About Us

Established in 1999, CRM Brokers provides broking services and risk management solutions to medium to large organisations. We specialise in structuring tailored insurance programs to a wide range of companies in different industries.


Through the resources of our International network, we can arrange insurance through the London market conducting all classes of insurance and reinsurance broking. This allows us to stay in touch with the overseas market whilst remaining locally focused.


We are able to provide you with most appropriate solutions available, no matter how difficult the risk. We recognise that every organisation is unique. There is not one solution suitable for all. We are committed to help you make the appropriate choices and find the optimal insurance solution for your organisation.

Our Directors

Damien Coorey

Damien commenced his insurance career as an agent for Prudential Life Assurance. In 1992 he was admitted as an Affiliate of the Australian Insurance Institute. A year earlier he became a Director of Crown Insurance Services Pty Ltd, a company that primarily arranged life and related insurances for its clientele. The clients shifted the company’s focus from life to general insurance and in 1999, with another Crown co-director, Joseph Saad, he established Crown Risk Management Pty Ltd, which two years later, became CRM Brokers Pty Ltd.


Since that time, Damien has specialised in developing insurance schemes for associations and their members, whilst working with companies listed on the ASX Top 500 list.


He has been a Senior Associate CIP (Certified Insurance Professional ) of ANZIIF (Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance) since 2004 and has obtained a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).


Damien Coorey

Joseph Saad

With over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Joseph has a knowledgeable and professional understanding of the tailored solutions CRM Brokers can offer their clients.


Joseph’s expertise in the Construction and Strata Insurance industry provides CRM Brokers clients with a professional approach to insurance that encompasses risk management procedures to reduce a client’s exposure.


As a Director and Principal of CRM Brokers since its’ inception, Joseph continues to deliver guidance and support to our management team through a client oriented culture that furthers our peoples’ success.



Joseph is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP).


Joseph Saad


Our Management Team


Vikram Choudhry

Broking Operations Manager - General Division

Vikram has over 15 years experience in the insurance industry, providing expert knowledge to our clientele.


With a background in Broking and Underwriting, Vikram’s ability to develop and grow key partnerships ensures the most suitable solutions are tailored for even the most hard to place risk.


Natalie Coorey

Office & Administration Manager

Since 2006 Natalie has played an integral part in the growth of CRM Brokers, with a dedication to support our clients every step of the way.


As Office & Administration Manager, she provides a strong work ethic and problem solving ability that sets the benchmark in client service.


She believes that servicing our clients’ individual needs is of utmost importance.


Warren Ternel

Claims Manager

Warren ensures that in the event of a claim, our Claims Team’s response reflects the high quality of service CRM Brokers are familiar with.


He has over 30 years’ experience in handling claims & providing expert claims knowledge to clientele. Warren believes that building a good rapport and a high quality level of service to our clients is key, especially in times of needing to make an insurance claim.


Christian Lingga

Strata Broking Manager

Christian is responsible for overseeing a team of brokers dedicated to servicing the needs of our strata related clientele.


His work philosophy is that “the rapport between the client and broker is the key to a successful business relationship”.


Christian graduated with a Masters in Accounting.




About Steadfast

CRM Brokers is part of the largest insurance broker network in Australia and New Zealand, the Steadfast Group.


Comprised of over 370 brokerages spread across more than 700 offices, the Steadfast Group generated over $7 billion in sales in FY18. This scale gives Steadfast buying power, flexibility and influence when negotiating with major insurers on behalf of Steadfast brokers and results in us being able to provide our customers with access to multiple insurance companies, a broad range of products, competitive pricing and valuable advice.


As a client of a Steadfast network insurance broker, you get the best of both worlds – local and personalised service, with the insurance expertise and support of a large organisation.


Strength when you need it.