Schwartz Brothers Insurance & Schwartz Benefit Services, Inc.
  • 500 West Madison Street, Suite 2700
    Chicago, IL 60606
  • Phone: (312)-630-0800
  • Fax: (312)-630-0833

Professional Staff

Doug Gerrard

Managing Director

phone: 312.630.0836
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Mr. Gerrard joined NFP Insurance Solutions in 2015 after a successful 30 year career in the investment and trading business. As a Managing Director, he will focus on servicing clients financial and insurance needs.

Doug started his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as an options market maker in the Foreign Current Complex. He then co-founded and served as CEO of Harrison Trading Group, a proprietary trading and investment firm with operations at most major derivatives exchanges in the U.S. It was there that he began a merchant banking and private equity division, concentrating on hybrid securities and structured finance. Throughout his career he has sourced, negotiated, advised or funded over 1 billion dollars of transactions in a wide variety of industries and geographic locations.

Mr. Gerrard had the honor of being elected one of the youngest members on the CME Board of Directors, and has also served as floor Vice Chairman and Operations Committee Chairman. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Board of National Marketing and Learning, a leading direct marketing and educational provider for over 16 years.

He graduated from University of Illinois with B.A. in Economics. Mr. Gerrard is married to Francine, and is proud father of Jonathan and Alex. He is passionate about special needs children and adults, along with their opportunities and financial well-being.


500 West Madison Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60661   Phone: (312)-630-0800   Fax: (312)-630-0833   Email:

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