Alera Group News

Alera Acquires Courtney Group in Chicago

Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm based in Deerfield, Illinois, has acquired Courtney Group, located in Highland Park, Illinois. Courtney Group provides property/ casualty insurance products and services to clients in Chicago and …

Alera Group Acquires Oklahoma’s Benefit Plan Strategies

Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm based in Deerfield, Illinois, has acquired Benefit Plan Strategies (BPS), headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Alera Group’s announcement said BPS utilizes innovative technologies to provide each client with …

Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Blue Named President of Illinois’ Alera Group

Deerfield, Illinois-based Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has appointed Jim Blue as president. Blue’s responsibilities will involve working closely with the existing leadership team to focus on revenue growth and integration of …

Alera Group Acquires Rich & Cartmill in Colorado

Alera Group has acquired Rich & Cartmill Insurance of Colorado. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Rich & Cartmill offers services including property insurance, general liability, commercial auto and workers’ compensation. The firm adopted the new name “Professional Risk, …

Alera Group Acquires Connecticut’s Benefit Planning Services

Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired Benefit Planning Services (BPS), located in Norwalk, Conn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BPS has been focused on providing benefits solutions …

Alera Group Acquires Houston’s IMG Benefits

Illinois-based Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired IMG Benefits Group LLC in Houston, Texas. Terms of the transactions were not announced. IMG Benefits Group creates strategic employee benefit programs tailored to …

Alera Group Acquires Wilson Albers in Alaska

Alera Group has acquired Wilson Albers & Company LLC located in Anchorage, Alaska. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wilson Albers & Company, LLC, parent company of The Wilson Agency, LLC, Albers & Company Inc. in Tacoma, Wash., and …

Alera Group Acquires Three East Region Firms

Alera Group, a Deerfield, Ill.-based national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired three East region firms, effective February 1, 2018. Aisling Partners Insurance Brokerage LLC, located in Worcester, Mass., is an independent employee benefits brokerage …

Alera Group Acquires Davidson Benefits Planning in Oregon

Alera Group has acquired Davidson Benefits Planning, headquartered in Tigard, Ore. Alera made the purchase along with the purchase of three other firms effective Feb. 1, bringing the total number of acquisitions since launching in January 2017 to 20. Davidson …

Alera Group Acquires New Jersey’s FIRM Inc.

Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired FIRM Inc., an insurance agency located in Mahwah, N.J. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. FIRM Inc. provides clients with tailored property …