CBIZ Acquires AIA of Minneapolis

Cleveland-based CBIZ has acquired Associated Insurance Agents (AIA) of Minneapolis effective May 1. Jeff Maas of AIA stated, “We have been searching for a partner with an excellent reputation and strong focus on client service that could bring us national capabilities. CBIZ looks to be the perfect match for AIA clients and our associates.” Steven L. Gerard, CBIZ chairman and CEO said the purchase is part of a plan to expand the CBIZ property and casualty business in key locations. AIA is an insurance brokerage agency specializing in property and casualty insurance, personal lines, and health and benefit insurance for clients primarily in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nebraska.