Beecher Carlson Broker Peter Kranz Recognized as a 2020 Captives Power Broker

Topics: Captives

Peter Kranz
Managing Director
Beecher Carlson, Burlington, VT

Peter Kranz, Executive Managing Director, Beecher Carlson

For an industry with as broad a reach as insurance, it can be mind-numbing to consider just how misunderstood commercial and primary lines are by regulators and the public.

Primary layer property and casualty insurance is one thing. But add in the specialty of captives and you have a level of a professional practice that barely one in a thousand would comprehend.

Thankfully, for his clients, there is Beecher Carlson’s Peter Kranz. For a real estate company, Kranz developed one of the first tenant liability programs for a large, multi-family property owner.

In addition, Kranz and his risk manager client developed a captive solution for a unique professional liability exposure held by the ultimate owner of the real estate company.

For another client, Kranz and his team at Beecher worked with the client’s human resources and risk finance functions to develop programs for employee medical financing. He and the client are also in the evaluation stages of developing risk financing opportunities such as performance guarantees and programs with parametric triggers.

“I would rate Pete and his team as first class in the area of customer service. They are always available, day and night,” said an admiring and thankful client.

“Given that I am UK-based and they are based in Vermont, and I’m traveling around the U.S., they are always focused on our needs and aims rather than simply relying on prior knowledge or what other insurers are offering,” the client said.

All 2020 Power Broker Winners

2020 Captives Power Broker Winners and Finalists

What is a Power Broker?

A Risk & Insurance Power Broker® is an individual who stands out among their peers for the exceptional client work they delivered over the past year. While brokers play many key roles in the insurance industry and risk profession, a Power Broker® award recognizes problem solving, customer service and industry knowledge.

Our goal is to broadly recognize and promote outstanding risk management and customer service among the brokerage community.

Who selects the winners?

Power Brokers are selected by risk managers based on the strength of the testimonials they provide to a team of 15 Risk & Insurance editors and writers.


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