About CMB

We make the insurance experience simple, controllable, and predictable.

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We think differently about the insurance experience

CMB was founded in 1986 by Ed Cannon, Mark McDonald & Wally Bychkowski, on the premise that they do insurance better.

What better meant to them and still means to CMB today is: we can build a great company by hiring & developing great people, who in turn accomplish remarkable things; for clients, carrier partners, and their team.

CMB is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta and has five satellite offices: Calgary (serving Southern Alberta), Grande Prairie (serving Northern Alberta), and Red Deer (serving Central Alberta) as well as Los Angeles and San Diego, California.

25+ Insurance Carriers Represented

75+ Staff

Collective Experience is 540+ Years

Client Assets under CMB Management in CAN + U.S.

Client Revenue Range

Client Retention

Our Vision

Purchasing and managing your insurance & risk management program need not be overly complicated or frustrating.

By hiring and developing great people who in turn accomplish remarkable things — we are building a great company to make the insurance experience simple, controllable, and predictable.

We’re committed to staying aligned with our original vision which has allowed us to remain an independent brokerage and achieve year over year organic growth.

Our Values:

  • Do what you say
  • Be Humbly confident
  • Happy to help
  • Do the right thing
  • Improve or die

CMB Insurance Brokers has been named a IBC Top Insurance Employer in 2022.

The winners of the 2022 IBC Top Insurance Employers awards are recognized as great companies going the extra distance to distinguish themselves in a tight labour market.

CMB is a single, trusted source for predictable insurance, benefits, and financing solutions

When your insurance, benefits and financing programs are not co-ordinated it can feel complicated and may produce unpredictable results for your business.

To overcome this, CMB Insurance has created a single trusted source for predictable insurance, employee benefits, and financing solutions.

Now you can have confidence in a controllable experience that allows you to grow your business.

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Implement a single, controllable program that allows you to grow your business

CMB’s clients have asked for more flexible, tailored, and streamlined solutions that address increasingly complex needs. All businesses must have these products but most lack the time or expertise to properly manage them.

Co-ordinated Solutions
  • Gain control and attend to the details that matter
Predictable Insurance Premiums
  • Enjoy a simple, controllable, predictable insurance experience
A Competitive Benefits Program
  • Attract and retain employees in a competitive market
Flexible Financing
  • Overcome the constraints of conventional lenders to achieve strategic growth
One Simple Controllable Experience
  • Trust a single source instead of juggling different programs

Why Professionals Trust CMB

When working with a new client, on average our audits uncover $1.5 M of business risk unaddressed and/or assets that have been overlooked.

The right program management can reduce the total cost of insurance by up to 30%.

On average, $20K recovery of lost profit for not-at-fault claims on heavy commercial units.

Your equipment claims settled up to 8 weeks faster than industry.
Savings of at least 10 hours of your time.

Approximately 70% of businesses have unaddressed risk—and don’t know it.
The average out-of-pocket cost of a loss is $280K—preventable on the right plan.

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