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Crum & Forster provides market-leading property & casualty, accident & health and specialty insurance solutions. A true underwriting company, we have a nearly 200-year history of helping our customers manage risk with laser-focused expertise, integrity and discipline. Our people are empowered to make decisions and problem solve with you smartly and swiftly.
Since 1822, when Captain Richard Whiley formed what is now the foundation of Crum & Forster – The North River Insurance Company – to insure buildings in New York City, C&F has enjoyed a long history of providing cutting-edge risk and insurance products and solutions, building and maintaining scores of lasting partnerships and creating an enduring legacy of corporate social responsibility initiatives.
As we mark two centuries of doing business, take a look back at key events in C&F’s 200-year history.
Crum & Forster has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for our employee-first focus and our steadfast commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, among other factors. This prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at C&F. In 2021, 93% of C&F’s nearly 2,500 U.S. employees participating in the survey said the company is a great place to work – 34 percentage points higher than the average U.S. company.
Crum & Forster has an unwavering commitment to supporting the communities where our employees live and work. Importantly, we believe in “doing well by doing good.”
Through our many corporate and employee-led charitable giving; volunteering; commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and employee wellness initiatives, we seek to drive positive change among the many diverse groups we serve. To learn more about these efforts, please see our Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report.
It is our mission to attract, retain and support talent that is representative of different life experiences and educational levels, genders, races, sexual orientations, abilities, age groups, cultures, religions and other backgrounds.
Through [email protected]&F, our leadership and employees work collaboratively to share experiences, expand opportunities, and continue to increase Diversity, Equity & Inclusion throughout our organization. We encourage and enable all of our colleagues to bring their authentic selves to work and achieve their full potential.
In recognition of his expertise, innovative solutions and client-first focus, David Kaplan, Vice President of Captives & Gig Economy for C&F’s Accident & Health Division, has been named a Highly Commended Reinsurance Specialist for 2021 by Captive International.
Ranjini Pillay, Vice President within C&F’s Credit Division, was named a 2021 Elite Woman by Insurance Business America for her career accomplishments, leadership initiatives, and ongoing efforts to help increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
Nick Economidis, C&F Vice President of eRisk, received the Toby Merrill Award for Excellence at NetDiligence’s 2021 Cyber Risk Summit. This award recognizes Nick for his cyber insurance thought leadership and contributions to the marketplace.