Burns & Wilcox Overview

  • www.burnsandwilcox.com
  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1969
  • Company - Private
  • Insurance Agencies & Brokerage
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Internationally recognized for its and drive and expertise, Burns & Wilcox is the flagship company within H.W. Kaufman Kaufman Group and North America’s leading independently owned insurance wholesale broker and underwriting manager. Burns & Wilcox makes securing coverage for ...
Mission: To deliver bold solutions, quality management, high-level service, and innovative technology to our client partners.

Company Updates

March 15, 2021
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Burns & Wilcox is proud to welcome two-time #PGA Tour winner Max Homa to our team of champions. Max, currently ranked no. 38 in the world, won the 2021 Genesis Invitational last month and the 2019 Wells Fargo Championship last spring. He joins the growing roster of #TeamBurnsandWilcox, including: Webb Simpson, Jimmy Walker, and the Detroit Red Wings.
Burns & Wilcox on LinkedIn: Burns & Wilcox Announces New Sponsorship with PGA Golfer Max Homa
March 10, 2021
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On International Women's Day, we celebrated our leaders who have received notable Women in Insurance Awards in the past five years, including Insurance Business America Elite Women, Insurance Business Canada Magazine Elite Women, and Business Insurance Women to Watch. Congratulations to each of you on your notable achievements! #IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge
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Burns & Wilcox Reviews

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"Smooth Training/Good benefits"

Apr 23, 2021 - Commercial Lines Associate Underwriter
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My experience has been great so far at Burns & Wilcox. Management is understanding and approachable, the teammates are open to help and have a lot of knowledge, onboarding has been easy and training


I wouldn't consider this a con, but I would not suggest that a brand-new licensed insurance employee begin working at Burns. It is high paced work and could be overwhelming if you're not used to it.
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...Family culture that cares about employees; transparent management which keeps field teams in the loop with changes; fun and driven employees who are passionate about their jobs and careers; tenured staff with wealth of experience and industry expertise; respected managers and field staff in the industry....Read More

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Burns & Wilcox Interviews

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  1. Assistant Underwriter Interview

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    Phone screen by HR then an in-person interview with 5-6 people - although, the number of people involved was not disclosed prior to arrival. Felt like being interrogated by the cops instead of an interview. Hands down worst, most bizarre interview experience of my life, I ran out of that building.

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Burns & Wilcox Awards & Accolades

  • Fast 50 Fastest-Growing CompaniesCrain's Detroit Business2014
  • Private 200: Largest Privately Held Companies in Southeast MichiganCrain's Detroit Business2014

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What is health insurance like at Burns & Wilcox?

...Health insurance isn’t the best but not terrible...

August 16, 2021

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