Chris Niezer

Managing Principal | Property & Casualty

Phone: 260-739-1990

Fax: 260-739-1971


Chris Niezer

Professional Experience

Chris is a Managing Principal in the Property & Casualty Practice. He specializes in identifying business, strategic, and hazard risk exposures. Chris consults with clients in construction, manufacturing, education, and public entity to develop and implement strategies to effectively and efficiently protect their organization.

Prior to joining Gibson in 2015, Chris worked for 10 years in the property and casualty industry with The Hartford and most recently Hanover Insurance Group. At Hanover Chris managed a team of Middle Market underwriters focusing on manufacturing, education, food processing and commercial real estate, among other industries. Chris has extensive experience in underwriting and strategic leadership.



  • Winner’s Circle – The Hartford
  • 2016 Participant of Leadership Fort Wayne

Community Involvement

  • Director, University of Saint Francis
  • Board Member, United Way of Allen County
  • Board Member, Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana
  • Board Member, GiveHear

Specialty Areas

  • Construction
  • Risk Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Public entity


  • Purdue University | Bachelor of Science Degree in Management with Finance and Marketing Minors