2nd Annual Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Forum

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
1:15p.m. - Registration | 2:00 - 5:00p.m. – Forum | 5:00 - 6:00p.m. – Cocktail Reception

Union League Club | New York City

REGISTRATION IS FREE, however, pre-registration is required. Space is limited so be sure to register early!

This event is sponsored by:


Francine L. Semaya, Esq. and Howard W. Greene, Esq.

Event Administrator and Marketing Director
Gina Marie Balog-Sartario

Download program materials will be available here. An email will be sent out to all attendees prior to the event.

Surplus Lines

Reinsurance Panel

Former Commissioners’ Roundtable 


1:15pm Registration

1:55pm    Welcome

Daniel F. Maher – Executive Director, ELANY

Nick Pearson, Esq. – President, Insurance Federation of New York

2:00 – 3:00pm   Surplus Lines – Serving Unmet Needs

Howard Greene
– Director of Strategic Initiatives, Excess Line Association of New York

Nancy McCabe – Compliance Director, North America, Willis Towers Watson

Jon Lipton – CIC, CRIS, President, Castle Rock Capacity, LLC, an Epic Company

Maya Cruz – CPCU, Area Vice President, Risk Placement Services, Inc

Richard E. Jodoin – Vice Chairman, Allied World Assurance Company US

3:00 – 4:00pm    Reinsurance Panel – Insurance Business Transfers – Pros and Cons

James J. Wrynn
– Senior Managing Director, Global Insurance Services, FTI Consulting


Elizabeth Kelleher Dwyer, Esq. – Rhode Island Superintendent of Financial Services; Deputy Director of the Department of Business Regulation

Robert Redpath – Senior Vice President and US Legal Director, Enstar

Glen Mulready – Commissioner of the Oklahoma Insurance Department

4:00 – 5:00pm   Former Commissioners’ Roundtable

Francine L. Semaya, Esq.
– Legal and Insurance Regulatory Consultant

Maria Vullo
– Former Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services

Eleanor Kitzman – Former Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Texas (Invited)

Kevin McCarty – Former Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Florida

5:00pm    Closing Remarks – Francine L. Semaya, Esq.

5:00-6:00pm    Cocktail Reception – Library

**CLE and CE Credits pending

(CLE offered in NY, NJ and CT only; CE offered in NY only)

**Attendees must sign in and out at the registration desk before and after the event in order to receive CLE and CE credits. Evaluation forms will be handed out as well and should be dropped off at the registration desk prior to leaving the event.