Founded in 1893 and 100% employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms. As a proud Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients worldwide.
Oswald’s Detroit location, opened in 2006, is home to over 30 employee-owners in our Property & Casualty, Group Benefits, and Life Insurance practices, along with concentrations in key specialty areas including private equity, manufacturing, construction, real estate, personal client management, risk management, and international client strategy and service.
The company prides itself on living its core values: Passion for Excellence, Integrity, Resourcefulness, and Commitment to Community. Believing in the importance of regular volunteer service, team members help monthly at Focus HOPE in Detroit and regularly support Friends of Foster Kids, Oakland Family Services, and Pope Francis Center. Employee-owners also support various other charitable organizations during quarterly Days of Caring. Wellness initiatives include healthy eating and activity challenges, an onsite flu clinic, and a treadmill available for use at any time. Monthly stress relievers include bringing dogs to the office, a corn hole tournament, Family Feud games, and a Halloween desk decorating contest. Employee-owners are also given a paid three-week sabbatical with a bonus after every ten years of service.