to work because of our team.”

According to the Insurance Journal’s anonymous survey, M&G has earned success by  “treating the employees well and always looking for ways to improve. Doing the right thing by every client is important to them and that provides a very encouraging work environment.”

As a third-generation family owned company, M&G is committed to living their core values: always be improving, love what you do, do the right thing, build collaborative relationships, and go the extra mile. Morris shares, “I really think that it’s about hiring the right people and always trying to improve for yourself and the agency.” While consolidation within the insurance industry is at an all-time high, the agency is committed to remaining independent and privately owned.

With offices in both San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria, Morris & Garritano has increased agency revenue by more than 62 percent over the past three years, earning a spot on the Inc. 5,000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America (No. 4,243) in August 2017. Home to 130 employees, M&G will end 2017 with close to $18 million in total revenue. All this has been accomplished while promoting a culture where employees feel valued. “I think it’s what sets us apart. Our culture, our values, and our employees who without a doubt get behind them every day.” says Morris.

About Morris & Garritano: Founded in 1885, Morris & Garritano is a full-service insurance agency focusing on business insurance, workers compensation, employee benefits, personal lines, surety and life insurance.  This includes services in the areas of loss control, compliance, claims management and human resources.

Their mission is to be trusted advisors providing peace of mind through meaningful relationships and exceeding expectations for generations to come.