Richard J. Shamis

Senior Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services Construction Services Group

Contact Info

Construction Services Group
Alliant Insurance Services
200 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3030
Chicago, Illinois 60606
(312) 207-0011


Mr. Shamis was named senior vice president for Alliant Insurance Services Construction Services Group in April 2015. Mr. Shamis is a 30+-year industry veteran focusing on construction insurance. Before joining Alliant, he was most recently responsible for coordinating the delivery of construction risk management products and services to Aon’s clients and prospects in the central region. Mr. Shamis was the Team Leader of several large construction accounts, where he provided leadership, oversight, and troubleshooting skills, program design and insurance/reinsurance marketing talents for current clients. He previously served in various positions at Willis. Mr. Shamis has taught many casualty coverage courses, has made presentations to state organizations such as the AGC and CFMA, and has been a frequent IRMI Construction Risk Conference speaker.


Mr. Shamis was the 1995 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award,  presented at the 15th IRMI Construction Risk Conference.