Schwarz Insurance

  • 1923 - Incorporated in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. Owner Ray Schwarz.
  • 1955 - Don Schwarz joins the agency with his father Ray.  Don was an active owner and member of the agency until his death in 2007.
  • 1958 - Bob Schwarz joins the agency with his father Ray and brother Don until his retirement in 1993.
  • 1970 - Schwarz Insurance moves its home office to downtown Prairie du Sac, near the beautiful Wisconsin River.
  • 1980 - Brian Schwarz joins the agency. Brian was an active owner and member of the agency until his death in 2016.
  • 1982 - Schwarz purchases the former Osborne-Marquardt Agency in Baraboo.
  • 1986 - Schwarz purchases the former Bettinger-Neider agency in Spring Green, Wis.
  • 1987 - Kathy Schwarz joins the agency.
  • 1989 - Schwarz purchases Daehling Agency in Lodi.
  • 1991 - Tom Schwarz joins the agency.
  • 1994 - Schwarz purchases several M&I Agencies, eventually condensing their four locations into one location in Marshfield.
  • 1998 - Schwarz purchases the former Nelson & Beggs Agency in Richland Center.
  • 2000 - Schwarz purchases the former Thompson-Rhode Agency in Madison.
  • 2010 - Schwarz purchases the Ridgeview Insurance Agency in Marshall, Wis. specializing in Fire Departments, EMS and Public Entities.
  • 2010 - The Madison office moves from Fourier Drive to 6609 University Ave. in Middleton.
  • 2011 - Schwarz purchases the McIlwee-Halverson Agency in Madison. and combines it with the Schwarz Middleton location.
  • 2011 - The Baraboo office moves from Oak Street to 401 Broadway in downtown Baraboo.
  • 2011 - Ground is broken on new corporate headquarters in Prairie du Sac.
  • 2012 - In May of 2012 Schwarz Insurance moves to its new corporate headquarters located at 1420 North Ridge Drive, Prairie du Sac, WI.
  • 2013 - Celebrating 90 years in business
  • 2015 - Schwarz purchases Nikolai Insurance Agency and moves its Marshfield location to the former Nikolai building at 1406 South Central Ave., Marshfield, WI.

Since 1923 Schwarz Insurance has continued to grow from four employees in 1970 to 50 employees in seven locations, we have over 800 years combined experience in the insurance industry.