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Patrick Calabrese opens a Brightway Insurance Agency in West Palm Beach

Sep 10, 2020

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WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. — Brightway Insurance remains committed to customers and to people who want to build their own business with the holistic support Brightway offers even during these uncertain times. More residents in West Palm Beach and surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes, vehicles and much more as Patrick Calabrese will open Brightway, The Calabrese Agency in West Palm Beach, Monday, Sept. 14. While Calabrese is currently working from home, he will open an office location in the coming months, which will be announced once operational.

“I was born and raised in South Florida and look forward to opening my own business while helping my community and doing what I love,” said Calabrese. “Receiving expert counsel to make sure you have the right coverage to protect your home, vehicles and much more is extremely important, especially here in South Florida, and I am excited to partner with Brightway to offer more choice in insurance brands than other agents.”

A 2012 graduate of Seminole Ridge Community High School in nearby Loxahatchee, Calabrese has lived in Palm Beach County for more than two decades. He comes to Brightway from State Farm, where he worked for the past three years as an Agent. Calabrese loves sports and being outdoors. He volunteers as a Little League Baseball Coach, assisting his former coach. As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to helping his friends, family and community protect their financial futures.

“Patrick has a solid understanding of the industry and his community, and we look forward to seeing him grow his business quickly with the holistic support we provide to Agency Owners,” said Brightway President and CEO Michael Miller. “We have hundreds of insurance professionals standing at the ready to assist him with his business and to provide top notch service to his customers.”

Brightway, The Calabrese Agency offers customized Home, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Flood, Auto, RV, Motorcycle, Boat, Life and Umbrella insurance policies from numerous insurance brands including Bankers, Edison, Foremost, Hagerty, Johnson and Johnson, Nationwide, Progressive, Safeco, Tapco and many more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT).

Brightway’s corporate office staff provides expertise and support in areas including Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Distribution, Business Analytics, Carrier Appointments, Licensing, Onboarding, Training, Hiring and Retaining personnel. The company’s signature after-the-sale service empowers Agency Owners, like Calabrese, to focus on new business sales and provides customers the personalized service they deserve.

About Brightway Insurance Brightway Insurance is a national property/casualty insurance distribution company with more than $705 million in annualized written premium, making it one of the largest Personal Lines agencies in the U.S.

Brightway’s focus is on producing Win, Win, Win outcomes for consumers by offering customized insurance solutions and for people wishing to sell insurance by providing business opportunities that span from single Agent to multi-unit enterprises. Regardless of the path taken, Brightway provides the support necessary to consistently outsell other insurance agents.

Brightway got its start in 2008 and has since grown to more than 900 people in 236 offices across 22 states serving customers in all 50 states.

For more information about Brightway, The Calabrese Agency, visit or call 561-603-3713. Learn more about franchise opportunities with Brightway at our franchise page.