Why Perrymans

Why Perrymans?

Since our formation in 1972, Perrymans has continually developed and delivered a range of innovative, cost-effective risk insurance solutions to ensure the protection and security of our clients.

Founded on a philosophy of delivering an uncompromising approach to advice, protection, service and successful claim outcomes, Perrymans is now considered a trusted general insurance broker, advisor, and important partner to our clients.

Concentrating in the professional, business and corporate sectors, we develop close working relationships with our clients, taking the time to assess and understand their risks and needs, develop cover specification to provide the necessary protection and then market through our extensive range of underwriters and underwriting facilities both here and overseas.  Our service and clients extend across Australia, with a number of major clients based nationally, who utilise Perrymans for their industry and corporate expertise, while also referring Perrymans to other professionals and business owners.

At Perrymans, we believe it is our combination of industry knowledge, processes, expert advice and dedication to achieving results for our clients that sets us apart from our competitors.

Perrymans are Licensed Financial Services Providers (AFS Licence No 240525), a Member of the National Insurance Brokers Association Ltd, and a founding member of the Insurance Brokers Network of Australia Pty Ltd.

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Our People

Managing Director – Granton (Grant) M Perryman


  • Responsible Officer
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking)
  • Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (NIBA)
  • Senior Associate ANZIIF
  • Certified Insurance Professional (ANZIIF)

Experience Summary

Grant has more 30 years’ experience in both underwriting and broking.

He started his career working for a large national insurance agency, before moving into underwriting and then joined Perryman O’Grady Philpott Pty Ltd (Perrymans) in 1987, undertaking both general insurance broking and life and financial planning activities. In 1991 he was appointed Managing Director, concentrating his efforts solely in the general insurance broking sector.

Under Grant’s stewardship the business had grown considerably, largely due to his “hands-on” approach, which is much favoured and respected by our clients.

He has developed a number of insurance facilities for various industry sectors, and worked on and developed risk protection solutions for a range of industry sectors across the Construction and Allied Professions, Project Management, Corporate Advisory & Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality, Property and Motor, with a particular interest in complex programs and Professional and Financial Risks.

Our Team

At Perrymans, our staff has extensive experience within the insurance industry working on complex insurance issues and claims, spanning local, national and overseas markets.

We maintain a philosophy that you will work with your principal contact at Perrymans and his or her team in all instances. You are not passed to others for different requirements, but have one central point of contact that understands you and your business, thereby retaining valuable client knowledge.

Each staff member brings a unique perspective, strong technical knowledge and a high level of energy to the team, which when combined delivers excellent results for you.