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Bolton & Company earns Insurance Journal's "Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies" distinction

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately owned insurance brokers, has been named among the nation's top independent property and casualty firms by Insurance Journal...

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Continued growth elevates Bolton & Company's standing among nation's largest brokers

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately-owned insurance brokers, has once again raised its standing on the Business Insurance list of the 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business...

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Bolton Foundation 'Throw Down' raises over $91k for local nonprofits

PASADENA, California - The Bolton Foundation, philanthropic arm of California-based insurance broker Bolton & Company, recently raised more than $91,000 for local nonprofit organizations during its signature "Throw Down" cornhole tournament at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

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Pasadena Chamber of Commerce names Bolton & Company Corporate Citizen of the Year

Pasadena,California - The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce has named Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately-owned insurance brokers, Corporate Citizen of the Year in recognition of its exemplary service to the community...

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Industry News

Final Regulations on Excepted Benefits and Short-Term Policies - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 12/02/16: The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury have issued final regulations on excepted benefits, lifetime and annual limits and short-term limited-duration health insurance. For the most part, the regulations follow proposed regulations issued earlier this year.

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State and Local Law Update - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 12/01/16: One of the most difficult things for human resource and absence management professionals to do is to keep up with changing state and local laws. Below is a brief summary of some new laws of interest: Arizona: Arizona voters passed a paid sick leave law. The law provides up to 40 hours of paid sick time per year to employees of....

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Phishing Email Alert Issued by Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights - Blog post by Gerti Garner 11/29/16: The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced yesterday that a phishing email is being circulated on mock HHS Departmental letterhead under the signature of OCR's Director, Jocelyn Samuels. This email appears to be an official government communication, and targets employees of HIPAA covered entities and their business associates. The email prompts recipients to...

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Federal Judge Issues Injunction Delaying Overtime Rules - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Compliance Officer 11/29/16: IRA Federal district court judge in Texas has granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing its regulations on exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
BAN Webinar: Year in Review & Future Forecast December 14, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. This webinar is HRCI accredited through BAN. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Beyond the Bar, Top Tips for Ensuring Cyber Compliance for Law Firms January 18, 2017 — SAVE THE DATE! Beyond the Bar Educational Series for Law Firms: Top Tips for Ensuring Cyber Compliance, Mitigating Risk of Breach & Post Breach Obligations. Location: Intercontinental Los Angeles/Century City.

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Who We Are


Bolton & Company is one of the nation's largest employee-owned insurance brokers, providing clients worldwide with insurance and risk management services, employee benefits and financial products.

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Bolton Facts


  • Headquartered in Pasadena, CA
  • Established in 1931
  • Privately held, ESOP-Owned
  • Licensed in all states
  • 1,300+ clients
  • Insurance Journal - Top 100 Independent
    Brokers
  • Business Insurance - Top 100 Brokers
  • Best Practices Agency by the Independent
    Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA)

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