CRM Brokers was established in 1999 and has since built a strong reputation in the provision of both brokerage services and risk management solutions for medium to large organisations. Both Directors of the company have in excess of 60 years combined experience in the insurance industry (having been established since the 80’s) with the company specialising in Residential and Commercial Strata, Community Association, Industrial Special Risks, Public Liability (hard to place), Professional Indemnity, Construction Insurance and Home Warranty.
Whatever the size of your organisation you can benefit from our strong international network and worldwide resources. As specialists in the structuring of high quality tailored insurance packages, we cater for a wide range of different companies across a number of industries.
Our access to the London market enables us to effectively source all classes of insurance and reinsurance facilities. This broad choice approach ensures that we stay in touch with the overseas market, while remaining focused upon local needs.
No matter how high the level of risk, we can always help you find the most appropriate solution available. There is no one-size-fits-all solution and we recognise that. By taking an individual approach to every client we can ensure that you find the most effective insurance solution for your individual organisation.
CRM Brokers has offices in Sydney, Norwest, Northern Beaches and Melbourne.
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. We leverage Steadfast’s scale to ensure our clients have access to a wide range of insurance companies, a broad range of products, exclusive policy options, and of course, competitive pricing. And when the time comes and you need to make a claim, you will have the backing of Steadfast behind you.
CRM Brokers is a member of the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia (NIBA).
NIBA is the peak body of the insurance broking profession in Australia and represents around 450 member firms and more than 16,000 individual intermediaries. NIBA represents well over 90% of all insurance brokers in Australia.
Since 1982 NIBA has been a driving force for change in the Australian insurance broking industry. It has supported financial services reforms, encouraged higher educational standards for insurance brokers, and introduced a strong, independently administered and monitored Insurance Brokers Code of Practice.
NIBA strives to represent the interests of insurance brokers, on behalf of their clients (policyholders) to governments, regulators, industry stakeholders, media and the community, in a manner that is respected and relevant.
At an international level, NIBA is a member of the Council of Asia Pacific Insurance Brokers Associations (CAPIBA) and the World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (WFII).
Our Client needs are paramount. We listen carefully, making certain that we fully understand their requirements and the challenges facing them. We strive to secure the optimum solution.
Exceptional Broking Skills
We are able to design insurance solutions which not only mitigate the risk exposure; they also answer the economic needs of our clients.
We promote interaction between insureds and their insurers; thus improving communication and developing a mutual understanding of working practices.
Specialist Market Knowledge
We are able to anticipate the demands of the market and ensure that our clients get the most appropriate arrangement.
Knowledge and Cross Class Capabilities
Our experience in dealing with the requirements of corporate entities and our understanding of the insurance issues faced by corporate management coupled with our knowledge of the potential pitfalls in the corporate programmes provided by others makes CRM Brokers the broker of choice.
Our technical expertise is harnessed to continuously deliver innovative solutions. Our service levels are exceptional, providing CRM Brokers with rock solid stability that is required to be a truly professional broker.
Committed to Excellence
We demand talent and are committed to excellence, drawing together hand-picked teams of specialists to respond to our clients’ every requirement. The depth, availability and consistency of the team are all crucial.
We believe in a “no-nonsense” approach and are not afraid to provide difficult advice at the appropriate time.
Risk and Related Services
We know that every organisation has a different risk appetite. There is not one solution suitable for all. Knowing the right amount of risk to retain promotes financial efficiency. Knowing the right amount of risk to insure prevents financial damage to your organisation.
CRM Brokers, in conjunction with its Corporate partners (experienced investigators, engineers, quantity surveyors and Barristers) provides comprehensive contracts review, risk assessment and management services for the benefit of our clients.
Initial review and assessment identify any key areas of weakness, significant risk exposure and potential adverse impact. This may require an effective risk management approach to meet the requirements of the insured’s business operations.
In addition to a thorough assessment of the insured’s exposure to a variety of risks, CRM Brokers through its Corporate partners provides a comprehensive contracts review service to ensure the insurance policy adequately covers the risks identified in the risk assessment phase.
Risk assessments during site visits will be also be conducted. Where additional expertise is required, input will be sought from particular specialists to advise on any special procedures or areas of exposure.
Apart from the main insurance contracts, other contractual issues impacting on legal and commercial liabilities arising from contractor and sub-contractor arrangements, can also be examined.
CRM Brokers will work closely with the insured’s in-house legal advisers and risk managers to ensure liability and exposure is realistically managed and contained across the whole range of contractual obligations.
Effective and efficient claims management is a fundamental element of quality risk service, requiring close and ongoing interaction between all parties.
CRM Brokers has an enormous wealth of knowledge and a collaborative business environment, advising clients and exercising specialised skills in representing, handling and settling claims.
We take a dynamic and committed approach to handling clients’ claims, so when a claim occurs, we will work in a united effort to manage the claim handling process as efficiently as possible.
We provide a claims service that makes a difference with:
CRM Brokers is known for its innovative approach to Broking and Risk Management and its ability to develop schemes, whilst working with various Associations and Chambers of Commerce. A sample of our niche product offering includes: