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The NEWS resource for buyers and sellers of P&C insurance.

PropertyCasualty360.com is where buyers and sellers have access to breaking insurance news, industry research, compliance and legal updates, training and education, technology developments, data and trends, and more. The site combines the established knowledge resources and news reporting capabilities from the experts at National Underwriter Professional Network with proprietary market data and relevant content aggregated from across the Web to create one distinct and vital information source for all P&C professionals.

PropertyCasualty360.com is powered by these industry-leading brands:

Delivering All the Must-Have Information Insurance Professionals Need

In 2014 we’re investing in the industry’s most reputable and trusted brand, National Underwriter Property & Casualty, by integrating the field-tested and sales-driven coverage of American Agent & Broker. The NEW NU Property & Casualty delivers a comprehensive blend of feature analysis and peer-to-peer content to give agents, brokers and other key insurance professionals more of the crucial information they need to be successful.

Claims Magazine is the preferred resource for senior claim managers and adjusters in the field. Claims reports on insurance fraud and crime rings, emerging trends in P&C-related litigation and legislation, forensic techniques, claims management and more.

Tech Decisions is the premier resource for keeping high-level insurance technology leaders and business professionals in the know. Tech Decisions provides insight and guidance to solve their tech problems and implement new technology solutions by focusing on four of the most critical topics in the industry today: cloud services, disaster recovery, mobile management, and business analytics.

Beginning January 2014, American Agent & Broker Broker will be integrated with NU Property & Casualty. Subscribe to NU Property & Casualty to receive the same practical, authoritative sales and management information.

Bill Coffin is the Group Editorial Director for the National Underwriter Professional Network. He has been covering the risk and insurance industries for 20 years and has won numerous national journalism awards. His work as also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Risk Management, Best’s Review, Captive Review, New European Economy and other business publications. Bill is also a published novelist, game designer and co-founder of independent publisher Reliquary Press. He can be found on Twitter (@Bill_Coffin), Facebook and at bcoffin@SummitProNets.com.


Phil Gusman is Managing Editor of National Underwriter Property & Casualty and PropertyCasualty360.com and is in charge of the Markets Channel on the Website. Prior to joining National Underwriter in 2008, he was Editor of Insurance Advocate. Gusman has also served as Associate Editor of Crackdown!, an insurance fraud publication, and Assistant Editor of Empire State Report, which covers New York politics. He graduated in 2002 from Plattsburgh State University in New York. Gusman may be reached at pgusman@SummitProNets.com or on Twitter @PC360_Markets.

Caterina Pontoriero, assistant online features editor at PropertyCasualty360.com brings over four years of editorial experience to her position. Though a novice in the world of insurance, Caterina conceptualizes and edits multimedia including slideshows and videos for PropertyCasualty360.com. Prior to joining Summit Professional Networks, she worked for one year as an assistant editor with RIS News, a B2B magazine and website focusing on retail technology, and for two and a half years as associate editor of The Italian Tribune Newspaper. Caterina graduated cum laude from Monclair State University in 2010 with a B.A. in English and concentration in journalism. Pontoriero may be reached at cpontoriero@SummitProNets.com.

Laura Mazzuca Toops is Executive Managing Editor of National Underwriter Property & Casualty magazine and the Agent & Broker Channel Editor for PropertyCasualty360.com. Her more than 20 years of property & casualty insurance experience includes associate editor at Business Insurance, Midwest managing editor with Insurance Journal, and freelance work for insurers, brokers and trade associations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. She may be reached at ltoops@SummitProNets.com or on Twitter @PC360_AandB.

Patricia L. Harman joined Claims Magazine as the Editor-in-Chief in May 2014. She is responsible for all editorial pertaining to Claims, the Claims channel on PropertyCasualty360.com and the Claims Connection eNewsletter. Patti spent 18 years covering the property damage restoration industry, and has written extensively for the legal, construction, real estate and automotive industries. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Club. She can be reached at pharman@SummitProNets.com or on Twitter @PC360_Claims or @PattiHarman.

Shawn Moynihan is Executive Managing Editor of National Underwriter Property & Casualty magazine and the Risk Channel Editor for PropertyCasualty360.com. A St. John’s University alumnus, Moynihan holds to his credit nine Jesse H. Neal Awards, the Pulitzers of the business press, and a Folio Award. Prior to joining Summit Professional Networks, he served as Managing Editor and Online Editor of Editor & Publisher, the “bible” of the newspaper industry. Moynihan also has held editorial positions at AOL, Metro and Newhouse Newspapers. He can be reached at smoynihan@SummitProNets.com or on Twitter @PC360_Risk.

Melissa Hillebrand is the Technology Channel Editor for PropertyCasualty360.com. She has served the trade magazine industry since her graduation from Creighton University in 2004. She may be reached at mhillebrand@SummitProNets.com or on Twitter @PC360_Tech.

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