david walshDavid Walsh

IFNY Vice President

David Walsh is the Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Life Insurance Company. Prior to joining Amalgamated, Mr. Walsh served in senior executive positions at AIG and Swiss Re, and served as Director of Insurance and Director of International Trade for the State of Alaska. His professional career also includes having served as a member of the United States delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as a prosecutor during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and for ten years on the Anchorage, Alaska Assembly (City Council).
Currently, Mr. Walsh serves on the boards of numerous professional and charitable organizations, including: Insurance Federation of New York, Sidney Hillman Foundation, andThe College of Mt. St. Vincent. Additionally, he is a member of the local and regional boards of the Boy Scouts of America. His previous affiliations include that as President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Co-Founder and First Chairman of the International Association of Insurance Commissioners, member of the Board of Regents of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, Chairman of the Life Insurance Council of New York, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace University Law School from 1998 to 2004. He is a frequent public speaker.
Mr. Walsh earned a Master’s degree in Professional Studies, Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, a JD degree from the University of Wisconsin, an MBA from Alaska Pacific University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Loras College. He is currently working toward a Ph.D from the University College Dublin.
tel. (917) 733-5520    email: david.j.walsh25@gmail.com