SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Equity Risk Partners (ERP), the only full-service insurance brokerage and consulting firm focused exclusively on the needs of the private equity industry, has been named one of 2010's Best Places To Work in Insurance by Business Insurance Magazine. This annual distinction recognizes an elite group of employers in the commercial insurance industry that do a superior job of creating high-quality workplaces, engaging employees and encouraging them to thrive.
Nominees for this award undergo months of in-depth evaluation and analysis focusing on workplace benefits, policies and practices, as well as an assessment of employee engagement and satisfaction. In particular, ERP was commended for its support of employees' work/life balance, family-friendly environment, and encouragement of social interaction through weekly sponsored lunches and company outings. The company also emphasizes giving back to the community, supporting numerous causes through charitable contributions and volunteerism.
"We are honored to be acknowledged as one of the top employers in the industry," says Michael Marcon, Founder and CEO of ERP. "This distinction only confirms my belief that when you put your colleagues in a position to succeed and make them feel as if they are part of your long-term business plan, they become vested emotionally and intellectually, which creates a positive work environment for all. What it really comes down to is that great employees and great clients always equal a great outcome."
About Equity Risk Partners (ERP)
Equity Risk Partners is the only insurance brokerage, employee benefits and risk management consulting firm focused exclusively on the needs of the private equity industry and its portfolio companies. Founded in 2001, the company is dedicated to improving the efficiency, structure and return of private equity transactions through consistent and timely due diligence. Combining extensive industry experience with a dedication to excellence, they deliver creative, cost-effective insurance solutions, as well as innovative product and financing alternatives. Headquartered in San Francisco, Equity Risk Partners has a nationwide presence with additional offices in New York and Chicago. More information and career opportunities are available at http://www.EquityRisk.com.
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