Buckner is a third-generation, family-owned business led by President and CEO Terry H. Buckner. Terry’s grandfather, Elmer Ray founded the firm in 1936 during the Great Depression. The company was built on putting customer service ahead of profits and the tradition of placing the customer at the heart of every decision continues today. Customer service is just one reason Buckner has a client retention rate of 92%. Building a team of knowledgeable and experienced professionals has enabled Buckner to pursue a lofty mission: to provide the best customer experience by delivering outstanding service, exceptional value, and continual innovation.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Buckner has seven offices in three states: Utah, Idaho, and Colorado. Growing from their founding team of three employees to the 200 employed today, the agency is one of the largest and fastest-growing in the western region. The full-service brokerage provides insurance, employee benefits, bonds and risk management. Buckner is a Top 100 Independent P&C Agency and has been listed as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. In 2020, Buckner was named the best agency to work for by Insurance Journal.