Hays Companies

Servicing Individuals and Businesses

Location Overview

Hays Companies is one of the nation's leading property casualty, employee benefits and private client consultants. We have more than 700 teammates in 30 offices nationwide and have global representation in 500 cities around the world. Jim Hays and partners founded Hays in 1994 on a customer-centric principle that blends creative ideas and quality customer service. To this day, that entrepreneurial spirit remains fundamental to the Hays culture, guiding and empowering innovative thinkers always working in our clients' best interest. By rethinking the way companies manage risk, our experts create industry-leading solutions while simultaneously maintaining relationships that extend beyond that of a traditional broker. Hays' industry expertise combined with cutting-edge data analytics drives successful outcomes and cost-savings for our clients. Our Property Casualty teams specialize in the broad sectors of Middle Market and Risk Management, with targeted expertise in Risk Control, Claim Advocacy, Workers' Compensation, Executive Risk, Cyber Risk, International, Data Analytics, Risk Consulting and Surety. Our Employee Benefits team specializes in data analytics, financial reporting, self-funded and fully insured strategies, plan design evaluation, administration and management, actuarial and underwriting, employee communications, compliance, wellness, international, benefits technology consulting, pharmacy, and ongoing strategic consulting. Our Private Client Group specializes in the high-net worth sector including family offices. They insure high-value properties, specialty vehicles, yachts and coverage for domestic employees. They provide Valuable Articles protection on collectibles such as wine, jewelry, furs, fine art and specialized coverage in aviation, equine, farm, ranch, flood, earthquake, identity theft, special events, and travel insurance. Hays has specialized expertise across multiple industries, including: Agriculture & Food, Aviation, Construction, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare & Medical Products, Hospitality & Leisure, Manufacturing, Marine & Energy, Non-Profits, Power & Utility, Professional Services, Real Estate, Retail, Technology and Transportation.

Service Area


Products & Services


  • Workers' Compensation
  • Flood
  • Claims Services
  • Property & Casualty (P&C)
  • General Liability
  • Umbrella
  • Employee Benefits
  • Surety Bonds
  • Executive Lines
  • Cyber Liability


  • Travel Coverage
  • Aircraft
  • Umbrella
  • Auto
  • Valuables
  • Motorcycle
  • Docks
  • Equine
  • Fine Art
  • Flood
  • Private Client
  • Homeowner's
  • Kidnap & Ransom
  • Marine