Senior Vice President - Retail & Retail Senior Leader
Committed to building trusted relationships, demonstrating integrity through exceptional service and meeting or exceeding expectations at every turn, Mike Keeby has established himself as a widely respected member of the South Florida business community and the broader insurance industry. A dynamic, driven and fast-paced leader, his teams and offices continually achieve recognition for growth and profitability as well as superb customer service. Appointed as a senior leader within Brown & Brown’s Retail segment in 2016, Mike now oversees Florida, the Carolinas and Virginia, and continues to focus on driving top-line organic growth and attracting and retaining high-performing teammates.
Mike started his insurance career in personal lines in Denver, Colorado, with Allstate Insurance Company. He went on to run Metropolitan Property and Casualty in St. Louis, Missouri, before jumping into the independent insurance business in Miami, Florida. Mike helped grow his firm into one of South Florida’s largest independent offices with more than $18 million in revenue and more than 100 teammates. In 2008, that firm was purchased by Brown & Brown, at which time Mike took over responsibilities for the Palm Beaches and eventually, Fort Lauderdale.
He is an avid golfer and enjoys fishing. Mike is married to Wendy and has two children. His daughter is a property broker within Peachtree Special Risk, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, and his son is an Atlanta-based realtor.
Mike graduated with a marketing degree from Florida International University and holds numerous licenses as well as a CIC designation. He has served on several non-profit boards in South Florida and is a past president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Dade County.