Franklin Street, a commercial real estate and insurance services firm, named Robert Allen president of its insurance division, based in Tampa.
Allen will oversee a national team that provides commercial insurance offerings, including program design, market placement, portfolio administration, lender compliance, risk management and claims advocacy, the firm said.
Allen began his career as an insurance broker in South Florida in 1988, with a company that would eventually become Marsh, one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage and risk management firms. He also spent 25 years with Willis, including years as managing partner of its Tampa office. In 2015, he was named president of Willis Towers Watson’s Atlanta division.
In 2019, Mr. Allen joined USI, where he was a practice leader in the company’s property and casualty division.