Schaumburg, Ill. (December 21, 2017) —Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, has been named Sponsor of the Year by the Commercial Real Estate Executive Women (CREW) of Chicago. The mission of CREW Chicago is to positively impact the real estate industry by advancing the power and success of women.

Amy Blumenthal, managing partner at Gould & Ratner LLP and 2018 CREW president said, “Assurance has played a vital role in driving the mission of CREW through its 2017 annual Platinum sponsorship, industry leadership dinner sponsorship and year-round support.” 

Mary Fuller, managing partner at Shepard Schwartz & Harris LLP and 2017 CREW president added, “Assurance led the way for sponsorships at every turn this year; truly walking the walk and not just talking the talk.”

Assurance’s Sue Myers, vice president in the company’s real estate division, is an active member of CREW. “I’m so proud to be part of this organization and support its commitment to the Chicago real estate industry. It’s a huge compliment for Assurance to receive this award.”

CREW’s Annual Meeting was held on December 5, 2017 where the Sponsor of the Year and Member of the Year were announced.

About CREW
CREW Chicago is the local chapter of CREW Network, the industry's premier business networking organization dedicated to advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate globally. CREW Network members comprise more than 10,000 professionals worldwide and represent nearly all disciplines of commercial real estate—every type of expert required to "do the deal." Visit CREW at

About Assurance
Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country. Visit Assurance at