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Robert Allan has been named president of Franklin Street’s insurance services division.

Franklin Street Selects Robert Allan as President of Insurance Division

Tampa, FL-based Franklin Street has welcomed Robert Allen as president of its insurance services division. Allen will focus on leveraging Franklin Street’s collaborative platform to provide integrated insurance solutions for commercial real estate owners, developers and managers.

In his day-to-day responsibility, Allen will oversee a national team that provides commercial insurance service offerings including program design, market placement, portfolio administration, lender compliance, risk management and claims advocacy.

Allen began his career as an insurance broker in South Florida in 1988, with a company that would eventually become Marsh. Later, he spent 25 years with Willis, where he held a number of leadership roles throughout the Southeast and was named president & CEO of Willis Towers Watson’s Atlanta division. In 2019, Allen joined USI, where he served as a practice leader in the company’s property and casualty division.


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