ESS NEXTIER Selects RiskMatch Platform for Data/Analytics to Sharpen Client Focus, Build Insurer Relations, Drive Efficiency

November 5, 2015 /

ESS NexTier Insurance Group, a Pennsylvania-based insurance brokerage, employee benefits and risk management consulting firm, has selected RiskMatch, a subsidiary of Vertafore, for data and analytics, and plans to leverage the patented digital technology to enhance service to clients in multiple industry sectors, expand insurer relationships and drive innovation and transactional efficiency.

“As a leading insurance provider for clients in multiple industries across Pennsylvania and around the world, we are constantly looking for new ways to enhance our service capabilities and delivery,” said Richard Putnam, President, ESS NexTier. “The RiskMatch platform gives brokers and industry specialists in our three offices the ability to collaborate quickly and more effectively to address the emerging needs of our clients. At the same time, we look forward to leveraging the platform both to expand our relationships with insurers and to conduct the transactional aspects of our business with greater speed and efficiency.”

“We’re thrilled that ESS NexTier is now among the growing number of firms now using the RiskMatch platform,” said Kabir Syed, senior vice president of Intelligence Solutions at Vertafore. “With its industry focus, ESS NexTier will be able to leverage the platform’s various tools and resources to build on various elements of its successful business strategy, while achieving greater operational efficiency.”

RiskMatch provides insurance portfolio management and placement support services to insurance brokers and insurers. The largest platform of its kind, RiskMatch provides analytics and related support services for $25 billion in annual commercial property and casualty insurance premium placed by insurance brokers throughout the U.S.

With offices in Butler, Kittanning, and Pittsburgh, PA, ESS NexTier offers a wide spectrum of property and casualty, risk management and employee benefits solutions to businesses and individual clients throughout Pennsylvania and the world. For over 50 years, the firm’s reliable and leading-edge insurance brokerage and consulting services have enabled clients to secure their assets, their workforce, and their bottom line.

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About RiskMatch A wholly owned subsidiary of Vertafore, RiskMatch is an analytics firm that delivers a suite of web-based solutions for insurance brokers and underwriters throughout the U.S. Its patented platform delivers an array of portfolio management, analytic and data management services designed to enable brokers and underwriters to enhance performance, reduce costs, facilitate growth, and improve their client service capabilities.

CONTACT: Brian Brady Public Relations Manager, Vertafore  (720) 787-3114 brian.brady@vertafore.com