April 29, 2008 – San Leandro, CA – Insurance Brokerage firm McDermott-Costa Co., Inc. is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. McDermott-Costa is recognized as one of the leading insurance brokerage firms in Northern CA specializing in Property & Casualty Insurance and Employee Benefits. The employee-owned firm was established in 1938 and is very proud of its roots and its commitment to providing the highest quality insurance products and services that meet the individual needs of its clients.
“McDermott-Costa has a 70-year history rich with character, culture, and sustained growth,” says John Johnson, President/CEO, “we are proud to run one of the largest firms in the East Bay that truly understands the unique needs of our clients and partners.” Johnson continues, “our 70-year history represents a sustainable business model that sets a standard other organizations follow to make a positive impact in our industry and community.”
McDermott-Costa has also recently celebrated the Best Practices Award given to only 195 firms nationwide. The firm continues to support the local San Leandro Chamber of Commerce and has been a member for more than 65 years. McDermott-Costa offers a wide variety of products and services, specializing in Workers’ Compensation, Group Health and Benefits and Personal lines. They also provide their clients employee handbook reviews, labor law consultation, experience modification reviews and HR consulting.
“It’s quite a feat to be privately owned and operated since 1938 and continue with the longevity and reputation that has made us a unique organization,” says Mike McDermott, Vice President of Commercial Lines and third generation McDermott. “The foundation of the firm was built on integrity and professionalism.” McDermott adds, “we will continue to focus on those core values and understand the importance of protecting a business and the employees who contribute to its success.”
McDermott-Costa will celebrate its 70th anniversary with an open house later this year. Employees, clients, carrier representatives, and community leaders will be part of this milestone event.
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