Utica National Insurance Named Top Insurance Workplace

New York-based Company on Insurance Business America’s Inaugural List

August 21, 2018 – New Hartford, New York
Utica National Insurance Group has been named a top insurance workplace by Insurance Business America magazine. From the hundreds of organizations that participated, only 51 hit the high standard needed to secure a spot on the list, including the $1 billion property/casualty company headquartered in central New York. 

“Our customers tell us that our people are our biggest differentiator in the marketplace,” said Rich Creedon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Utica National Insurance Group. “This award is an affirmation that our culture and people are thriving. Our employees live our values and work as a team to create an atmosphere where people feel appreciated, respected, and cared about. We believe that we absolutely are one of the best places to work and are proud to have our employees acknowledge this, and Insurance Business Americarecognize us for this.”

Utica National placed in the top of the “large employer” category. The organization employs over 1,200 people countrywide. Over 200 employees were sent surveys to anonymously complete with their overall impressions of the organization. They rated the organization on a number of metrics, including work environment, compensation and rewards package, culture, employee development and more. 

“We’re thrilled for Utica National Insurance Group and all the other hugely successful organizations who made it into the Top Insurance Workplaces report,” said Paul Lucas, Insurance Business America editor. “It’s always a pleasure to recognize those employers who go the extra mile to create a great environment for their workers. We look forward to doing it again – and seeing Utica National Insurance Group on the list again – in 2019!”

Utica National Insurance has offices across the country and offers employees a generous benefits package, retirement and savings programs, learning and training programs, matching gifts to colleges, a paid volunteer day each year, health and wellness programs, an employees’ club and Toastmasters International membership, among many other things. The company also offers remote work capability, has a leadership development program, and puts emphasis on growing careers. 

The organization has offices in the following cities: Duluth, Georgia; Des Plaines, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; Wakefield, Massachusetts; Amherst, New York; New Hartford, New York; Woodbury, New York; Utica, New York; Columbus, Ohio; Richardson, Texas; and Richmond, Virginia. 

About Utica National Insurance Group

Utica National Insurance Group is a nationally recognized insurer, providing personal and commercial insurance products and services, with the second-largest errors and omissions business in the United States. Utica National sells its products through more than 2,500 independent insurance agents and employees over 1,200 people countrywide. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in New Hartford, New York, with eleven offices. 

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