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Jul 16 2019

Builders Mutual Named to Ward 50’s Top Performing Companies for Safety, Consistency and Performance

Jodi Vedelli

RALEIGH, N.C. – Builders Mutual, a leading writer of commercial insurance for the construction industry in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, is honored to announce it has been named to the prestigious Ward's 50 group of top performing companies for 2019. The recognition notes Builders Mutual’s outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over a five year period (2014-2018).

This annual designation from the industry-leading organization, Ward Group, identifies companies that pass financial stability requirements and measure their ability to grow while maintaining strong capital positions and underwriting results. To be awarded this designation, insurance companies must pass thresholds of performance and excellence.

“Having the Ward Group recognize Builders Mutual in the esteemed Ward’s 50 is a testament to our financial strength over the past 5 years. It required the dedication of everyone on our team,” said John Boggs, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our employees are committed to caring for our customers, valuing teamwork and delivering results.”

Ward Group is the trusted leader of benchmarking and best practices services for the insurance industry. For the past 29 years, the firm has analyzed the financial performance of nearly 3,000 property-casualty insurance companies and more than 700 life-health insurance companies, identifying the top performers per segment.

About Ward Benchmarking Ward Group is the leading provider of benchmarking and best practices studies for the insurance industry. They analyze staff levels, compensation, business practices, and expenses for all areas of company operations and helps insurers to measure results compared to peer groups, optimize performance, and improve profitability. Since 1991, Ward has performed more than 3,000 operational and compensation benchmarking exercises for companies of all sizes, including more than half of the top 100 U.S. insurance carriers. For more information, visit

About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Their 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. For further information on Aon capabilities, visit

About Builders Mutual Since its inception in 1984, Builders Mutual has broadened its territory beyond North Carolina to include the District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Florida. The company provides commercial insurance coverage to more than 24,000 policyholders through more than 5,000 sales agents and employs more than 350 staff at its Raleigh headquarters.

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