Allied Insurance Brokers, Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Pittsburgh, October 1, 2007: Allied Insurance Brokers, Inc. proudly announces their 25th Anniversary providing unique insurance coverages, uncommon insights and unparalleled service.

Founded in 1982, Allied is ranked by revenue in the top five percent of insurance agents and brokers in the United States.  With clients located in 49 states, Allied’s niche retail property & casualty operations are focused exclusively on serving the equipment rental/party goods, scaffold, crane, and wood products industries as well as human services organizations.  Allied additional services include: an in-house program underwriting manager; wholesale insurance services for independent agents and brokers; and the recently launched Edgeworth Financial Services providing surplus line tax filings.

Over the years, Allied has consistently earned professional awards and recognitions, most notably:

*15-time PAR Excellence National Insurance Brokerage Industry Award for commitment to insurance customer service

*Robert P. Ashlock National Insurance Industry Award for best quality management

*Target Markets Program Administrators Association Best Practice Designation recognizing excellence in Program Administrators/MGA’s through an extensive evaluation process

*Agency Management Services (AMS) Insurance Agency Automation National Excellence Award finalist in all three years since the award’s inception

“We are proud to have reached this milestone.” said Chairman & CEO, Marty O’Brien.  “We have worked hard over the past 25 years to offer our clients world-class customer service, risk management and insurance coverage solutions.  My management team has been with me for over 15 years and we employ an extraordinary group of individuals.  We look forward to building on our tradition of excellence, initiative and innovation.”