CNA Select Risk Extends Reach with New York, Los Angeles Offices

CNA Select Risk – which includes Excess & Surplus (E&S) business, as well as Wholesale Property accounts – announces new growth in its Casualty unit with the opening of new locations in New York City and, soon, Los Angeles.

The two new brnches will be housed within existing CNA branch offices.

Sean McPhillips, who recently joined CNA Select Risk as regional assistant vice president, will lead the New York office and focus on developing CNA’s northeast presence. McPhillips has 23 years of casualty insurance experience, mostly as an E&S underwriter. He most recently served as manager of the First Mercury Emerald office in New York City.

Jim Faley, CNA Select Risk’s newly-appointed regional assistant vice president, will lead the Los Angeles office. Faley joins CNA with diverse insurance industry experience that includes serving as vice president for XL Re; and, most recently, managing Excess and Umbrella as Western region manager for First Mercury Emerald.