SIA Group Named One of the Top 100 Independent Insurance Agencies in the U.S.

Raleigh, NC, November 03, 2007 --( Don Mills, president of SIA Group, a full-service insurance agency with six offices throughout North Carolina, has announced that the firm has been named a Top 100 Property Casualty Independent Agency by the Insurance Journal. The list, based on estimated property casualty premium volume from the previous year, highlights the nation’s top privately-held independent insurance agencies and brokerages whose business volume is primarily retail.
SIA Group posted a total P/C premium written of $169 million, an 11.24 percent premium increase from the previous year’s $150 million, to earn this distinction.

Founded in 1923, the Insurance Journal is considered the most highly regarded national property and casualty publication for independent insurance agents and brokers. For more information on the Top 100 Property Casualty Independent Agencies, visit

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Insurance Journal,” said Mills. “The top 100 ranking is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of our talented staff statewide.”

About SIA Group:
SIA Group is a full-service insurance agency with six offices throughout North Carolina. Founded in 1975, the firm offers a complete range of insurance products including risk management consultation, loss control, surety bonds programs, life insurance and employee benefit packages. SIA Group was listed in Insurance Journal’s 2007 Top 100 Property Casualty Agencies report and is one of North Carolina’s fastest growing insurance organizations with more than 100 employees. The firm has offices located in Raleigh, Jacksonville, Greenville, New Bern, Wallace and Burgaw, N.C. For more information, visit

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