About Us

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Doing the Right Thing Since 1964


Arlington/Roe is a managing general agency and wholesale insurance brokerage firm with specialty practices organized into 10 key areas listed below. In addition to providing expertise in these practice areas, our underwriters and brokers coordinate among specialty teams to meet the needs of multi-faceted risk opportunities, piecing each risk puzzle together for our appointed agencies. 

Our lines of business range from motorcycles to complex environmental risks and everything in between. We are proud of the expertise of our 180 staff members and the breadth of our E&S and standard insurance company markets. When agency partners consistently trust in multiple specialty practice teams, our advantage becomes their success.


With a family history of valuing and trusting business relationships, Arlington/Roe continues to uphold the Golden Rule as our guiding principle. Our success is measured by the success of our employees, our agencies and our company partners. It is with honesty, integrity, respect and trust that we strive to be the premier managing general agency and wholesale insurance brokerage firm for those we serve.

Arlington/Roe is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has underwriting/brokerage offices in Louisville, Kentucky; Geneva, Illinois; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Columbus, Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee and Minneapolis, Minnesota, with developing focus on Missouri and Wisconsin. James A. Roe, CPCU, president and owner, along with his children, Andy, Patrick, and Katie, lead the firm founded in 1964 by Jim’s father, Francis Roe.

Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Wisconsin are our key states. Our goal is to provide one-stop solutions for our independent agency partners’ local and nationwide insurance coverage needs. It should be noted that our aviation specialty practice is available to agents nationwide.