Neis Insurance Agency has experienced tremendous growth, both locally and nationally. Since 1990, the agency has gone from handling $4 million in business to $25 million. Despite our rapid growth, we still pride ourselves on keeping strong personal relationships with our clientele. Over the past ten years, Neis has retained 93% of our clients, all while expanding in the insurance policy sectors.
Although we are focused on Chicagoland clients, Neis is an independent agency that also offers insurance services on a national and global level. Originally founded in 1962 with an emphasis on banks throughout Northern Illinois, we were reincorporated in 1980 to operate in property, casualty, life, and health insurance. Current principal, Tom Neis, took the helm during this transition period. Since then, Tom and his wife, Marilyn, have incorporated several other agencies under the Neis Insurance umbrella.
Giving Back to IWU
As their alma mater, Illinois Wesleyan has been cherished and supported by the Neises for decades.
“The Neises have given back more than just their time. They have been consistent donors to IWU for a half century, via the Wesleyan Fund, several different scholarships, Council for IWU Women, program support, a lead gift to benefit IWU’s soccer teams and establish Neis Field, as well as a planned estate gift.
Illinois Wesleyan has meant many things to the Neises. It’s been a place for family. A place for friends. A place to connect with others. A place to reconnect. And reconnecting with friends and classmates is what Tom is most looking forward to when he returns to campus this fall for his 50-year reunion.”
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The OURHAUS Award
Our agents are always looking for ways to serve the community through humanitarian work. Melissa Neis, Professional Liability Consultant, has been a trail blazer in philanthropic leadership and dedication while serving on Collaboraction’s Board of Directors for 5 years. Collaboraction is a group of volunteers and patrons who believe in the power of theater to incite social change. For her efforts, Melissa was presented with the 2019 OURHAUS award at Collaboraction’s Utopian Ball.
Honored for 40 Years in Crystal Lake
Neis Insurance is humbled to receive recognition from the City Council and Economic Development Committee for our 40th anniversary in Crystal Lake. It has been an honor to help protect the Crystal Lake community for all these years.
Today, our focus is on competitive pricing and unwavering customer service, no matter what we are insuring or how much we are insuring it for. We aim to keep you as a satisfied client for years to come. Neis Insurance Agency will be there for you.