A.M. Best Company, The Insurance Information Source, offers comprehensive data to insurance professionals.
Founded in 1899 by Alfred M. Best, A.M. Best is the world's oldest and most authoritative source of
insurance company ratings and information. Its Best's Ratings are the industry's standard measure of
insurer financial performance.
ACORD is a nonprofit insurance association whose mission is to facilitate the development and
use of standards for the insurance and related financial services industries.
American Association of Managing General Agents is an international trade association comprised
of the premier wholesale property and casualty agents and companies in the insurance industry. The AAMGA
is committed to fostering the business partnerships, professionalism, trusted expertise and exchange
of knowledge among its members.
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU)is a community of credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education.
IA&B was created on Jan. 1, 2003, by a consolidation of Independent Insurance Agents of Pennsylvania
and Professional Insurance Agents of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. Both organizations were recognized
leaders providing professional development, products, services communications, information and advocacy
with combined experience of more than 170 years of service.
The Insurance Club of Pittsburgh was formed in 1926 with the purpose of providing increased contact with knowledgeable and active members of the insurance community. Eighty years later, the club holds social events that are conducive to good business relations and provides social interaction for better relationships within our industry.
IRMI’s( International Risk Management Institute, Inc.) mission is to be the premier authority in providing expert advice and practical strategies for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. They work to continuously earn their customers’ trust and confidence by empowering them with the most reliable and accurate information, maintaining the highest levels of integrity in all that they do, and quickly respond to their needs.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department web site is a resource for consumers and the insurance marketplace
to gather information about various types of insurance, seek data about insurers or file a complaint
with the Department.
Highland Premium Finance offers reliable, timely, and professional insurance premium financing solutions for commercial and personal lines policies.
24/7 online access to your account and payment through electronic check or credit card are offered through the Highland Premium Website.
In May of 1982, the Pennsylvania Surplus Lines Association (PSLA) was formed by a small group of surplus lines licensees. The goal of this organization is to coordinate with other insurance associations, regulatory agencies, the Pennsylvania Legislature, insurers and the public to promote and improve conditions and goodwill.
The National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd. (NAPSLO) is a national trade
association representing the surplus lines industry and the wholesale insurance marketing system.
National Insurance Markets provides professional insurance agents with specialty life and health
Premium Financing Specialists, Inc (PFS) is a wholly owned insurance premium financing subsidiary
of Financial Holding Corporation (FHC). In their 25-year history PFS has become the fourth largest premium
finance company in the U.S. in premium dollars financed and number one among its competitors in the
number of accounts financed. PFS's website offers easy access to your clients account history and the
ability to quote online.
Sircon serves the unique needs of the insurance industry by connecting insurance carriers, agencies and brokers, agents, education providers and state regulators through our comprehensive online network. This network allows companies to manage compliance and producer information, and helps agents get licensed faster.
The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) was founded in 1986 by industry professionals who recognized the need for a forum for individuals involved in the field of professional liability. The mission of PLUS is to enhance the professionalism of its members through education and other activities and to responsibly address issues related to professional liability.