In her role as a corporate Property Specialist, Casey ensures market-leading rates, contract terms, and service for clients across practices by leveraging Woodruff Sawyer’s suite of resources and unique placement strategy. This includes performing exposure analyses, facilitating business income quantification, optimizing loss control/risk engineering, designing creative program structures, negotiating terms, and supplementing claim project management. She maintains strong working relationships with decision-makers across the spectrum of insurance carriers, and serves on broker advisory committees for key property carriers. She leads Woodruff Sawyer’s Property Resource Group, and is responsible for communication on market intelligence and current events affecting the property insurance world.
Casey attended Santa Clara University as a Dean’s Scholar and graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She holds her associate’s degree in reinsurance (ARe).
In this Insight you’ll find elaborations on nomenclature of alternative markets/capital, third-party capital, non-traditional (re)insurance, and the Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) market.
Since the end of August the property insurance market has seen a stark contrast to the prior historic lows of hurricane activity and industry catastrophic (Cat) losses. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria (HIM); the Chiapas and Central Mexico earthquakes; the California wildfires; and ongoing storm activity have the industry navigating the prospect of a $100 billion to $120 billion reduction in capital. Insureds are rightly asking whether carrier rhetoric is signaling a reversal in market cycle.