Employee Benefits

Alera Group Names Jim Blue President

May 7, 2018

Blue to Focus on Revenue Growth and Integration of New Firms

DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, appointed Jim Blue as President, effective May 1.

As President of the company, Blue’s responsibilities will involve working closely with the existing leadership team to focus on revenue growth and integration of new Alera Group firms. In this role he will develop and execute strategic initiatives with a focus on sales, cross marketing collaboration and carrier relationships.

“We are thrilled to have Jim Blue join us as President of Alera Group,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “Jim’s leadership mindset mirrors the collaborative culture of Alera Group, making him a powerful addition to our team. We look forward to his leadership and positive impact on the organization as president.”

Formerly the CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency New England, Blue brings substantial experience to the leadership team of Alera Group. In his previous role, he grew a small, local firm into a national hub for his former employer. This experience positions him as a strong leader for Alera Group, facilitating continued growth for the company.

“As President of Alera Group, I look forward to continuing to emphasize the collaborative national culture of the company while helping to strengthen the individual performance of each firm,” said Jim Blue. “In this role, I will work with leadership of our partner firms to continuously provide an unparalleled experience for all of our colleagues and clients.”

Alera Group will continue to execute on its vision and strategic initiatives through its culture of collaboration. For more information about partnering with Alera Group, visit Partnership Opportunities at www.aleragroup.com.


About Alera Group
Based in Deerfield, IL, Alera Group’s over 1,000 employees serve thousands of 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 15th 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.