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NYIA Leadership | First Vice Chair | Edward Harper
President & CEO
Statewide Underwriting Services
Edward Harper is president and chief executive officer of Statewide Underwriting Services, which includes Mid-Hudson Co-Operative Insurance Company, Claverack Cooperative Insurance Company, Midrox Insurance Company and Statewide Underwriters Agency, Inc. Mr. Harper joined Mid-Hudson Co-Operative in 2012, oversaw the affiliation of Claverack Cooperative Insurance Company in 2015 and the creation of Statewide Underwriting Services in 2018.
Prior to his current position, he was an Assistant Vice President for Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and served on a team that serviced small mutual insurance companies throughout the United States. Mr. Harper holds the Associate in Reinsurance designation (ARe) and Charted Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Le Moyne College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University at Albany. He is a board member of the New York Insurance Association and serves as their first vice chair. He is also a member of their Audit Committee.