Our Mission

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Since 1982, Allied’s solutions driven services, uncommon insights and unparalleled service have strengthened our clients’ businesses. Licensed nationwide, we focus exclusively on the rental equipment and party goods, crane, scaffold, wood products, and human services industries.


Allied Is Solutions Driven

Allied delivers far more than insurance coverage. We are Solutions Driven; Aggressive, focused, dedicated — our results-driven professionals do whatever it takes to drive efficiencies through risk management, loss control, and negotiating with insurers to secure highly competitive pricing terms. These efforts collectively lower your total insurance cost and improve your bottom line, a benefit we call The Allied Effect. Here are a few of the value-added ways we can strengthen your business:

  • Our experience-based insights and industry-specific resources help you run your business better
  • Our Allied Advisor insurance and risk management solutions and MyWave personalized online resource cut your costs and improve your profitability by addressing key insurance and related issues for your specific industry
  • Our premium clout in the marketplace for each industry group can drive down your insurance costs
  • Our coverage knowledge means you get specialized coverage analysis to address exposures specific to your business
  • Our superior service standards and interactive automation capabilities make your business more competitive and efficient

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Excellence in Awards and Recognition

  • 25 time and continuous winner of Assurex/PAR Excellence Award for excellence in insurance customer service
  • Winner of Target Market Program Administrators Association Best Practice honors for superior insurance program underwriting capabilities and standards
  • Voted Best Places to Work in Western PA
  • AMS Insurance Automation award winner, recognizing insurance agencies that best exemplify excellence in implementing automation and to celebrate innovative ideas that enhance agency efficiency and streamline operations.
  • Robert P. Ashlock Quality Award for exceptional quality management for insurance agencies


Excellence Beyond Coverage

  • Solution Driven insurance and risk management solutions designed for your specific industry
  • Industry specific, online Safety ToolBox platforms that offer an extensive resource library of loss control and safety-related tools and training material, including up-to-date OSHA information as well as human resources forms and compliance information
  • Loss control services staff taking the initiative to cut your costs and add value to your bottom line through:
    • Loss analysis/loss control
    • Safety and workplace programs
    • Workers’ compensation consulting
    • Regulatory compliance support


Excellence in Coverage and Customer Service

  • Service team 100% dedicated to specific industry niche
  • Specialty coverage enhancements to minimize exposures of specific industries and businesses we serve
  • Established relationships and premium clout with top-rated insurers serving our niche industries
  • Comprehensive policies — General Liability, Umbrella, Auto Liability; Workers’ Compensation; and Property/Equipment plus Employment Practices Liability (EPLI), Bonding, and Professional Liability
  • Certificates issued instantly and conveniently online — evenings, weekends, anytime
  • 24/7 claim notification and committed advocacy on our clients’ behalf
  • Contract review for certificate compliance. Understand your contractual liability offered.

Allied Leadership Team

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Awards & Industry Recognition

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Sponsored by AssureX, a worldwide network of leading insurance agents and brokers
Presented to one agency annually for best quality management

Sponsored by AssureX, a worldwide network of leading insurance agents and brokers
Recognizes “total commitment to excellence in client services and a strong internal quality control program”
Awarded to Allied 25 consecutive years…and counting

Recognizes excellence in Program Administrators/MGAs through an extensive evaluation process. Our organization has currently been re-certified for the second consecutive time.

Presented by AMS Users’ Group to recognize insurance agencies that best exemplify excellence in implementing automation and to celebrate innovative ideas that enhance agency efficiency and streamline operations
Winner in 2008; Finalist in all four years since the award’s inception.

