Welcome to Century Risk Advisors

Excellence is our brand.

CRA is a trusted partner for businesses and successful individuals and families in providing the highest level of insurance and risk management. We serve as an objective advocate for our clients, conveying innovative and value-driven insurance and risk-management services. We offer in-house services which include corporate insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits, consulting services, and claims management.

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Corporate Insurance

We protect the core of your business by tactically aligning your risk management approach with your overall business strategy. Our goal is to identify a particular account’s exposures to loss.

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Risk Management

We recognize that one of the most difficult insurance matters are claims, whether a claim has been filed against you, or you are trying to make a claim, the process can be complex and tiresome.

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Private Client

Our approach begins with gaining a thorough understanding of what is most important to you, which results in a risk protection plan tailored to fit your specific lifestyle and goals.

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Employee Benefits

We can help you navigate through the maze of employee benefits to implement a comprehensive, cost-effective program aligned with your company’s culture and priorities.

We strive to deliver more than expected

CRA is committed to providing superior service to our clients with the highest standard of integrity

We become an extension of our organization

Building Relationships, Providing Protection, Ensuring Solutions

Industries CRA Services

Protecting our Clients’ business balance sheets and personal assets.

CRA is a Client-focused and relationship-driven risk management advisor and insurance broker .



CRA Timeline

More than 45 Years of Experience!

CRA Chairman, Ron Reshefsky begins his career with global insurance firm.
Ron forms Independent insurance agency – Century Financial Services (CFS). "
CFS becomes largest independent insurance firm in Palm Beach County.
National broker, Summit Global Partners (SGP), acquires CFS.
5th largest Insurance Broker, USI Insurance Services acquires the firm.
Century Risk Advisors is formed to return to the independent agency arena to re-create the culture, excitement, and success of the earlier insurance firm.
CRA’s mission is simple: build relationships, provide protection and deliver innovative, value-driven insurance and risk management solutions.
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Mission Statement

 

CRA delivers operational excellence and responsive customer service. Our valued staff is an integral part of all that we undertake, always guided by the highest ethical conduct striving for continuous improvement, in our quest to protect Clients’ business balance sheets and personal assets.

Core Values

Integrity – Commitment – Quality Performance – Empowerment – Balance

Relationships

Our single most important value. Our recommendations to clients are not of the standard “boiler-plate” variety. We understand each relationship is unique and discretely considered for its business or personal account needs.

Executive Team

Gary Reshefsky, Esq.
President
As President of Century Risk Advisors, Gary is involved in all facets of CRA’s operations including delivering excellent service to CRA’s clients. Gary is a tribunalized Lloyd’s Coverholder with delegated underwriting authority. He also leads Public Risk Advisors, a related risk management consulting firm that provides consulting services to public entities and other similar institutions. In addition to his extensive experience, Gary served as the Risk Manager for the City of Miami and serves on the Coral Gables Insurance Advisory Board.
Ron Reshefsky
Chairman
Ron serves as the Chairman of Century Risk Advisors. Prior to CRA, Ron had been the Chairman of XN Holdings, a provider of insurance products to the worldwide expatriate community. Ron was also the founder of CFS, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Palm Beach County. CFS provided Insurance and Risk Management services to a diversified portfolio of industries.
David Josefsberg
Partner
David Josefsberg is a Partner with Century Risk Advisors where he oversees CRA’s Professional Practice Division. A seasoned industry professional with 20 years of experience, David creates custom risk management and insurance programs for his clients while expanding CRA’s presence nationwide.
Felicia Holden, PHR, SHRM-CP, ACSR
Executive Vice President of Agency Operations
Felicia Holden plays a key leadership role as Century Risk Advisors’ Executive Vice President of Agency Operations. She joined CRA with more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources, Sales Management, Banking and Finance, and Facility Management. Prior to joining Century Risk Advisors she was the Vice President, Director of Human Resources for the 5th largest nationwide insurance broker.
Crystal Romero-Sherman, AIAM
Executive Vice President of Insurance and Risk Management.
Crystal Romero-Sherman holds an essential position as CRA’s Executive Vice President of Insurance and Risk Management.  With nearly 15 years of industry experience, Crystal has refined her skillset in risk management.  Her passion for building and maintaining industry partnerships, detailed risk assessments, aggressive market negotiations, and most importantly her enthusiasm for client relations makes Crystal an invaluable partner at CRA.  Crystal’s experience includes that of Regional Marketing Specialist for a national brokerage. She is bilingual and well versed in cross border relations.

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News Items

Daily Business Review

07/24/2020

The impact of COVID-19 has put more pressure on insurers, and created a difficult environment for businesses that utilize commercial insurance to manage risk and grow. What is happening in today’s insurance marketplace and how is it being affected by the pandemic?

Miami Herald News

06/28/2020

In a story ‘Brace for insurance shock: Windstorm premiums are soaring in Florida again’, CRA President Gary Reshefsky comments on soaring homeowners premiums, fewer insurance companies offering coverage and how reinsurance is affecting the market. “We discuss all options with clients who may soon be faced with a 10-20% rate hike or looking elsewhere for a new insurance carrier,” says Mr. Reshefsky.

