MEMIC Expands New York Office

Portland, ME, August 14, 2014 – Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group has announced the appointment of two new underwriters to serve its agents in the state of New York. 

Together, Steven Crobar and Margaret Templeton bring more than 45 years of insurance industry experience to the MEMIC team. As Senior Production Underwriters, Templeton and Crobar will be responsible for identifying areas of opportunity and growing new and renewal business. Templeton will work from the company's Albany office with responsibility in the Eastern corridor of the state including Long Island while Crobar will be based in Syracuse with responsibility in Central and Western New York.

"New York is our largest state in terms of premium outside of Maine," said Vice President of Underwriting Jeff Funk. "The experience these professionals bring to MEMIC will be a great asset to our aggressive growth plans for the state. We continue to see lots of opportunity in New York."

Crobar is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from LeMoyne College in Syracuse. Templeton is working towards completion of her Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting (CPCU) designation. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology from the State University of New York, Oswego.




The MEMIC Group includes parent company, Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company, rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, and MEMIC Indemnity Company, also rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, as well as MEMIC Casualty Company, also rated "A" (Excellent). As super-regional workers' compensation specialty insurers, The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers' compensation in 46 states plus the District of Columbia. The group insures nearly 20,000 employers and their estimated 300,000 employees, and holds more than $1 billion in assets. The group maintains offices in Manchester, NH; Glastonbury, CT; Albany, NY; Weehawken, NJ; West Conshohocken, PA; Tysons Corner, VA; and Tampa, FL; in addition to its headquarters in Portland, ME.