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Flexible Insurance & Benefits from a Team You Can Trust

At JLA, we manage risk and deliver solutions.

Insurance Agency in Troy, Michigan

Products & Services - Simplified

City from Below

Commercial Insurance

Car inside a Garage

Personal Insurance


Employee Benefits

Human Resource Services

Our Team

Johnston Lewis Associates (JLA Insurance Group)

is Troy, Michigan's premier Independent Insurance, Employee Benefits, & HR Services Agency serving businesses and individuals locally and

across the country.

We take great pleasure in providing personalized solutions to serve as advocates from start to finish. With our experienced and knowledgeable team, strong relationships with carrier partners, and simplified process, our mission to produce results that make you feel confident will protect you from unforeseeable risks, improve your bottom-line and finally, add value to your organization.


We encourage you to provide us with an opportunity to earn your business and find out why thousands of clients have turned to us for help and assurance since we first started operating in 1949.

Meet Our Advisors


Principal/Managing Director

Jay Sawmiller, CIC, LIC

Why Work With Us?


We understand that people seek for a team that they can trust will provide prompt and effective service.  Additionally, a partner that understands their company's business, inside and out. For these reasons, we continue to educate ourselves to better serve our current and future clients. We take great pride in our work, which typically begins with an in-person discovery meeting and in-depth company evaluation

at every renewal. 


Over many decades, we have found that people prefer a simple process, especially because insurance and benefits can get complex. Complexity can create confusion, so we developed a comprehensible process that is easy to understand and follow along. We begin by gathering all necessary information up front, then we get to work by presenting your company to our 50+ insurance carrier markets.


In the end, our mission is to provide you with results that make you feel confident will protect you from unforeseeable risks, improve your bottom-line and finally, add value to your organization.

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