Insurance agent James D. Sutton led the list of officers elected by members of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York at its 132nd Annual Business Meeting, held at the Hyatt Place in Riverhead.
Benjamin M. Lawsky, superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS), has issued a bulletin to all New York auto insurers encouraging them to adopt “usage-based insurance” (UBI) programs.
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a settlement with Gerald “Jerry” Burgin and the Buffalo-area Arts and Culturals Collaborative, LLC, a group Burgin created to give members of the local arts community access to affordable group health insurance.
PIANY, PIANJ will mark 75 years at their annual convention, June 8-10, at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.
Emerson Reid has acquired a Wells Fargo Insurance life and health general agency in California, marking the group health wholesaler’s expansion into that state’s employee benefits market.
New York insurance agencies’ opinions of the insurers they represent are little changed from year-ago levels, an insurance producer trade group reported.
XL Group appointed Michele Sansone as President of its North America Property insurance business and head of its global risk engineering division, XL GAPS. Prior to 2011, Sansone spent 27 years at Zurich.
The National Motorists Association (NMA) released an analysis that ranks the states and Washington, D.C. from worst to best based on their treatment of drivers using 24 metrics, including overall costs to drive, laws, points for violations, enforcement tactics, and insurance cost and regulations.
Melville, N.Y.-based PJP Heath Inc. has settled a lawsuit accusing it of age-based harassment, discrimination and retaliation against three former employees.
New York State Commissioner of Health Nirav Shah, M.D., has left the state to become senior vice president and CEO for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California.