Harford Mutual Insurance Group Named to Ward’s 50 ® List of Top-Performing Insurance Companies for Second Consecutive Year


Harford Mutual Insurance Group has been named to the prestigious Ward’s 50 ® list of top-performing property-casualty insurance companies for the second consecutive year. The company was recognized for outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over the past five years, from 2017 – 2021.

“This is the second year in a row and only the second time in our 180-year history of receiving this honor, achieving results outperforming nearly 3,000 other P&C carriers in the industry, said Steven Linkous, President and CEO of Harford Mutual Insurance Group. “While good fortune does play a role, this highest achievement is only possible with the hard work, dedication, and keen execution of successful strategies. It also speaks to the incredible capacity, unity, and power of our Board of Directors, Leadership Team, Management Team, and each and every employee of our great company.”

Ward Group, a business unit of Aon plc, is a leading provider of benchmarking and best practices studies for the insurance industry. Every year, Ward Group analyzes the financial performance of nearly 3,000 property-casualty insurers and identifies the top 50 in the United States. Each company must pass all safety and consistency tests and achieve superior performance over the five years analyzed in several areas, including revenue growth, surplus growth, and average combined ratio.

For further details and a complete list of the 2022 Ward’s 50® companies, visit  Ward’s 50 Property-Casualty Companies (aon.com).

About Harford Mutual Insurance Group

Harford Mutual Insurance Group, founded in 1842 in Harford County, Maryland, provides commercial property and casualty insurance products and services to a regional market. The company ended 2021 with $290 million in direct written premium sold through nearly 450 independent agents in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington DC. Harford Mutual contributed more than $625,000 in community support in 2021. Harford Mutual is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the leading credit rating organization dedicated to serving the global insurance industry. For more information, visit www.HarfordMutual.com.

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