James J. Wrynn, Esq.


James Wrynn

Former Superintendent, New York State Insurance Department, New York, James J. Wrynn, Esq. brings more than 35 years of professional experience as an attorney, regulator, executive and strategic advisor in the domestic and global insurance and regulatory sectors. As the 40th and last Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department (now the Department of Financial Services), Mr. Wrynn managed and streamlined the operations of both the New York State Insurance Department (NYSID) and the New York Liquidation Bureau (NYLB). He served as the first Deputy Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, the Executive Director of the New York State Insurance Fund, and played an integral role within both the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). Additionally, he has an international presence as a member of Insurance Boards in the United States, European Union and Bermuda.

Mr. Wrynn has served as Vice-Chair of the NAIC’s International Insurance Relations “G” Committee, as Co-Chair of the Rating Agency Working Group, as Vice-Chair of Reinsurance (E) Task Force and as Vice-Chair of the Solvency Modernization Initiative Task Force. He served as Senior Managing Director and one of the leaders in the Global Insurance Services practice at FTI Consulting. Mr. Wrynn is an ARIAS – U.S. Certified Arbitrator. Mr. Wrynn also held the position of Managing Director and Vice-Chair in the U.S. for Guy Carpenter’s Global Strategic Advisory Group.

Jim Wrynn, currently Chief Commercial Officer of National Arbitration and Mediation, Inc., is admitted to practice law in the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  He has earned the Associate Captive Insurance (ACI), Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Workers’ Compensation Professional (WCP) designations.

Mr. Wrynn lives in Douglaston, N.Y., with his wife Maura. They have three grown children Katie, James and Kevin.

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