American Westbrook Insurance Services

American Westbrook Insurance Services


Mary O'Neill Bresnahan

Director of Private Client Services

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Mary O’Neill Bresnahan brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience to her role as Director of Private Client Services at AssuredPartners Illinois in Westchester, Illinois. Along with ensuring that her clients receive the highest quality of customer service, she is responsible for developing new business. Mary analyzes the core risk needs of individuals to create a strategic service plan that fits each client’s risk tolerance and profile, and delivers risk management solutions. She advises high net worth individuals on how to best protect their assets, while also consulting and placing coverages for homeowners (including condominiums), renters and automobile insurance.

In addition to personal insurance, Mary supports her clients’ full range of insurance needs by providing access to resources and expertise in group employee benefits and healthcare reform education and compliance, individual health insurance, life and disability, commercial property and casualty coverages and more. She maintains excellent relationships with leading insurance carriers and industry partners that she has worked with for decades.

Before joining AssuredPartners Illinois, Mary held a leadership position with privately held, F.C. Pilgrim and Company as Co-Owner and Director of the Insurance Division for 28 years. She provided personal and commercial insurance, benefits, 401K and Medicare products and services to clients in the Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park communities, primarily. In addition, Mary co-managed Pilgrim’s staff of insurance sales executives, real estate agents and property managers.

Prior to managing the Insurance Division at Pilgrim, she was a high-value Underwriting Manager for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company in Omaha, Nebraska, with a specialization in personal lines and high net worth clients. Her territory initially included Chicago, and later expanded to the southern region of the country.

Mary is also a licensed Realtor in Illinois, representing @properties in Oak Park, Illinois. She was an active member of the Rotary Club of Oak Park-River Forest and the Community Chest of Oak Park-River Forest (now the United Way) for several years, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance and Economics from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.