Placing You First.


Matt Kreis
Broker

Phone: (678) 969-8348
mkreis@crcins.com

5555 Triangle Parkway Suite 400  
Norcross, GA 30092


About

Matt Kreis is Vice President at CRC Group, where he serves as a wholesale property insurance broker. He strives to build strong agent relationships, explore new sources of business, and creatively place challenging risks.

After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Risk Management and Insurance in 2007, Matt joined Marsh, a global risk management firm, as a Risk Analyst and Client Advisor. During that time, he honed his expertise by earning certification as a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). In 2010, he left Marsh to join insurance brokerage firm, McGriff, Seibels, and Williams, as an Account Executive. Matt was hired with CRC Group as an Assistant Vice President in 2013 and has been a vital part of CRC Group for 5 years. He consistently plays a dynamic producer role in the continued growth and profitability of CRC. Matt keeps a competitive edge by monitoring industry trends and evolving legislation, exploring new product and coverage offerings, and utilizing emerging technology to continuously improve team knowledge and performance.

He’s passionate about doing everything he can to ensure clients win and is known as a collaborative and responsive teammate. His relentless work ethic and technical expertise make him an ideal partner, able to achieve the best possible outcome for each client. He’s also committed to finding new ways to give back to his local community. Previously, Matt invested 10 years leading a local men’s group at Friday Morning Men’s Fellowship and volunteered in the children’s environment at Buckhead Church with his wife, Tatum.

Matt enjoys spending time with Tatum, and two young sons, Marshall and Bo. They love fishing together and spending time outdoors.


Products

  • Property
    • Multi Peril
    • Builders Risk
    • Boiler & Machinery
    • Inland Marine
    • DIC
    • Earthquake
    • Flood
    • Wind Only
  • Real Estate
    • Real Estate
    • Apartment Operations
    • Commercial
    • Mixed Property Schedules
    • COA-HOA-Other Associations
    • Commercial Real Estate Property Managers Offices
  • Healthcare
    • Nursing Homes-Skilled Care Facilities
    • Miscellaneous Medical Facilities
    • Assisted Living-Non-Skilled Facilities
    • Hospitals
    • Medical Clinics
  • Manufacturing
    • General Product Manufacturing
    • Steel and Metal Manufacturing
    • Cranes
    • Ladders
    • Lifts
    • Scaffolding and other related equipment manufacturing
    • Outdoor Equipment - Sporting Goods
    • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Retail and Wholesale Trade
    • Food & Beverage Operations - retail and wholesale
    • Retail Stores
    • Automobile
    • Boat
    • ATV
    • RV and other similar types of vehicle dealers
    • Convenience Store
  • Hospitality
    • Hotel-Motel
    • Bars-Taverns
    • Restauraunts - Full Service
    • Fast Food - Limited Service

Why CRC?

  • Availability of both wholesale and standard markets. We have numerous contracts with standard market carriers, including exclusives, binding authorities and programs.
  • Access to domestic and international markets. CRC connects you to global non-admitted capacity.
  • We make it easy, and we make it right. CRC files the surplus lines taxes on behalf of our clients, and we ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • There's power in who you know. CRC stands tallest when it comes to most E&S markets. We can reach key decision makers fast to get the best results for our retail partners and their accounts.
  • Service is our priority. You can expect prompt response to phone calls and change requests. We attend to the account and to servicing it properly. We know our reputation is on the line.

Specializations

  • As a team and a firm, we aggregate premium to help our clients gain economies of scale.
  • Classes of business
    • Real Estate including:
      • Habitational
      • Retail
      • Hospitality
      • Restaurants
      • Municipalities
      • Vacants
    • Financial Institutions (including REO/forced placed)
    • Builder’s Risk
      • Manufacturing
      • Healthcare
      • Energy

In House Products

  • Property Facility
    • CRC has in-house authority to provide Business Income and Building & Personal Property coverage for a variety of commercial properties
  • Property Plus
    • CRC offers solutions for habitational risks including apartments and condominiums
  • Forced Placed Property Insurance
    • This coverage protects the interest of the Financial institution and the borrower on Forced Place and Real Estate Owned (REO) accounts
  • Excess Flood Insurance
    • The CRC Excess Flood Insurance Program provides protection for commercial/residential buildings, including residential condos/detached homes. Coverage includes excess flood limits for all flood zones and provides extended coverage above what is available through NFIP
  • Vacant Property Facilities
    • CRC has in-house authority to provide solutions for vacant buildings and land
  • Stock Throughput Line Slip
  • Deductible Buy-Back Facility

Property Practice Group

  • Provides a thorough knowledge of the markets, coverages and key sector participants.
  • Offer clients complete solutions for accounts of virtually any size & complexity.
  • Core competencies include, but are not limited to:
    • All Risk
    • Boiler & Machinery
    • Builder’s Risk/Course of Construction
    • Catastrophe – DIC, Monoline Earthquake and Flood
    • High Hazard Wind Exposures
    • Stock Throughputs
    • Deductible Buybacks
  • Our unique capabilities result in risk solutions for all of your clients – from simple start-up businesses to large, global risk management programs.

Markets

  • Access to the global property marketplace... or just the E&S players... you choose.
  • Geographic proximity to southeast markets including RSUI, Aspen, Axis, Arch, Ace/Westchester, etc.
  • We serve as the access point to all of CRC’s capabilities including open brokerage placements with one of over 150 leading domestic and international markets, in-house underwriting facilities or niche product offerings.
  • Access to new and exclusive markets that many wholesalers don’t have access to