Liberty Mutual Appoints Keith Poopor, Senior Underwriting Manager, Excess Casualty, Northeast

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Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Specialty Excess Casualty operation has appointed Keith Poopor as senior underwriting manager for excess casualty in the Northeast.

"Keith is a seasoned underwriting manager with a diverse background in casualty lines,” notes David Perez, executive vice president and general manager, Commercial Insurance Specialty, who manages the Specialty Excess Casualty operation. “Based in Manhattan, Keith will lead the expansion of our northeast underwriting facility, utilizing his broker relationships to continue to grow our presence in lead umbrella and excess casualty."

Mr. Poopor began his career at Liberty Mutual as an underwriter. Most recently, he served as senior vice president, retail excess casualty, for Navigators Management Company. He has also held senior positions at Lexington Insurance and American International Group.

Mr. Poopor can be reached at or (212) 719-8649.

Liberty Mutual’s Specialty Excess Casualty operation is a leading excess casualty insurer. It provides sophisticated and flexible excess liability and lead umbrella underwriting and claims management to address complex risk exposures.

The operation’s success stems, in large part, from its ability to provide brokers and buyers access to:

  • More than 50 dedicated underwriting professionals – including specialists focused on the construction and energy markets – strategically located in 12 cities throughout the country
  • High capacity. Limits range to $50 million for excess liability, $35 million for supported umbrella and $25 million for unsupported umbrella
  • Superior claim outcomes
  • Multinational coverage

About Liberty Mutual Insurance

“Helping people live safer, more secure lives” since 1912, Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified global insurer and the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2013 direct premiums written, as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 81st on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2012 revenue. As of December 31, 2013, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $121.2 billion in consolidated assets, $102.2 billion in consolidated liabilities and $38.5 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

Liberty Mutual Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, workers compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety. Liberty Mutual Insurance ( employs over 50,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.

Liberty Mutual Insurance
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