Partnership Gives Members Access to New E&S Market

April 29, 2015

Agency Network Exchange partners with Specialty Risk Placement to streamline Excess & Surplus Business with Mesa Underwriters Specialty Insurance Company.

Yesterday, April 28, 2015, at our annual conference, ANE announced an exclusive relationship with the wholesale insurance broker Specialty Risk Placement, LLC (SRP) to expedite service for our ANE member agents and provide a single source to place complex commercial contract-binding risks through Mesa Underwriters Specialty Insurance Company (MUSIC).

“This agreement gives ANE members direct access to SRP executives for insight on coverage and risk, which will result in faster turnaround time and higher commissions for our agents,” said John K. Tiene, CEO, ANE. “It also provides agents with a direct line to MUSIC, one of the best markets for small to mid-sized accounts that require placement in the excess and surplus lines market to cover a wide array of risks.”

SRPlogoSRP located in Fairlawn, NJ provides wholesale insurance coverage for small, mid-sized and larger companies including real estate, contractors, commercial property, professional liability, restaurants, and a variety of specialty business. Visit http://www.srpins.com/ for more information.

MUSIC, a wholly-owned excess and surplus lines subsidiary of Selective Insurance Group, Inc., offers property and commercial general liability insurance coverage through a strong network of wholesale general agency partners in al 50 states. MUSIC’s insurance specialists have extensive knowledge in writing small to medium-sized commercial business classes, along with brokerage and program business in the excess and surplus marketplace. Visit www.music-ins.com for more information.

ANE Annual Conference

Our annual conference brings together more than 40 ANE agents from across New Jersey and the mid-Atlantic states. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Holy Grail for Agency Owners: Attracting, Managing and Compensating Quality Producers.” The event featured keynote speaker Dr. Robert Hartwig, President of the Insurance Information Institute, followed by six breakout sessions, including one on “Producer Accountability” by Jim Wochele, Senior Consultant at MarshBerry.

Yesterday’s announcement continues the momentum that began last April when ANE unveiled its new brand and logo, and announced we were adding resources and staff to expand into Pennsylvania and other mid-Atlantic states. In the last year, ANE has added executives and expanded our product portfolio to better serve our agents.

You can view our full press release on our new partnership and annual conference on Insurance News Net. View the full article here.

 

“ANE not only got me direct appointments but they’ve been there to support me and back me up when I needed it. ANE gives me the clout I need to be successful.”

Len Barone, President
The Lynoxx Group LLC
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