MONTPELIER, Vermont (July 18, 2016)—Ward Group, an Aon Hewitt company, has once again recognized Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® as one of the top 50 Property and Casualty insurers in the United States. This is the eighth consecutive year Ward Group has affirmed Vermont Mutual as a “Ward’s 50®” insurer.
Every year, Ward Group identifies the industry’s top insurance companies through a comprehensive financial analysis of approximately 3,000 U.S. property and casualty insurers. The “Ward’s 50” recognizes insurers for their consistency, safety and superior financial performance.
Daniel C. Bridge, President & CEO of Vermont Mutual, stated “it’s deeply gratifying to once again be recognized as a top performing insurance company by Ward Group. This noteworthy recognition is confirmation of our commitment to managing a financially secure insurance operation for our policyholders, our independent agency partners and our employees. Through uncertain economic times and periods of historic weather-related losses, Vermont Mutual continues to achieve the superior financial performance that allows us to meet and exceed the needs of our customers.” Bridge continued “we are honored to share this with our employees and business partners, whose combined efforts have allowed us to earn this recognition now for 8 consecutive years.”
Every company recognized by Ward Group has passed all safety and consistency screens and achieved superior performance over a five year period. This is the 26th year Ward Group has conducted the analysis. As a recipient of the Ward’s 50 designation for eight consecutive years, Vermont Mutual has once again affirmed its position as a leading provider of automobile, homeowner and business insurance in the Northeast, and ranks their performance in the top tier of all companies nationwide since 2009.
Chartered in 1828, the Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® (www.vermontmutual.com) is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States. They have operated continuously since that time in Montpelier, VT. Along with the wholly owned subsidiary, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and the affiliated Granite Mutual Insurance Company, Vermont Mutual Insurance Group provides coverage throughout New England and New York. Through more than 400 independent agencies, the Group insures over 285,000 policyholders with a direct written premium of more than $400,000,000. Rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty for the past eight consecutive years.