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By host on 3/28/2017 12:00 AM
Mark Montgomery, Vice President Celedinas Insurance Group/MMA and Chairman of the Annual Lord’s Place Sleep-Out.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — To help promote the Lord’s Place upcoming 10th Annual Sleep Out, Mark Montgomery, the event’s chairman walked 15 miles from their offices in West Palm Beach south to The Lord’s Place Men’s Campus in Boynton Beach.

Montgomery visited five of The Lord’s Place campuses along the route, meeting with those served by its programs, lending them encouragement and inviting the public to join in the effort to help the homeless through The Lord’s Place SleepOut. He spent the night sleeping outside at The Lord’s Place Men’s...
By host on 8/16/2016 12:00 AM

Please join us in congratulating Joe Carron, Cachi Garcia-Velez and Michael Katzenberg on winning the AIG Private Client Group Invitational in Pebble Beach, California on August 11, 2016! The AIG Invitational is an opportunity to network, foster friendly competition and most importantly, raise money for charity. Since the event’s inception in 2012, AIG and their partners have raised nearly $400,000, allowing local agents to support charities in their own communities. Earlier this year, the Celedinas team won the regional event at PGA National, winning $8,000 for Adopt-A-Family, their chosen charity! With the Pebble Beach Championship, the team won an additional $62,000 for Adopt-A-Family, bringing the total donation to $70,000!

Adopt-A-Family is a charitable organization established in 1983. Their mission is to strengthen families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and...
By host on 6/23/2016 12:00 AM
Congratulations to Celedinas Insurance Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company and their chosen charity, Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches. As a result of this win, AIG will raise $8,000 for Adopt-A-Family!

The AIG Private Client Group Invitational brings together insurance brokers from across the country to compete in regional competitions to benefit their local charities of choice. The Invitational culminates with a championship round among all regional winners. Since this event’s inception in 2012, AIG has raised nearly $400,000, which allowed the participating brokers to support local charities and enhance their community involvement.

The Championship will be held August 10th – 12th in Pebble Beach. The winner of that tournament will win a further donation for their charity.

Good Luck Team Celedinas!

Team Celedinas Wins Regional AIG Private Client...
By host on 3/2/2016 12:00 AM
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TRANSACTION When does the acquisition take effect?

February 29, 2016

Why did MMA select celedinas insurance group?

MMA was seeks the most prominent and well respected firms in the insurance industry. They were drawn to Celedinas’ strong regional presence, top-notch leadership, entrepreneurial culture and dominance in the private client insurance marketspace.

What is MMA?

Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) was created in 2008 as a separate operating subsidiary of Marsh LLC, the world’s leading global insurance broker and risk management advisor, primarily to serve the property & casualty and employee benefits needs of the middle market. Since November 2009, MMA has been building its national platform by strategically partnering with high quality insurance and consulting firms across the country.

What are the advantages of being part of MMA?

Joining MMA allows Celedinas to keep its leadership, service model and culture in place, while...
By host on 3/2/2016 12:00 AM
White Plains, New York, March 2, 2016 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, today announced it has acquired Celedinas Insurance Group, one of Florida’s largest independent agencies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1959 and headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Celedinas generates approximately $22 million in annual revenue and specializes in providing property/casualty insurance, marine insurance, and employee benefits services to businesses and individuals, with particular expertise in working with high-net worth individuals and families. All of Celedinas’ 120 employees and leadership, including President and CEO Ray Celedinas, are joining MMA and will continue to operate out of their existing five offices throughout Florida under the name Celedinas Insurance Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency company, and under Mr. Celedinas’ leadership. In connection with this acquisition, Mr. Celedinas also has been named National Private Client Practice leader for MMA....
By host on 11/16/2015 12:00 AM
2015 Best Agencies to Work For BronzeCeledinas Insurance Group was recognized by Insurance Journal as one of the 2015 Best Independent Agencies to Work For in the Southeastern United States. In order to be considered for the award, employees were required to nominate their agency and respond to a detailed survey. According to the Insurance Journal article, Celedinas employees cited the company’s honest and respectful work environment, staff appreciation efforts, and strong leadership as the key reasons for nominating the agency.  The responses from the survey also highlighted...
By host on 5/4/2015 12:00 AM
Celedinas Insurance Group CEO, Ray Celedinas, was profiled in The Palm Beach Post’s weekly feature, “Monday Meeting.” Since first joining the operation in 1985, Celedinas has grown the organization from a small family-run office to one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the United States. In addition to discussing the success he’s found in the high net worth insurance marketplace, Celedinas also shares his unique perspective on the growth of Palm Beach County.   Please see the full article below:


The Palm Beach Post, Monday, May 4, 2015

By host on 4/29/2015 12:00 AM
Celedinas has received a Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award for their volunteerism with The Arc of Palm Beach County! In addition to a $3,000 donation to The Arc, Safeco is featuring award recipients and charities in an online contest where public voting results determine additional donations. The Arc is a wonderful charitable organization that provides quality services, education and advocacy for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. If you’d like to help the Arc of Palm Beach County reach their goal of $10,500, vote here:…/community/make-more-happen-vote  

Please visit every day from now through May 18 to vote for The Arc of Palm Beach County.

By host on 6/5/2014 12:00 AM


Last week we brought together the leaders of the five premier high-net worth insurance carriers to discuss the role of the trusted advisor in the evolving insurance marketplace. Over 125 of Palm Beach’s most influential attorneys, CPAs, realtors and wealth managers gained insight as to how the most progressive advisors have differentiated their practices and successfully added value by offering complimentary personal risk management and insurance reviews. Read more on gaining the competitive advantage in the high-net worth marketplace in the

Palm Beach Daily News’ coverage of the event.


By host on 3/18/2014 8:04 AM

Celedinas employees received an “extra sweet treat” from their company when an Ice Cream Truck pulled up in front of the offices.

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