Friends in business

People you like; expertise you want.

Friends in business

People you like; expertise you want.

Let’s skip the formalities, ditch the jargon, and give you what you need: quality insurance coverage, transparent advice, and real people you can count on.

Now that we’re on the same page, here’s the story...

Percy Locke founded Locke Insurance Brokers in 1929 and the business is still in the family. You can bet you’ll see our team out and about in town, coaching kids’ sports leagues and volunteering our time.

Our deep roots in the community means we know you well and we only want the best for you, which includes helping you make informed insurance decisions.

As your neighbours, we’re proud of you, this city, and our long-standing reputation as a trusted insurance brokerage.

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Sarah was great, responsive, and dealt with the complexities of my situation professionally and promptly. She found me affordable rates, and is easy to talk to and work with. I am a happy new customer of Locke Insurance Brokers!
Timothy Hedden, Personal and Commercial client

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David Locke

David Locke

Partner

David joined his father, John Locke, and partner, Don Mortin, in 1987, becoming the third generation to run the brokerage. His innovation and drive lead to one of the first group insurance plans in Ontario. A veteran in the industry, David is a wealth of knowledge in property casualty insurance: personal lines, commercial, and agricultural are his specialty. In his spare time David looks forward to family gatherings, time on his boat, and working on the farm

Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes

Partner

Tom joined Locke Insurance Brokers in 1999 after graduating from Laurentian University with a BSC honours in earth science and working as a geologist. As a natural problem solver, he remains the go-to guy for the trickiest situations. When he’s not helping clients or developing new office procedures, Tom is with his family, doing home renovations, camping, or walking his dog.

Sarah Groeneweg (Locke)

Sarah Groeneweg (Locke)

General Manager

Sarah is a fourth generation Locke and the first female in the family to work at the brokerage. She joined in 2014 after successfully completing her Register Insurance Brokers of Ontario license then earned her Canadian Accredited Insurance Brokers designation in 2019 while juggling client work and family life. Sarah is the mother of two boys and loves raising them in her hometown. When she’s not in the office, Sarah’s either with her family or indulging in her hobbies: hiking, reading, and DIY projects, like refinishing furniture.

Dorothy Carder

Dorothy Carder

Broker

As an experienced broker, Dorothy has been in the industry since 1974 and joined Locke Insurance Brokers in 2001. She shares her valuable knowledge with long-time clients and appreciative coworkers, both of whom she assists on a daily basis. When she’s not in the office, Dorothy enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her husband and son.

Jenn Groen

Jenn Groen

Broker

Jenn joined Locke Insurance Brokers as an administrator, and grew into a servicing role after successfully completing her Register Insurance Brokers of Ontario license in 2015. She truly learned the business from the ground up and continues to be an essential member of the team. Now, she holds a leadership role within the local insurance brokers association, further showcasing Locke’s approach to community involvement. In her spare time, Jenn plays soccer and spends time with her children.

Rachel De Boer

Rachel De Boer

Technical Service Assistant

Rachel is the first person you’ll meet at Locke Insurance Brokers smiling at our front desk! As the Technical Service Assistant, she’s responsible for many aspects of daily operations. Her pleasant and hard working personality probably comes from her past career as a hair stylistshe still loves and keeps up with all things beauty.

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