Eagle American Climbs to 22nd Spot Among Top 50 Personal Lines Agencies

ij-2016-top-50-persona-lines-agenciesLONGWOOD, Fla., November 22, 2016- Eagle American Insurance  Agency, acquired in June by Insurance Office of America, ranked 22nd on Insurance Journal‘s 2016 Top 50 Personal Lines Agencies. This new position represents a 13-point jump from the previous report’s ranking.

“The Eagle American team takes great pride in achieving such strong results. We also realize there is still tremendous growth opportunity for us,” says Herman Peery,  former president of Eagle American and senior vice president for IOA. “As we fully integrate into the IOA corporate environment, we are excited about what the future holds.”

“This demonstrates why Eagle American was such a good fit for IOA,” says John Ritenour, chairman for IOA. “The team’s dedication to serving customers with distinction is made evident in the incredible growth they achieved. We look forward to continuing that growth and personal lines excellence in the coming years.”

The 2016 personal lines leaders are taken from Insurance Journal’s Top 100 Property/Casualty Independent Agencies as reported in August. The list uses 2015 personal lines data submitted to the Top 100 agencies report by independent agencies and brokerages.


Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and is one of the fastest growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2016 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report, and it is ranked 25th on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business List. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has over 50 branch offices in the U.S., and an international office in London. With more than 1,000 associates, IOA specializes in providing insurance solutions for businesses in many diverse industries.