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Ervin Kranberg
Kathleen Sevier
Dawn Floress

About Us

Professional Liability Brokers & Consultants, Inc. (PLB&C) is a wholesale broker dedicated to placing professional liability. PLB&C is independently owned - not a subsidiary of an insurance carrier or broker.

PLB&C began its professional liability operation in 1984 under the leadership of Ervin A. Kranberg, who has over 50 years of experience in the professional liability insurance industry. The long standing relationships built over those years has positioned PLB&C to be an effective distribution partner for some of the most innovative and stable Professional Liability insurers. We only work with A rated carriers.

With PLB&C you will work with brokers that understand the risks facing your client's company. Our brokers have the market knowledge and product knowledge to solve the difficult insurance placements as well as the efficient practices to turn around the time sensitive accounts.

PLB&C's home office is in Vernon Hills, IL.

PLBC areas of expertise:

  • Accountants
  • Architects & Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Cyber Liability
  • Directors & Officers of corporations and non-profit organizations
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Environmental
  • Fiduciary
  • Financial Firms
  • Financial Planners
  • General Liability & Products Liability
  • Insurance Agents
  • Lawyers
  • Media Coverage
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Other Professionals
  • Real Estate & Property Management
  • Public Officials
  • School Boards

Professional know-how combined with professional service...

PLB&C has developed a niche in professional coverage, giving PLB&C an edge over multi-line wholesale brokers that focus on property and general liability coverage. PLB&C's relationships with specialty underwriters allow us to develop competitive proposals tailored to your client's business risks.

We believe our collective experience is unique in the insurance community. There is no substitute for the technical knowledge of the professional. We know that our technical depth, combined with our ability to deliver the coverage our customers need, are the factors responsible for our impressive growth and standing within the brokerage community.

Our brokers have experience in underwriting; our long-standing relationships with key underwriters span twenty years in many cases. Also, our brokers have experience in retail brokerage. We can assist you in your presentations because we have "been there".

PLB&C brokers are seasoned professionals. We know the marketplace and the competitive environment. Our relationships with key markets are based upon trust and integrity. Underwriters trust our assessment of a risk. This results in faster, more competitive quotations for you.

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