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BKS Partners, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Tampa, FL, announced today the appointment of Jennifer Berry to Partner.
Berry joined BKS in 2006 as a founding colleague. She expertly works with successful individuals and families to design solutions for their complex Private Risk Management needs. Her specialization in the luxury yacht market and deep relationships set her apart in the industry.
In making the announcement Lowry Baldwin, Founding Partner, praised Berry’s personal and professional attributes. “Jenn’s decision to join our nascent entrepreneurial dream as a founding colleague and an early pioneer of our Private Risk and Marine forays allowed us to forge a powerful presence in serving the complex insurance and risk management needs of affluent households. Her vivacious personality, interpersonal acumen, articulate delivery, subject matter mastery, and overall professional competency exemplify the attributes that serve to differentiate Jenn and our brand in the world of personal insurance. I am exceedingly happy to welcome Jenn as a Partner and fellow entrepreneur.”
Berry’s success has been noticed by the industry. She was named an Insurance Business America 2020 Top Producer and contributed to BKS Partners winning the Private Asset Management (PAM) award for Best High Net Worth Insurance Broker in the nation in 2019 and 2020.
“I’m honored to be part of this passionate and successful team, who always strive to refine and improve the client experience” shares Berry. “I’m incredibly fortunate to serve so many amazing clients, and I am excited about our growth in the years to come.”
Berry is also a multi-year winner of the True North award for outstanding contributions to the firm's growth. She has a bachelor's degree in Risk Management and Insurance from Florida State University and maintains a Surplus Lines Agent license since 2006.
"As a founding colleague, Jennifer has played an integral role in the growth of the firm’s Private Risk Management value proposition. Her expertise and relationships are second to none. " says Kelly Nash, BKS Partners' Regional President. "We are honored to welcome her into the firm’s elite group of Partners!"
When not serving her clients, Berry exudes passion for serving the Tampa Bay community. She volunteers with Meals on Wheels and serves as a committee member of The Spring of Tampa Bay. She enjoys outdoor activities, including boating and running, and spending time with her husband and two children.