Articles by Barry J. Koestler II

Koestler II is the chief ratings officer of Demotech Inc., Insurance Journal's official research partner.

Demotech Inc. Reveals Leading Multi-State Property/Casualty Insurers

In order to continue the discussion regarding what constitutes a Super Regional P/C Insurer™ and to give definition to this important group of insurers, Demotech Inc. analyzed year-end 2020 data for property/casualty insurance companies. This data was utilized to classify …

2020 Super Regional P/C Insurers

Demotech Inc. Reveals Leading Multi-State Property/Casualty Insurers In order to continue the discussion regarding what constitutes a Super Regional P/C Insurer™ and to give definition to this important group of insurers, Demotech Inc. analyzed year-end 2019 data for property/casualty insurance …

Near National P/C Carriers Identified for 2019

This year marks the 13th year of the Demotech Company Classification System, which was established in the Feb. 12, 2007, issue of Insurance Journal. The system categorizes insurers into one of 11 categories based on an analysis of data reported …

2019 Super Regional P/C Insurers

In order to continue the discussion regarding what constitutes a Super Regional P/C Insurer™ and to give definition to this important group of insurers, Demotech Inc. analyzed year-end 2018 data for property/casualty insurance companies. This data was utilized to classify …

State Specialist P/C Carriers Identified for 2018

The Demotech Company Classification System categorizes insurers into one of 11 categories created by Demotech based on the analysis of data reported by companies to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The 11 categories are Nationals, Near Nationals, Super …

Near National P/C Carriers Identified for 2018

This year marks the 12th year of the Demotech Company Classification System, which was established in the Feb. 12, 2007 issue of Insurance Journal. The system categorizes insurers into one of 11 categories based on an analysis of data reported …

2016 State Specialist P/C Insurers Revealed: Demotech

The Demotech Company Classification System categorizes insurers into one of 11 categories based on an analysis of data reported by companies to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The 11 categories that comprise the system are Nationals, Near Nationals, …

Near National P/C Carriers Identified for 2016

2016 marks the 10th year of the Demotech Company Classification System, which was established in the Feb. 12, 2007 issue of Insurance Journal. Our system categorizes insurers into one of 11 categories based on an analysis of data reported by …

2016 Super Regional P/C Insurers™

In order to continue the discussion regarding what constitutes a Super Regional P/C Insurer™ and to give definition to this important group of insurers, Demotech Inc. analyzed year-end 2015 data for property/casualty insurance companies.This data was utilized to classify and …

2015 State Specialist P/C Insurers Revealed

The Demotech Company Classification System categorizes insurers into one of 11 categories based on an analysis of data reported by companies to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The 11 categories that comprise the system are Nationals, Near Nationals, …