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Utica National Companies Named Top Insurance Employer for the Sixth Straight Year

August 7, 2023 – New Hartford, NY – Utica Mutual Insurance Company, as the principal member company of the Utica National Insurance Group, with offices in New York and six other states, has been named a Top Insurance Employer by Insurance Business America magazine for the sixth straight year. From the hundreds of organizations that participated nationwide, only 47 hit the high standard needed to secure a spot on the list, including Utica Mutual, the 109-year-old property/casualty company headquartered in Central New York.

The company, which employs more than 1,300 people countrywide, was 1 of just 6 companies to place in the “1,000+ employees” category. An anonymous group of Utica National and Founders Insurance employees completed a form evaluating their workplace on several metrics, including benefits, compensation, culture, employee development, and more.

“We have an amazing group of team members that work together to uphold our promise of helping our agents, policyholders, community, and each other feel secure, appreciated, and respected each day,” said Richard Creedon, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Group's member companies. “It’s our team’s commitment that helps to keep our company running on a successful course.” “Creating a company culture that values our team members and is responsive to their needs is something that we strive to provide – and that, in turn, helps to further strengthen our company’s working relationships,” added Kristen Martin, President and Chief Operating Officer. “We’re grateful to receive this recognition for the sixth straight year as it serves as a testament to our team’s good work.”

The organization has offices in the following cities: Duluth, Georgia; Des Plaines, Illinois; Marlborough, Massachusetts; New Hartford, New York; Buffalo, New York; Woodbury, New York; Columbus, Ohio; Richardson, Texas; and Richmond, Virginia. Utica National 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, 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. About Utica National Insurance Group The Utica National Insurance Group is a nationally recognized group of insurance companies, providing personal and commercial insurance products and services, with the second-largest errors and omissions business in the United States. The Group’s companies sell their products through more than 2,500 independent insurance agents and employ more than 1,300 people countrywide. Utica Mutual Insurance Company, the Group's principal company, was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in New Hartford, New York, with offices countrywide. Find out more: