Co-Chief Executive Officer, Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions
Mr. Blitz is Co-CEO of Aon Mergers & Acquisitions and Transaction Solutions and leader of the Transaction Solutions practice, which is the leading insurance broker for Transaction Liability Insurance (TL), including Reps and Warranties Insurance (aka M&A Insurance), Tax Insurance, Litigation Insurance and bespoke transactional insurance solutions.
As Aon’s Global Head of Tax Insurance, Gary leads the tax insurance practice specializing in the placement of tax insurance programs for M&A transactions, tax credit investments and non-transactional situations. Throughout Gary's career, he has been a leader in the tax and transactional insurance business. Gary played an instrumental role in the development of Reps and Warranties Insurance and Tax Insurance and the growth of TL generally. Gary is often called upon to create unique solutions where no “off the shelf” product exists.
Gary joined Aon after a twenty-year legal career at firms, including Mintz Levin and predecessors of DLA Piper and Katten Muchin Rosenman. Gary began his career as a tax lawyer and acted as legal counsel to U.S., London and international insurers, and was a recognized expert in the insurance of financial and transactional risks. Gary also founded ML Insurance Strategies, the insurance brokerage affiliate of Mintz Levin, and Kingswood Group, a tax credit insurance underwriter.
Gary graduated from the University of Michigan School of Business Administration with a B.B.A. with Distinction and from New York University School of Law with a J.D. He is a member of the New York State and District of Columbia Bars, and a licensed property and casualty insurance broker in New York and other states. Gary previously served on the Board of Directors of Adoptions Together Inc., a Maryland not-for profit, in various capacities.
Gary is a frequent speaker at industry events and is often quoted on topics relating to tax and transactional insurance solutions.