About Us

Heffernan Insurance Brokers was formed in 1988 and today is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. Heffernan is 100% employee-owned.

We provide comprehensive insurance, employee benefits and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals in all 50 states. Heffernan was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine and was named a “Healthiest Employers” honoree by the San Francisco Business Times & the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal in 2012 . We have also been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 and Heffernan donated over 16% of profits to charity in 2012.

Heffernan’s headquarters is in Walnut Creek, California. Additional offices are in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles, and Orange County, California; Portland, Oregon, St. Louis, Missouri and New York, New York.

Watch our ‘We are Heffernan Insurance Brokers’ corporate video to see what makes us stand out from the rest. Because we’re different, too!