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Start a Brightway Independent Insurance Agency Franchise

Explore our recession-resistant franchising options that also offer the unique benefit of a recurring income stream.

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Join the most awarded insurance franchise

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Excellence in Customer Service Award 2021
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Hot 100 Insurance Business 2022
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Brightway by the numbers

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$ 1 Billion+

Annualized Written Premium


Policies Sold


Offices Across the Country

Six Reasons to Start

A Brightway Independent Insurance Agency is the better way. Here’s why.

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More choice

Brightway has partnerships with many national, regional and local insurance companies and will handle relations and appointments for you, so you can offer your clients customized insurance solutions.

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Create a lasting legacy

Brightway offers one of the most franchise-friendly contracts with many options for you and your family when you’re ready to retire.

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No sales quotas

Stressed about meeting sales quotas? Brightway takes away that stress, empowering you to sell the policies your market is seeking.

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Centralized servicing and back-office support

No need to worry about time-consuming customer service, accounting, marketing, public relations and so much more. Brightway provides you with all the business support you need to build a successful business.

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Low-cost entry in a high-ROI, recession-resistant business

Brightway offers two different franchising options, starting with an initial investment as low as $27,000 with in-house financing options now available.

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Technology solutions

Brightway continues to evolve its technology platforms, making it easier for you to run an efficient business.

Be a part of a multi-billion dollar industry and growing company.

What our agency owners have to say.

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Dimitri Apostle

The Dimitri J. Apostle Agency Waxhaw, NC

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Derrick Vance

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Ana Villafana

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Matt Grundwerg

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Tim Walters

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Michelle Jeralds

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Michele Robicheaux

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Jim Pihl

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Amy Briley

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Learn more about our history and culture, products you'll sell, the companies we work with, our models and more by filling out this form. Please note: P&C insurance experience is strongly preferred in most markets at this time.

This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. Offers are made by Franchise Disclosure Document only. Certain states regulate the offer and sale of franchises. If you are a resident of or want to locate a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state.