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Vermont Mutual Recognized by Ward Group as a Top 50 Insurer for the 14th Consecutive Year

For Immediate Release
July 11, 2022
Media Contact: Thomas Thamm
(802) 229-8975
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MONTPELIER, Vermont (July 11, 2022)— For the 14th consecutive year, Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® has been recognized as one of the top 50 Property and Casualty insurers in the United States by Ward Group, an Aon Hewitt company, and one of the industry’s most respected benchmarking organizations.

Annually, 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” recognizes insurers for their consistency, safety and superior financial performance.

President & CEO of Vermont Mutual, Daniel C. Bridge, stated “We are honored to again be acknowledged as a top performing insurance company by Ward Group. It is especially gratifying to have achieved this recognition while we have navigated the numerous and unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID pandemic.” Bridge continued “We are very pleased to share this recognition with our employees, independent agency partners and business partners, whose combined efforts have allowed us to earn this recognition now for 14 consecutive years.”

Mark McDonnell, Vermont Mutual’s Executive Vice President and COO, noted“Despite uncertain economic times, increasing inflation rates and the challenges brought on by a global pandemic, Vermont Mutual continues to achieve the superior financial results that allow us to meet, and exceed, the expectations of our customers. The recognition is confirmation of our commitment to being a financially secure insurance company for our policyholders, independent agency partners and employees.”

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 14 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 $575,000,000. 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 thirteen consecutive years. For more information, please visit: