The Power of Crane

What gives you peace of mind, knowing that your family, business, and assets are protected?

At Crane, we understand the needs of our clients because our organization was built by business owners and families just like you. We help our clients prepare for uncertainty by suggesting the types of insurance products needed to meet business and personal needs.

We also offer a wealth of value-added resources, including Risk Management, Claims Consulting, Bonds, and Employee Benefits Consulting. These products and services equip our brokers and staff with the tools necessary to assist you in tailoring an insurance program that is specific to your needs.

Crane has over 250 employees driven to be the best in our industry. Through innovation & technology, we strive daily to exceed customer expectations with responsive and reliable service.

We value long-term relationships with our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve. Founded in 1885, Crane has witnessed the turning of two centuries and continues to thrive today by helping protect what matters most.

Our size gives us strength & stability and provides you with peace of mind. We are the oldest independent insurance agency west of the Mississippi and currently ranked as one of the country’s largest privately held insurance agencies. We conduct business in all 50 states and have strong relationships with the insurance companies we represent, some lasting more than 100 years. When you place your trust in us, one thing is certain… Crane is your advocate in an uncertain world®

How is Crane different?

Our brokers own their business, which allows them to maintain control while taking full advantage of all the resources Crane Agency offers.

Crane Production Units, at the center of board of directors, shareholders, management team, and agency services

What resources does Crane provide?

Crane Agency offers our brokers and clients Risk Management & Loss Control Services, Claims Consulting, Quality Control Services, and Commercial Lines Marketing support. We also offer Employee Benefits Consulting, Surety & Fidelity support, and Personal Lines Account Management services.

What else can Crane provide to support my business?

Crane has a team of Human Resources professionals to assist with staffing needs. Our HR Director works closely with each unit to find team members that are just the right fit. We also provide comprehensive onboarding and training support for agency and servicing personnel, as well as ongoing development opportunities, IT support, Accounting Services, and much more.

Why choose the Crane Agency?

Crane Agency is well respected among our peers. We are one of the largest and oldest, independently held, full-service insurance brokerage firms in the United States. We have long-standing, established relationships with virtually every major insurance carrier and are licensed to write business in all 50 States. Crane has over 270 employees driven to be the best in our industry. We value long-term relationships with our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Join Our Broker Team

Crane Agency is actively seeking growth opportunities in St. Louis and other cities throughout the country. We are looking for established Insurance Brokers and Agency Owners with an entrepreneurial spirit to join our winning team. If you are an established Insurance Broker or Agency Owner who wants to find out more information about joining Crane Agency, please contact Dave Linhardt, Chief Marketing & Growth Officer, at or (636) 537-5011 today!