DeForest Group

An insurance software partner is more than a vendor. We are committed to helping DeForest Group members have the right technology to grow your agency.

Network partnership

About DeForest Group

DeForest Group is an established insurance aggregator for independent insurance agencies. Our business model allows agents to consistently provide customers with the best markets, products and pricing while maintaining a profitable independent agency because of, and supported by, our long successful relationship with many large carriers.

“The DeForest Group’s Partnership with Vertafore’s PL Rater, allows our independent partner agents to have access to all our personal lines markets allowing for fast quotes, policy issuance and overall ease of doing business.”

Liz Benjamin, Operations Manager

On-demand webinar

PL Rating Overview

Using PL Rating, our comparative personal lines rater, can help close business faster and give your agency a competitive advantage. Discover the full range of PL Rating and see how much more you can unlock for your agency and your clients.

The Orange Partner Program


See how the Orange Partner Program brings together complimentary solutions that enable DeForest agencies to do more with their technology! 


A solid foundation for independent agencies 

The insurance landscape is changing. Independent agencies that want to remain truly independent need the scale, support, and access to broader markets and increased contingency in order to remain competitive. It helps to have a technology partner that understands what you are going through. As an experienced agent, you'll know that an agency management system is a foundation for your business and want one that helps you scale and grow your business. We have resources to help you make these decisions and an active community of users that can support your DeForest Group agency. 

We've helped many agencies scale with solutions that address their specific requirements, and we welcome a chance to discuss your needs and share what others have done. Contact your dedicated Vertafore DeForest Group account team and we'll discuss how our solutions enable you to grow your business. 

PL Rating Card

PL Rating: is a real-time, comparative rater that enables agents to close business quicker and grow their personal line business through cross-selling opportunities, multi-carrier quoting, consumer rate quoting, and easily quoting multiple personal lines. 

  • Time-saving: 50% less time spent on quotes 
  • Efficiency: reduce quoting from 10 minutes per carrier to 15 minutes for 10 carriers 
  • Demand generation: agents say almost 50% of their leads come from CRQ 



Products DeForest agencies can use

Close more business with the leading real-time personal lines comparative rater.


How the Best Agencies Stand Out

Ebook: This Ebook discusses three areas you can hone in on to prepare for success.  

Setting a Foundation for Success

Three ways to prepare for the future.

A Buyer’s Guide to Insurance Knowledge Base Solutions

Ebook: With the right tools in place you can remain profitable and stand out from the crowd.