In 2017, NU forged an alliance with the National Association ofProfessional Insurance Agents (PIA) and Flaspöhler |NMG to conduct the inaugural Independent Agent Study — aresearch project designed to annually take the pulse of independentProperty & Casualty insurance agents throughout the U.S. andprovide revealing insight into the demographics, books of businessand challenges they face, and reveal their most highly ratedcarrier partners.

Today, we look at the findings around how respondents rate theirlevel of satisfaction with their commercial P&C carrierpartners, and the various criteria by which producers perceive thequality of those commercial carriers.

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Shawn Moynihan

Shawn Moynihan is Editor-in-Chief of National Underwriter Property & Casualty. A St. John’s University alum, Moynihan has earned 11 Jesse H. Neal Awards, the Pulitzers of the business press; seven Azbee Awards, from the American Society of Business Press Editors; two Folio Awards; and a SABEW award, from the Society of American Business Editors & Writers. Prior to joining ALM, he served as Managing Editor/Online Editor of journalism institution Editor & Publisher, the trade bible of the newspaper industry. Moynihan also has held editorial positions with AOL, Metro New York, and Newhouse Newspapers. He can be reached at [email protected].