Sponsored by Pittsburgh Business Times
Based primarily on employee satisfaction surveys


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Daryl Lucke – Executive Director Ward Home, Inc.,

Non-Profit & Health and Human Services
Allied is a true partner in addressing and understanding the specific needs of a non-profit organization. They make it a point to understand our agency and mission and will make recommendations with our best interests in mind.They are proactive in researching industry trends and how to incorporate them into our insurance policies at the most competitive price. Their customer service is second to none. All requests, calls and emails are responded to in a timely fashion.Allied is integral to our operations with platforms such as CSR-24 and serve as a trusted advisor by how they inform and educate us on exactly what we need. We seem to always be a step ahead of any risks because Allied points out areas of concern before they become issues. Most importantly, Allied is special because of their dedication to non-profits and their missions. We can always rely on Allied to support our special events and programs.The combination of their expertise, support and customer service is what puts Allied head-and-shoulders above everyone else.


Steve Ecklond, President New York Ladder & Scaffold Corp., Yonkers, NY

“Allied not only has a great expertise and knowledge of the scaffold industry, they understand the scaffolding industry within New York specifically. That is something that isn’t always easily navigated by other brokers. Add on to that their excellent customer service and you can find why Allied is such a great fit for us. More than just providing insurance, Allied has consulted with us on all insurance coverages and issues that we needed to know. Their breadth of knowledge of the scaffolding industry in New York really makes us feel confident in their recommendations. Their claims consultant Bill Hiller has been exceptional in helping us reduce claims and certificates of insurance are issued quickly and easily. This all helps our business run better. New York Ladder and Scaffold is probably one of Allied’s oldest clients and there is good reason for that.”



High Reach

Jami Carrera – High Reach,

“Allied helps us with so many things that they mean more to us than just insurance. With their experience and knowledge of our industry, they always know just what we need and how to make it fit. So I know we are always covered no matter what happens. What sets Allied apart is their additional services they offer. Whether it is how to deal with contracts or the various other services that help us run smooth. Their Allied Toolbox (Allied’s web-based risk management platform), is invaluable for its up-to-date OSHA information and reporting capabilities so we stay compliant with regulations. We also use their online safety tools for our meetings to help train our staff and make sure they are at their best. What I like best about Allied is that they are hands-on. They are here in-person often, even though they are based in Pittsburgh. That means a lot and makes us feel special. We have a unique and personal relationship with Allied and its team, and we think very highly of them. The people there are phenomenal and are considered a part of our team. Their knowledge and understanding of our company and industry goes unmatched.”



York Scaffod

Kenneth J. Buettner, President, York Scaffold, New York, NY

“We have been with Allied since 1982 and that should say it all. The constant handling of our needs, the confidence that things get done right, and the consistent response lets us know we are being treated the right way. Allied’s online tools are invaluable. The ability to get certificates online is a wonderful bonus and time saver. Their loss control services have been beyond helpful and have greatly impacted our operations. I wholeheartedly recommend Allied, the comfort and confidence in knowing one of the most important aspects of our business is being handled flawlessly is something I would want others to experience as well. As president of York Scaffold, I have too many other things to worry about. When it comes to our insurance coverage and services, I know Allied has me covered.”



Duquesne Incline

Mark McNally, Executive Director, The Society for the Preservation of the Duquesne Heights Incline, Pittsburgh, PA

“Allied always provides us with great rates, but what really sets them apart is their service. When I call with a question I get an intelligent answer immediately. If my question requires someone else’s expertise, I’m either transferred to the appropriate person or I receive a return call very quickly. Ondra is our ‘go-to’ person and she has always helps us every step of the way, no matter what the issue. I feel she is truly an extension of our own staff. I would definitely recommend Allied Insurance Brokers to other nonprofit organizations and already have on several occasions. They are a company that really understands the needs and issues of nonprofits.”



Brewer Equipment

President, Brewer Equipment Company, North Carolina

Rental Equipment
“Allied Insurance Brokers is not just an insurance broker for Brewer Equipment Co., they have become a key member of our team. Their loss control services and staff have provided invaluable assistance and resources to ensure Brewer Equipment Co. is compliant with the, often, overwhelming amount of safety training and documentation required by many general contractors and industrial facilities. It is like having a full time safety professional on staff for the cost of our general liability premium. Not a bad deal.”