Top 10 Commercial Carriers (by Vote)

PC360, in partnership with Flaspöhler Research Group, surveyed 407 independent producers about insurer utilization, performance, perceptions of insurers and related topics. Of the 74 insurers that were evaluated, here are the top 10 commercial carriers as voted by the producers.

Agents could select up to five carriers. This is the traditional method of selecting a “best” carrier, but generally is biased toward larger carriers.

The top five carriers are ranked in order, while the remaining five are listed alphabetically.

Don't forget to also see The Top 10 Commercial Carriers (by Rating).

1. Travelers

Click here to see the full results of the Producer Survey as presented in the pages of National Underwriter Property & Casualty (opens a new browser window).

Recent headlines:

Travelers Commits $800,000 to Assist in Sandy Relief Efforts

Travelers Enhances Business Insurance Product, Travelers Deluxe

Travelers Execs Say Underwriting Strategy Drove Positive Q3 Results

 

2. The Hartford

Click here to see the full results of the Producer Survey as presented in the pages of National Underwriter Property & Casualty (opens a new browser window).

Recent headlines:

Moody's: Hartford, Pru Deal Positive; Helps Hartford Focus on Core Business

Pru to Pay $615 Million for Hartford Individual Life Unit

Hartford Steam Boiler Homeowners' Product Couples Coverage, Energy-Saving

 

3. Chubb

Click here to see the full results of the Producer Survey as presented in the pages of National Underwriter Property & Casualty (opens a new browser window).

Recent headlines:

Chubb Suspends Share Buy Backs Due to Uncertainty on Sandy Losses

Chubb Q3 Profit Soars 80% on 'Unusually Low' Catastrophe Losses

American Hospital Association Chooses Chubb as Cyber Insurance Provider

 

4. CNA

Click here to see the full results of the Producer Survey as presented in the pages of National Underwriter Property & Casualty (opens a new browser window).

Recent headlines:

CNA Posts Q3 Increase on Light Cat Losses

CNA Sees Continued Rate Surges Across All Lines

CNA Q&A: The Technology Factor in the Performance of CNA's Claims Unit

 

5. Zurich

Click here to see the full results of the Producer Survey as presented in the pages of National Underwriter Property & Casualty (opens a new browser window).

Recent headlines:

Zurich Q3 Net Profit Falls 62%

Zurich Insurance Flags $550M Pretax Q3 Hit Over German Arm

Chicago Proclaims December Zurich Insurance Month

Carriers six through 10 are listed in alphabetical order.

Cincinnati

 

Liberty Mutual

 

Philadelphia

 

Progressive

 

Safeco

Click here to see the full results of the Producer Survey as presented in the pages of National Underwriter Property & Casualty (opens a new browser window).

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