|[April 24, 2014]
Crestbrook Insurance Expands into Arizona
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)--
Crestbrook Insurance Company, an affluent market personal lines carrier,
announced today its expansion into Arizona. Independent insurance agents
and brokers appointed with Crestbrook in Arizona are now able to offer
the property and casualty carrier's products and services to their
affluent clients. A Nationwide Insurance subsidiary, Crestbrook provides
customizable insurance solutions for home, auto, collections, personal
excess liability, secondary residences and additional exposures.
"The state of Arizona is particularly significant for us, with our
company headquarters in Scottsdale," said Crestbrook President Jim
Pedersen. "As part of the Scottsdale Insurance group, it is a tremendous
milestone to now have the opportunity to offer Crestbrook to affluent
clients in Arizona. We are dedicated to meeting the distinctive coverage
and service needs of our clients and will do so by partnering directly
with our agents and brokers."
Crestbrook debuted in Illinois in October of 2013 and most recently
launched in California in March, as part of its aggressive two year
rollout schedule. With products and services designed for affluent
homeowners, Crestbrook aims to be a total account carrier by focusing on
the individual needs of each client. In addition to its insurance
products, Crestbrook provides concierge-style services and benefits such
24-hour Claims reporting
Equipment Breakdown Protection
Identiy Theft Assistance
Risk mitigation strategies
"We are extremely proud of the progress Crestbrook has made in such a
short amount of time," said Scottsdale Insurance President Mike Miller.
"This is a relationship-driven industry and that's been the focus since
we started building this company in 2013. To be open for business in
Arizona is a testament to great leadership and teamwork."
The company supports its independent agency partners with well-defined
product differentiation, seasoned insurance professionals with affluent
market experience, and a commitment to ease of doing business. In
building its policy administration system, Crestbrook Innovations (CBI),
the company developed a platform that allows agents to rate, quote and
issue a policy in real time - a service unmatched by the current issuers.
Crestbrook continues to expand into key markets across the country to
support its goal of becoming the industry's top affluent personal lines
carrier. The company employs nearly 100 associates throughout the
country with localized claims, sales and underwriting professionals in
targeted geographic regions. Crestbrook has dedicated offices in
Scottsdale, AZ, Columbus, OH, Rosemont, IL, Sacramento and San Diego, CA (News - Alert).
Crestbrook, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a bold insurance company
dedicated to the development of its associates, unlocking profitable
growth opportunities for its agents and brokers while working
relentlessly to meet the distinctive coverage and service needs of its
clients. Crestbrook is a member of the Nationwide Insurance family,
which holds an A+ XV (Superior) rating from A.M. Best and an A+ rating
from Standard & Poor's. For more information, visit www.crestbrook.com
or find them on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (News - Alert).
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company based in
Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified
insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated
A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor's. The company provides a full
range of insurance and financial services, including auto insurance,
homeowners, pet, motorcycle, boat, farm, commercial insurance, life
insurance, annuities, mutual funds, public and private sector retirement
plans, banking, mortgages, and specialty health services. For more
information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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