Industry Leaders Discuss Challenges and Opportunities At N.Y. Insurance Assn. Annual Conference

GNY’s President and CEO Elizabeth Heck was selected for the panel of experts convened by the New York Insurance Association (NYIA) for its’ annual conference June 1st.

The panel discussed regulatory impediments to a vibrant free market; the effect of record low interest rates; the customer service nature of the industry and how New York State oftentimes lags behind neighboring states in approving new policy forms.

Serving on the panel with Liz was, from left, Robert Wong, president, Associated Mutual Insurance Cooperative; Edward Amsler, president and CEO, Donald J. Fager & Associates; Norman Orlowski, President and CEO, Erie and Niagara Insurance Assn. and Steven Coffey, president and CEO, Broome Co-operative Insurance Company, who moderated the panel.