The Hartford Marks 200 Years

The Hartford marks 200 years in business today, a commemoration recognized at the New York Stock Exchange this morning as CEO Liam E. McGee and CFO Christopher J. Swift rang the opening bell.

“The company has played a critical role in America’s history, protecting and investing in the country’s trials and triumphs,” McGee said. “We have assisted customers through almost every major historic event in the U.S. since 1810.”

Among the milestone marked in the The Hartford’s corporate history:

The bicentennial earned praise from Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell. “As the first insurance company incorporated in Connecticut, The Hartford has grown into one of the preeminent protection and wealth management companies in the United States,” she said.