History

Johnson & Johnson is a family owned and operated business, founded in 1930 and built on long-standing relationships with agents and companies. Mergers and acquisitions are also an integral part of our continued growth strategy. As a technology and service driven organization, we are committed to your success.

 

We have the experience of the past with a vision for the future.

Cool Timeline

1930
1930

Johnson & Johnson Founded

Johnson & Johnson is founded by Harry L. Johnson and Lewis Johnson. First office located on Broad Street in Charleston, SC. This begins what will become a multi-generational family business.

1934
1934

Johnson & Johnson Incorporated

Johnson & Johnson Incorporated
1950
1950

Contract Signed

Contract Signed

Contract signed with General Accident Insurance Company

1954
1954

Harry L. Johnson Jr. Joins

Harry L. Johnson Jr. joins the company as a second-generation family member

1957
1957

Robert C. Johnson Joins

Robert C. Johnson joins the company as a second-generation family member

1970
1970

Excess and Surplus Lines Division Created

Excess and Surplus Lines Division Created

Excess and Surplus Lines Division is created; first two contracts were American Modern Insurance Group and Lloyd’s Hiscox syndicate

1978
1978

Robert C. Johnson Jr. Joins

Robert C. Johnson Jr. Joins

Robert C. Johnson Jr. joins the company as a third-generation family member

1986
1986

Francis G. Johnson Joins

Francis G. Johnson joins the company as a third-generation family member

1992
1992

Harry L. Johnson II Joins

Harry L. Johnson II joins the company as a third-generation family member

1993
1993

Robert C. Johnson and Harry L. Johnson Jr.

Robert C. Johnson and Harry L. Johnson Jr.

Robert C. Johnson and Harry L. Johnson Jr. assume ownership. Office relocates to Harry L. Johnson Building on Morrison Drive in Charleston

2000
2000

Assume Ownership

Robert C. Johnson Jr., Francis G. Johnson and Harry L. Johnson II assume ownership

2006
2006

First Acquisition

First Acquisition: Alexander & Associates – Lilburn, GA

2008
2008

Office Relocates

Office Relocates

Office relocates to Mount Pleasant, SC

2009
2009

Sunbelt General Agency, Inc.

Sunbelt General Agency, Inc.

Acquisition: Sunbelt General Agency – Montgomery, AL

2009

Francis G. Johnson and Harry L. Johnson II

Francis G. Johnson and Harry L. Johnson II become CEO and COO after the passing of their brother Robert C. Johnson Jr.

2011
2011

FINCO Premium Finance Company, Inc.

FINCO Premium Finance Company, Inc.

Acquisition: FINCO Premium Finance Company, Inc. – Greensboro, NC

2012
2012

Francis G Johnson Jr. Joins

Francis G Johnson Jr. Joins

Francis G Johnson Jr. joins the company as a fourth-generation family member

2012

B. Jones and Associates, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson acquires B Jones Associates Inc

Acquisition: B. Jones and Associates, Inc. – Norcross, GA and Melbourne, FL

2014
2014

H.T Bailey Insurance Agency , Inc.

South Carolinas Johnson & Johnson Buys H.T. Bailey of Massachusetts

Acquisition: H.T. Bailey Insurance Agency, Inc. – Quincy, MA and Burlington, MA

2014

Stateside Underwriting Agency, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Acquires Stateside Underwriting Agency Inc

Acquisition: Stateside Underwriting Agency, Inc. – Crystal Lake, IL and Chagrin Falls, OH

2015
2015

John Handel & Associates

Johnson & Johnson acquisition John Handle and Associates Press Release

Acquisition: John Handel & Associates, Inc. – St. Petersburg, FL

2015

Robert C. Johnson III Joins

Robert C. Johnson III Joins

Robert C. Johnson III joins the company as a fourth-generation family member

2018
2018

AmFed Insurance Services, LLC

Acquisition: AmFed Insurance Services, LLC. – Ridgeland, MS

2019
2019

Trans World Facilities, Inc.

Acquisition: Trans World Facilities, Inc. – Forest Hills, NY

2019

Strickland General Agency of LA, Inc.

Strickland General Agency of LA, Inc.

Acquisition: Strickland General Agency of LA, Inc. – Harahan, LA

2020
2020

National Program Management

National Program Management

Acquisition: National Program Management – Alpharetta, GA

2023
2023

Achieve Milestone

Achieve milestone of $1 Billion in Written Premium

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