JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Buying a house is the biggest purchase most consumers make, so making sure you get expert counsel from the best professionals in the home buying industry is incredibly important to your financial future. Five Star Professional is an independent organization that recognizes top home professionals. Seven Agents from Brightway Insurance recently made the 2018 Five Star Real Estate Agents list.

“Brightway Insurance started right here in Jacksonville, Fla., and by offering consumers more choice and expert counsel, we’ve been able to provide a superior service to homebuyers. Helping consumers get the best coverage for their biggest financial investment is paramount, and we’re ecstatic to be recognized among the top professionals in our field,” said five-time honoree, Steve Canty, who owns Brightway, The Canty Agency in Jacksonville, Fla.

The list below provides a complete list of Brightway Agents in Northeast Florida who made the Five Star List this year.

Steve Canty, Agency Owner
Erika Broom, Lead Agent
Brightway, The Canty Agency
Jacksonville, Fla.
Years Won: 5 and 4, respectively

Daniel Miller, Agency Owner
Brightway, Riverside
Jacksonville, Fla.
Years Won: 5

Jaime Bavier, Managing Partner
Brightway, St. Johns
St. Johns, Fla.
Years Won: 5

Timothy Yarbrough, Insurance Agent
Brightway, The Fernandina Beach Agency
Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Years Won: 4

Jeff Stoneking, Agency Owner
Brightway, The Stoneking Agency
Jacksonville, Fla.
Years Won: 2

Jodi Rankin, Agency Owner
Brightway, Regency
Jacksonville, Fla.
Years Won: 1

A national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent agencies, Brightway was founded 10 years ago in Jacksonville, Fla. The company’s headquarters remain in Jacksonville, where more than 240 insurance professionals work to assist and support franchisees and customers. The company continues to exceed consumers’ expectations by providing more choice in insurance brands, expert counsel and world-class customer service.

Five Star Professional identifies candidates through consumer evaluations and a review of production measures.  See research details.

About Brightway Insurance
Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised independent stores throughout the country. With more than $546 million in annualized written premium, the company is one of the largest personal lines agencies in the United States.

Brightway began franchising operations in 2008 and has since grown to more than 800 people in 21 states serving customers in all 50 states. Forbes has recognized the company as America’s No. 1 Franchise to Buy. Additionally, the company was named a top franchise three years in a row by Entrepreneur magazine and one of the fastest-growing private companies in America nine consecutive years by Inc. 5000. People wishing to learn more about franchise ownership with Brightway may visit BrightwayDifference.com and find us on LinkedIn. Consumers seeking a better insurance buying experience may visit Brightway.com and find us on Facebook.

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