Awards and Company News

Learn more about our latest achievements and company news.

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2023 Ward's 50 P&C Top Performers

The Ward's 50 is recognizing The Concord Group Insurance Company as a member of the Auto-Owners Group and recipient of 2023 Ward’s 50 ® Company. Each year, AON analyzes the financial performance of over 2,900 property-casualty insurance companies in the United States and identifies its top performers. Every company listed has passed safety and consistency screenings and high-level performance over a five-year period. 

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The Concord Group Earns Great Place To Work Certification™ for Third Year in a Row

The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at The Concord Group.

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The Concord Group Hires Bailey Lallier as Underwriting Director

Lallier to serve as the company’s Underwriting Director overseeing the Personal Lines and Commercial Lines Underwriting.

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The Concord Group Rated A+ Superior by A.M. Best Company for 2024

A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa- “(Superior) of the members of Concord Group Insurance Companies for the fourth consecutive year.

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The Concord Group Receives Maine Insurance Agents Association Insurance Company of the Year Award

The Concord Group Insurance Companies has been selected by the Maine Insurance Agent Association's Young Agents Committee as its Insurance Company of the Year.

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The Concord Group’s Matt Rooney Appointed as The New England 1752 Club President

Matt Rooney, Massachusetts Field Marketing Representative for The Concord Group Insurance Companies, was recently appointed as President of the The New England 1752 Club.  

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Concord Group Insurance, Abbot-Downing Historical Society Moves Concord Coach #80 From Former Headquarters

The Concord Group Insurance Companies, in conjunction with the Abbot-Downing Historical Society, moved its prized Concord Coach #80 from its former Concord, NH headquarters.

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Concord Group Insurance’s Chris Hynes to Receive RISE Professional 35 Under 35 Award

Chris Hynes, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Leader for The Concord Group, has been selected as a RISE 35 Under 35 award winner. The annual RISE Award, hosted by RISE Professionals, recognizes top rising talent within the Insurance Industry nationwide who are making an impact in their company, community, and the Industry as a whole.  

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Concord Group Insurance Moves Headquarters to Bedford, New Hampshire

The Concord Group Insurance Companies has relocated its Corporate office from Concord, New Hampshire to Bedford, NH. The move, driven primarily by company growth, provides employees of The Concord Group with a larger, more contemporary, state-of-the-art office space.

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The Concord Group Recognized with Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation™

Cigna has selected The Concord Group Insurance Companies as a recipient of their Bronze level Healthy Workforce Designation for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees through a workplace wellness program.

“Employee health is a top priority for The Concord Group. We are honored to be recognized with the Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation” said Chris Hynes, Human Resources Leader for The Concord Group. “Understanding and supporting our employees’ well-being plays a significant role in our company’s success. We take pride in offering engagement opportunities throughout the year that educate and promote wellness for all staff members, contributing to a more productive and satisfied workforce.”

The Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation, formerly known as the Cigna Well-Being Award, evaluates organizations based on the core components of their well-being program, including leadership and culture, program foundations, program execution, and whole person health.

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Concord Group Insurance Appoints Michael W. Percy to Board of Directors

The Concord Group Insurance Companies recently announced the unanimous appointment of Michael W. Percy, CPCU, AIM, AIC as it's newest member to the Board of Directors. 

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The Concord Group's AM Best A+ Rating Reaffirmed for 2023

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa- “(Superior) for the members of The Concord Group Insurance Companies for the third consecutive year.

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The Concord Group Receives Great Place to Work Certification™ for Second Year

The Concord Group Insurance Companies s proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at The Concord Group.

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The Concord Group Receives 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award

The Concord Group has been recognized by the New Hampshire Governor’s Council on Physical Activity & Health and presented with the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award. This award is given annually to organizations who accomplish outstanding achievements in promoting healthy lifestyles by providing opportunities for physical activity, nutrition, and overall health.

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Workers Compensation Product Launch

Concord Group Insurance announces the launch of Workers Compensation in New England. This new product offering provides comprehensive coverage, value-added services, and growth-focused pricing.

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IIHS Recognizes The Concord Group's 30 Year Relationship

The Concord Group has been recognized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for its 30-year membership commitment. IIHS is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing death, injuries, and property damage due to motor vehicle accidents.

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The Concord Group Presented with Granite United Way's GIVE Award

The Concord Group has been presented with Granite United Way’s 2020 GIVE Award. The GIVE Award is presented to individuals and groups who demonstrate resiliency through contributions, whether financially or through volunteerism. Recipients are nominated and selected by each New Hampshire county. “Helping those in need is at the core of who we are, and we greatly value the long history we have of working with the Granite United Way to give back to the communities we live and work in,” said, Michael Nolin, Jr., Senior Vice President & COO of The Concord Group.

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MIAA Names Concord Group as Company of the Year

The Concord Group has been selected as the 2020 Company of the Year by the Maine Insurance Agents Association (MIAA). Each year, the Young Agents Association administers a survey to all MIAA members that rates insurance companies based on specific service criteria including company relations, product delivery, superior service, and fair claims settlement.

“This honor reflects our 100% commitment to the Independent Agent and is a tribute to the long-standing agency partnerships that collaboratively give us the ability to meet the needs of our New England policyholders,” said Michael Percy, Vice President of Field Operations for The Concord Group. 

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NAIA Selects The Concord Group as 2020 Large Company of the Year

The North American Insurance Alliance (NAIA) honored The Concord Group as its 2019 Large Company of the Year. Businesses are selected based on, but not limited to, perceived ease of doing business, claim satisfaction, working relationship between agents and NAIA, and a demonstrated partnership with NAIA by fostering strong relationships that carry over to member agencies.