SOURCE: Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.

January 05, 2011 08:00 ET

Veteran Benefits Executive Joe Marchese Joins Alliant Insurance Services as Senior Vice President

Based in Company's Rye, NY, Office, Marchese Specializes in Upper Middle Market, Targeting Public Entities and Non-Profits

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - Alliant Insurance Services (www.alliantinsurance.com), the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that veteran employee benefits broker Joe Marchese has joined the company as Senior Vice President and will be based in its Rye, NY, office.

With an insurance and benefits career of more than 32 years, Marchese specializes in the upper middle benefits market, with an emphasis on public entities and non-profits. Prior to joining Alliant, he served as Area Executive Vice President and lead consultant for benefit operations of a Top Five international insurance brokerage firm.

"Joe Marchese brings a wealth of benefits experience to Alliant Insurance Services, and his focus on public entities and non-profits is a great match with our company, which serves more than 7,000 public entity clients nationwide," stated Tom Corbett, Alliant Chairman and CEO. "Over the years, Joe has built an outstanding reputation for sales performance, business leadership and personalized client service, and his expert knowledge of the public entity and non-profit marketplace in the New York and mid-Atlantic region will be a great asset in expanding our benefits business in this key market."

Marchese's career encompasses various sales, management, and consulting positions with Gallagher Benefit Services of New York, Marsh McLennan, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

About Alliant Insurance Services

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States and has a history dating back to 1925. Alliant provides property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to some 20,000 specialized clients nationwide, including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups. More information is available on the company's web site at: www.alliantinsurance.com.

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