Alera Group News

Alera Group Acquires Behling Insurance Agency in Utah

Alera Group has acquired Behling Insurance Agency Inc. in Utah. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Behling provides personal and commercial property/casualty insurance solutions across three locations in Utah and Montana. Behling also specializes in creating insurance solutions for …

GCG Financial Promotes DeMello, Levitz in Illinois

Deerfield, Illinois-based GCG Financial, a full-service financial services firm and part of the Alera Group, has promoted David Levitz to managing partner and Carla DeMello to president, Employee Benefits. Levitz, who previously served as president, Employee Benefits, will focus on …

Diversity in Insurance Industry Calls For Including Different Mindsets and Experiences

Insurance industry leaders have renewed their focus on recruiting, hiring and promoting not just to fill a crucial talent gap with quality candidates, but also to intentionally diversify their workforce. The civil unrest nationwide last summer, the Black Lives Matter …

Alera Group Acquires CSNW Benefits in Oregon

Alera Group has acquired CSNW Benefits in Portland, Ore. The CSNW Benefits team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Terms of the deal were not announced. CSNW Benefits serves clients throughout the Northwest region, creating employee benefits and …

Alera Group Acquires Todd Associates in Ohio

Alera Group, an employee benefits, property/casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm based in Deerfield, Ill., has acquired Todd Associates Inc. (Todd Associates), headquartered in Beachwood, Ohio. The transaction is effective Dec. 1, 2020. Todd Associates, founded in 1939 and …

Alera Group Acquires Legacy Risk & Insurance Services in California

Alera Group has acquired Legacy Risk and Insurance Services LLC in California. Legacy Risk is a provider of property/casualty solutions for commercial insurance and private client service offerings. The Legacy Risk team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. …

Alera Group Acquires Michigan Insurance Agency, Lighthouse Group

Alera Group, an insurance firm headquartered in Deerfield, Mich., has acquired Lighthouse Group, an independent insurance agency with eight locations through Michigan. The acquisition was effective Dec. 1, 2020. Lighthouse Group provides employee benefits and property/casualty insurance products and services. …

Alera Group Names Parker as VP of Employee Benefits Technology & Services

Alera Group, a Deerfield, Ill.-based insurance and financial services firm, has named Brian Parker as vice president of Employee Benefits Technology & Services, effective November 1, 2020. He will be based out of Philadelphia, Penn. In this role, Parker will …

Alera Group Names Martinez in Houston as Chief Human Resources Officer

Insurance and financial services firm, Alera Group, has appointed Debra Martinez as the organization’s chief human resources officer (CHRO). Based in Houston, Martinez will lead the strategic direction of all aspects of talent management, including training and development, diversity and …

Alera Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Gordon Atlantic Insurance Agency

Alera Group has acquired Gordon Atlantic Insurance Agency, effective October 1, 2020. Gordon Atlantic joins Alera Group through local firm Sylvia Group. The Gordon Atlantic team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Terms of the transaction were not …