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Vermont Mutual Recognized by Ward Group as a Top 50 Insurer for 15th Consecutive Year

For Immediate Release
July 14, 2023
Media Contact: Thomas Thamm
(802) 229-8975
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MONTPELIER, Vermont (July 14, 2023)— Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® has again been recognized as one of the Top 50 Property and Casualty insurers in the U.S. by Ward Group, an Aon company, and one of the industry’s most respected benchmarking organizations. This is the 15th consecutive year that the Vermont-based insurer has been designated as a Ward Top 50 P & C insurer.

Every year Ward Group identifies the industry’s top insurance companies through a comprehensive financial analysis of nearly 3,000 U.S. property and casualty insurers. The “Ward’s 50” designation recognizes insurers for their consistency, safety and superior financial performance.

President and CEO of Vermont Mutual, Dan Bridge, noted “To be recognized as a Top 50 P&C insurer in the U.S. is quite an honor, but to earn this distinction 15 years in a row is a testament to our goal of being a consistently exceptional solution for our policyholders.” Bridge added “Being recognized as a Ward’s 50 recipient places Vermont Mutual in the top 2% of insurance companies nationwide and is the direct result of the hard work, dedication and expertise of our employees and independent agency partners.”

Mark McDonnell, Vermont Mutual’s Executive Vice President and COO, remarked“Vermont Mutual’s ability to deliver superior financial results for well over a decade, has not only allowed us to navigate recent economic challenges but also provide the exceptional protection our customers depend on.” McDonnell continued “We are very pleased to share this achievement with our employees, independent agents and business partners and thank them all for their ongoing support of Vermont Mutual.”

Every company recognized by Ward Group has passed all safety and consistency screens and achieved superior performance over a 5 year period. As a recipient of the Ward’s 50 designation for 15 years in a row, Vermont Mutual has once again affirmed its position as a leading provider of homeowner, automobile and business insurance in the Northeast.

Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® is a trade name of Vermont Mutual Insurance Company, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and Granite Mutual Insurance Company. Chartered in 1828, Vermont Mutual is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States and provides coverage throughout New England and upstate New York. Through more than 600 independent agencies, the Group insures over 320,000 policyholders, with a direct written premium of more than $635,000,000. The group is rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty insurer in the U.S. for the past 15 consecutive years. For more information, please visit: