Great news! We have changed our franchising contract – for the franchise fee of $60,000, new franchisees now have the option to open two locations. Read more.  

Brightway is the only leading independent agency franchise system designed to help you reach your potential.

As a result, today we are the seventh largest privately held Personal Lines agency in the country.

Recognized by Forbes as the #1 Franchise to buy in the U.S.

Brightway was also the only insurance-related business of any type on the Forbes list this year.

We've grown to over $500 million in annual written premium

That makes us the seventh largest privately held Personal Lines agency in the country.

We are a true business partner.

Only Brightway gives you comprehensive support you can leverage to grow as fast as possible.


As a new Agency Owner, we work with you on financial modeling, building pro formas, and helping to understand payback on a variety of investments in your new business. We also provide specialized training that sets you up for success when your agency opens


We provide you complete support to drive business to your door and we empower you to undertake your own campaigns using professionally designed and produced materials available only on our proprietary Marketing Resource Center

Sales support

As you build your business, our industry-veteran Distribution Consultants help you with growth strategies that help you build—and achieve—your annual financial plans

Business Analytics

Provides robust management reporting to you so you have full visibility into how your agency is performing on its own and relative to your peers

Our reputation says it all.

Jim Pihl Brightway, Mandarin and Brightway, Julington Creek

Be your own boss and start building your own wealth.

Brightway agents consistently outsell their independent counterparts. When you open your agency, you can too.

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