Miami Today News

06/03/2020

CRA partner David Josefsberg was quoted as an expert in a Miami Today story on June 3, 2020 on property insurance trends in South Florida. The story described how natural catastrophes, and COVID-19, are affecting rates and capacity in the insurance industry. Mr. Josefsberg talked about the importance of having an insurance advisor who understands policyholder’s needs, can identify multiple insurance options and has the resources to manage a claim if needed.

South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine

04/28/2020

It’s not unusual for Gary Reshefsky to receive a call from a client on a Saturday afternoon: “We’re leaving the jewelry store” or “We’re leaving the art gallery. We need coverage right away on this piece of art. How do we get that done?” For Reshefsky, president of Century Risk Advisors, it’s simply part of the routine, and it’s indicative of what has made his 7-year-old risk-management firm a success. “We take care of it,” he says.

Daily Business Review

01/13/2020

CRA President Gary Reshefsky and CRA Director of Claims Advocacy Jason Kaplan co-authored an article entitled ‘Nonadversarial Claims Advocacy—A Way to Stabilize the Insurance Market’ which published in the Daily Business Review. The article describes a new emerging strategy which utilizes the services of a Claims Advocate. The advocate’s compensation is not tied to the outcome of the settlement, and insurers are welcoming the advocate as a nonadversarial catalyst to quickly settle claims.

INSURANCE JOURNAL

12/11/2019

CRA was named a 2019 ‘Best Independent Insurance Agency to Work For’ in the annual national survey by Insurance Journal, the widest read independent agent/broker publication in the nation's largest insurance markets. The only insurance agency recognized in South Florida by Insurance Journal, CRA was named a Best Agency winner in the Southeast region. Standout qualities include CRA’s emphasis on investing in employees, how employees feel appreciated and valued, and as such, work hard to help clients. Employees surveyed commented on CRA’s efforts to improve the workplace experience, develop a culture that promotes a healthy work-home balance and support professional growth through collaborative discussions, training and other resources.

Daily Business Review

07/25/2017

CRA President Gary Reshefsky authored an article entitled ‘Regulating Unmanned Aviation and Transferring Risk’ which published in the Daily Business Review. The article describes how the federal government has responded to the emerging commercial industry of Unmanned Aviation by issuing new regulations. A drone is operated for commercial purposes whenever the operator is being paid to utilize the drone or it is used in furtherance. Commercial insurance options were also explained.

Daily Business Review

09/12/2016

CRA President Gary Reshefsky authored an article entitled ‘Leaky System to Cause Surge in Homeowner Premiums’ which published in the Daily Business Review. The article describes how the heightened cost of water damages are being driven by a process known as Assignment of Benefits, or AOB. And at the root of this problem are the vendors that dubiously take advantage of vulnerable homeowners and those who are looking to fleece the system.

OBSERVER MAGAZINE

01/28/2014

Boca Raton Observer magazine Men At Work article. Ron and Gary Reshefsky of Century Risk Advisors are experts in customized insurance solutions. With years of experience in handling risk by offering solutions most beneficial to companies and high-networth families, the team of professionals at Century Risk Advisors has a proven track record of success...

PRESS RELEASE

04/15/2014

Century Risk Advisors launches professional liability division that will specialize in creating risk management and insurance programs for professional practices. David Josefsberg has joined the agency as partner...

PRESS RELEASE

12/02/2013

We are Pleased to Announce the Launch of Century Risk Advisors. Century Risk Advisors Looks to Hire Florida's Top Property & Casualty Sales Executives. Insurance brokerage veteran Ron Reshefsky is pleased to announce his return to the independent brokerage agency arena with the launch of a new risk management and insurance brokerage firm, Century Risk Advisors (CRA).

SUN SENTINEL Money | Insurance

Boca Raton executive named to insurance board. Boca Raton-based Century Risk Advisors announced that its chairman, Ron Reshefsky, was appointed to the board of directors of Besso Insurance Group, Ltd., a Lloyd's of London broker....

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The Announcement of Century Risk Advisors!

Insurance Brokerage Veteran Ron Reshefsky Announces Launch of Century Risk Advisors Consultative Insurance and Risk Management Advisors & Brokers.

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CRA Careers

We seek the best talent to build on our success. CRA maintains an exciting and challenging work environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance while delivering excellent service to our clients. We have a dedicated team of professionals who apply their talents to achieve shared goals and whose performance is recognized and rewarded.

Want to hear more about our company and available opportunities? Just contact our Human Resources Department at:

Email: CRACareers@centuryra.com
Phone: 561.409.2429

Contact Information

At CRA, we're committed to providing superior service and support. So when you have questions, comments or concerns, we want to hear from you.

 

Address: 1900 NW Corporate Blvd., Ste 400E, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: 561.409.2420

Fax: 561.367.3126

E-Mail: info@centuryra.com

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