About us

Barrett & Associates is an independent insurance agency specializing in insurance services for the manufactured housing industry. The company was formed in 1990.

We represent a number of insurance companies that offer a wide range of insurance products. We've become the top agency for many of the companies we represent.

While we are an independent agent, 60% of our operation revenue comes from the specialty manufactured housing industry. With our many years of experience in this industry, we have the experience to offer bonds specific to the manufactured housing industry as well as many other industries that require bonds.

Our core values

Honesty Through Integrity
Our company is governed by a strict ethics code. We maintain our strong value system by keeping and delivering on promises, adhering to the "Golden Rule", and measuring our success by the results we achieve with all of our stakeholders; our team members, customers, vendors and the companies we are fortunate to represent.

Bonds overview
Overcoming all of the skepticism about the usefulness of obtaining a surety bond on the web, we are now in a position to provide bonds for most needs.

All online transactions are totally secure.

Mark Barrett

Our golden rule is to measure our success by the results we achieve.
Mark E. Barrett, President.
Mark currently serves as the president of Barrett and Associates, Barrett Property Management, Cadgewith Farms and Burt Manufactured Housing Community. He has been married for more than 30 years and has been working with his wife and best friend since 1994. His first position was with his family's agency, when he was 12 years old.

Mark is currently an instructor for the State of Michigan Continuing Education Department in the field of prefabricated building installation and service.

Mark has served on the following boards:
  • Mutual Insurance Corporation of America Advisory Board, Chairman
  • Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicle and Campgrounds Board of Directors, President
  • Michigan Manufactured Housing, RV & Campground Association Executive Board of Directors, Treasurer
  • Country Club of Boyne Advisory Board
  • American Modern Insurance Group Advisory Board
  • HARVEST Education Board, President
Mark graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing. He has certificates from Michigan State University, Drake University and Oberlin College, designation of Certified Insurance Counselor, License Insurance Counselor by the State of Michigan and a Surplus Lines License.

Mark enjoys his free time on the golf course.

Tanya Cannon, CISR

Tanya, a licensed property and casualty agent, handles bonds with more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Formal training has led to her designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and she is currently working on obtaining additional designations and continued study through The National Alliance for Insurance Education. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys traveling, cooking, reading and time spent with family and friends.

Jawan Dabish, comptroller

Jawan, a licensed property and casualty agent joined Barrett & Associates in 2014 and brings with her 4 years of insurance and accounting experience. Jawan enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks.

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Bonds overview

Overcoming all the skepticism about the usefulness of obtaining a surety bond on the web, we are now in a position to provide bonds for most needs.

All online transactions are totally secure.

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BA Surety Bonds

We are a division of Barrett & Associates, an independent insurance agency. We have been writing bonds since 1994.

We represent a number of bonding companies that offer a wide range of products that can meet your licensing requirements .

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