According to Wikipedia, Paul Bremer was

Before rejoining government in 2003, he was chairman and CEO of Marsh Crisis Consulting, a risk and insurance services firm which is a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies.[citation needed]


Bremer and 1,700 of the employees of Marsh & McLennan had offices in the World Trade Center. Bremer's office was in the North Tower. In an interview with CNN after the September 11 attacks, he stated that their office was located "above where the second aircraft hit". On September 11, he was interviewed in Washington on WRC-TV at 12:30pm in-studio.

The referenced September 14 2001 CNN Interview (which refers to him by his nickname, "Jerry") cites him as saying

We don't have final numbers yet. But we've obviously lost several hundreds of employees in this attack.

The Marsh and McLennan wikipedia page cite [ their web-site which says:

On September 11, 2001, 295 colleagues and 63 consultants working in our offices were lost in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

(An NBC interview on September 11, 2001 is also available.)

Did 295 employees Marsh & McLellan employees lose their lives on that day?

  • I found good evidence on the losses of life; do you doubt Mr. Bremer's involvement with the company as well? – DevSolar May 17 '19 at 10:57
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    I recommend you rephrase question and title, then, as it's not quite clear what exactly you're asking.... – DevSolar May 17 '19 at 11:01
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    There's nothing "exact" about the title. Did 295 employees of MMC die? Yes. Did 295 coworkers of Paul Bremer die? Would that be still a "yes" if he'd been working for / with a different company? And your comment just now is asking about whether or not he, personally, made that claim. So I am asking again, what exactly is your question? – DevSolar May 17 '19 at 11:07
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    Still a lot of blur. Now they have to be "his employees", not just his coworkers? What if his position at the time was a consulting one? Does it matter whether he held an office there? What, exactly, are you doubting? (Voting to close as well, now.) – DevSolar May 17 '19 at 11:48
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    What are you doubting? Exactly? Whether he was CEO? Whether he was employed at all? Whether that particular company lost life? Come on. Right now your question could just as well end in "Discuss." Ask one question. – DevSolar May 17 '19 at 12:13

Did 295 employees of Marsh & McLennan Companies lose their lifes as a result of 9/11?


The company has erected a memorial for the 295 employees (and 63 consultants), both in real life and online. (Also, this message from MMC Chairman Jeff Greenberg regarding the deaths, located in the Wayback Machine of archive.org.)

Wikipedia tells us their offices were on the floors 93 through 100 of the North Tower. The impact zone of the airplane was floors 93 through 99...

(The source for this is given as "Dwyer, Jim and Flynn, Kevin, 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers, Times Books, 2006, p. 19", but I am sure office locations could be verified otherwise with relative ease. I see no reason to doubt this.)

Was Paul Bremer holding an office with Marsh & McLennan at that time?


  • I was more interested to Bremer's relation to the victims. And if he actually worked in the WTC office. But the question was changed completely by @Oddthinking. – gavriel May 18 '19 at 10:42

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