Serving the Insurance Needs of North Texas (and the World) for Over 75 Years

RHSB (Roach Howard Smith & Barton) is the result of a merger of two agencies finding great commonality in service philosophies, and complementary strengths in product offerings and industry knowledge. Our firm’s rich experience and client-centric focus have catapulted us to become a leading independent insurance brokerage firm in the country, as well as the North Texas area’s only Assurex Global partner.

A Tale of Two Client-Centric Agencies.

In Dallas, our founder Richard Roach sold his first insurance policy in 1955. Soon after Mr. Roach founded his firm, he was joined by Leroy Howard, Max Smith, and Archie Hunter. In 1972, the firm name became Roach Howard Smith & Hunter, Inc.

In Fort Worth, L.T. Barton Insurance was founded in 1945 and became one of the most respected agencies in its region. Just like Mr. Roach, Mr. Barton’s success was based on personalized service and professional expertise that continuously exceeded client expectations.

The two firms merged in 1998 and incorporated under the name Roach Howard Smith & Barton, Inc. in 2006.

Continuing the Client-Centric Tradition.

RHSB has kept its roots in Dallas and Fort Worth, maintains offices in both, and serves the entire North Texas area, nationally, and globally offering a comprehensive range of commercial and personal insurance and risk management services.

RHSB remains relentlessly focused on our founders’ client-centric philosophy, and has enjoyed success because of it. We continue the culture they fostered of giving back to our community where work and live. Whether protecting your business, your family, or your assets,  RHSB always has, and always will, put your needs first.

RHSB At-A-Glance:

Independently Owned. Worldwide Capabilities. Over 75 Years of Experience.

  • Independently owned and managed
  • Full-service offices in Dallas and Fort Worth
  • Full range of services and coverages for both businesses and individuals
  • Serving local, national, and global companies in virtually every business sector
  • Worldwide capabilities in 130 countries on six continents
  • An Assurex Global partner, offering extensive access to insurance carriers and underwriters in key world markets
  • A TechAssure partner, providing deep expertise and specialty programs for the technology industry