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The Horton Group Recognized in Business Insurance’s ‘Best Places to Work’

Thursday, September 1, 2022
The Horton Group Named in Business Insurance’s Annual “Best Places to Work in Insurance”

ORLAND PARK, IL – September 1, 2022 – The Horton Group, one of the largest privately-held insurance brokers in the United States, has been named in Business Insurance’s annual “Best Places to Work in Insurance” program. This award recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.

“We work hard to always provide an excellent experience for our employees, and we are honored to be professionally recognized for our efforts,” said Dan Horton, CEO of The Horton Group. “We intend, as an organization, to invest in growth and continue to find success because we work together.”

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual sponsored content feature presented by the Custom Publishing unit of Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.

The program divides employers into the categories of small, 25-249 employees; medium, 250-999 employees; and large, 1,000 or more employees. This year’s report features 100 companies of various sizes, from 25 employees to more than 4,000.

The ranking and profiles of the winning companies will be unveiled in the November issue of Business Insurance and online at


About The Horton Group 

The Horton Group is an employee benefits, insurance and risk advisory firm. For more than 50 years, Horton has built a comprehensive risk management advisory firm with a robust employee benefit practice which generated $86 million in revenue for 2021. To put this in perspective, The Horton Group is ranked in the top 50 insurance agencies in the country, the top 10 in Illinois and is arguably the largest privately-held agency in Illinois.

The Horton Group was formed in 1971 as a single location, eight-person insurance agency. Today, Horton is a nationally recognized insurance broker ranking as one of the top property/casualty brokers in the U.S. by Insurance JournalA Top 100 Largest Broker by Business Insurance, and a Best Practices Agency by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA). The agency employs more than 400 insurance professionals located in six states throughout the Midwest.

About Business Insurance

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About Best Companies Group

Best Companies Group works with partners to establish “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, state-wide and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment using employer questionnaires and employee satisfaction surveys, Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.

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