Employee Benefits

Alera Group Expands into 16th State

January 16, 2018

Offers Marina Insurance Program With Newest Acquisition

DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired the agency named FIRM, Inc, located in Mahwah, New Jersey. This acquisition expands the national presence of Alera Group, continuing to increase their risk management experts from coast to coast. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

FIRM, Inc, is a premier insurance agency, providing clients with expert, tailored property and casualty insurance. FIRM, Inc. specializes in unique, comprehensive insurance protection for marinas and boatyards through their exclusive Marina Insurance Program, as well as commercial insurance for all lines of business.

“We seek to provide each client with the best insurance value and service available, while maintaining industry-leading levels of ethical standards and credibility,” said Stephen Bommer, President of FIRM, Inc. “We are excited to leverage the extensive knowledge and national resources of Alera Group in each of these areas.”

“We are excited to welcome FIRM, Inc. into Alera Group. Their property and casualty focus provides important expertise for clients in the northeast,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “Their collaborative culture and core values make them an excellent fit for Alera Group.”

This acquisition strengthens Alera Group’s presence in the Northeast, expanding their locations into New Jersey. The firm continues to grow organically and through acquisitions since its formation in December 2016. For more information on partnering with Alera Group, visit Partnership Opportunities at www.aleragroup.com.

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About Alera Group
Based in Deerfield, IL, Alera Group’s over 800 employees serve more than 20,000 clients nationally in employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management. Alera Group was created by merging 24 high-performing, entrepreneurial firms across the U.S. It is the 14th largest independent insurance agency and the 7th largest independent employee benefits firm in the country. For more information, visit www.aleragroup.com or follow Alera Group on Twitter: @AleraGroupUS