1971 - The Horton Group is founded in Orland Park, IL. Horton began as a small, eight-person family-owned insurance agency specializing in auto and home insurance for individuals.
1982 - Horton experiences rapid internal growth and evolved into a strong, diversified full-service agency, offering products including business insurance and employee benefits programs.
1995 - Horton became established as a regional insurance agency, employing a strategy of acquiring other brokers, operating from multiple locations and creating a regional presence.
1998 - Diversification continues as Horton pushes into Wisconsin and we expand client services to include in-house claims advocacy and paralegal work.
2001 - Horton opens a representative office in Beijing, China.
2004 - We build a new corporate headquarters and formalize ownership and succession plans.
2005 - Horton specialization continues as we form new practice groups in areas such as construction, manufacturing, transportation, public entity and restaurant/food service clients.
2006 - Horton builds new 30,000 square-foot facility in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
2007 - We complete significant acquisitions in both Wisconsin and Arizona, broadening Horton’s offerings in each state.
2008 - Horton opens new office in Lisle, Illinois via an acquisition, establishing an expanded medical professional practice group.
2012 - Cassady, Neeser, and Brasseur joins The Horton Group, adding new offices to South Bend & Elkhart, IN.
Today. Horton's focus is delivering superior insurance, employee benefits, and risk advisory solutions to our clients.
Future. Horton is dedicated to remaining independent and progressive, creating lasting value for our clients.