WOODBURY, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SterlingRisk, a leading national insurance brokerage, has hired Jason Walker as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Mr. Walker will be responsible for the oversight for all property/casualty carrier relationships, including product placement for large and select lines. He'll have front line involvement with key account placement and will oversee new business account strategy and execution. In addition, Mr. Walker will be involved in portfolio management with key carrier partners and will provide day-to-day supervision of the Commercial Lines Marketing team.
"We're very excited to have Jason on board with SterlingRisk," stated Leslie Nylund, President of SterlingRisk. "His knowledge, expertise and relationships will be a huge asset to the company."
Mr. Walker joins SterlingRisk with over 14 years of industry experience. He began his career at American International Group (AIG) handling claims in their Technical Services division. Mr. Walker then transitioned into underwriting, where he quickly moved up the ranks to become the NY RSO / Lexington Regional Casualty Manager overseeing the New York and New Jersey territory. Most recently, he was at CRC Insurance Services as a Casualty Production Broker / Wholesaler.
Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 210 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Utah and California. Ranked in the nation's top 40 independently owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients. The company specializes in multiple areas including property and casualty insurance, aviation, employee benefits consulting, risk management, loss control, claims management, estate planning and business succession planning. For more information, visit www.sterlingrisk.com or call 516-487-0300.