LONDON, 14th March 2017 – The Real Estate and Construction team at Insurance Broker Lockton held their annual poker tournament on Thursday 9th March in aid of Shelter from the Storm and Brainwave. Thanks to the generosity of the 100 real estate and construction professionals that attended, we raised £12,000 for charity.
Hosted at the Playboy Club London, 80 of the guests showcased their best poker face by taking part in the tournament, with the winners taking home a guaranteed total prize pot on the night of £3,500. Philip Steers of Cunningham Lindsey took first place, ahead of Peter Gunby of B Bailey & Co Ltd and Laurence Hill of Realys Group.
Steve Bracey, Partner and head of Lockton’s Real Estate & Construction team said: “We would really like to thank our main sponsor AXA and our table sponsors Cunningham Lindsey and Crawford & Company, as well as all our friends and clients in the real estate and construction industries. The generous contributions have been appreciated by everyone at Lockton, Shelter from the Storm and Brainwave.”
More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. For eight consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a “Best Place to Work in Insurance.” To see the latest insights from Lockton’s experts, check Lockton Market Update.