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Conner Strong & Buckelew

April 24, 2014 09:00 ET

Conner Strong & Buckelew Names Bill Motherway President of New York Operations

MARLTON, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2014) - Conner Strong & Buckelew, a leading insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm, announced today that Bill Motherway will join the company as President of the firm's New York operations. A 30-year veteran of the New York insurance industry, Motherway will be responsible for the management of Conner Strong & Buckelew's commercial property and casualty operations, including business development, with a focus on the construction and real estate development sectors.

"There are few people in our industry with Bill's breadth and depth of experience in the property and casualty space and, more specifically, the construction industry," said Michael Tiagwad, President and CEO of Conner Strong & Buckelew. "Having someone of his caliber lead our New York operations ensures that we consistently bring the highest levels of knowledge and experience to our clients."

Motherway previously served as Executive Vice President for Tishman Construction Corporation, an AECOM Company, where he oversaw the corporate-wide enterprise risk management program, including safety and loss prevention, litigation management, disaster preparedness and the administration of corporate property and casualty programs. While at Tishman, Motherway also served as Director of Compliance and managed the day-to-day operations of the company's captive insurance company, which he is credited with launching.

Prior to Tishman, Motherway served as the Risk Manager for the City of New York where he led a number of signature projects involving alternative risk solutions and wrap-up insurance programs. Additionally, Motherway currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association, a leading industry organization he joined in 2011, and is a licensed attorney in the States of New York and Florida.

"The New York insurance market is arguably the largest and most complex in the country -- with tens of billions of dollars in projects happening at any given time," said Motherway. "I'm looking forward to bringing Conner Strong & Buckelew's best-in-class service and expertise to this region's highest profile contractors and developers."

Mr. Motherway will operate out of Conner Strong & Buckelew's new Manhattan, New York office.

About Conner Strong & Buckelew
Conner Strong & Buckelew is a leading insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm. Through proprietary approaches, the firm offers customized programs designed to align with organizational goals and drive bottom-line growth. Founded in 1959 with offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Florida, Conner Strong & Buckelew places approximately $1 billion in premium volume and has a team of over 300 professionals, serving clients throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn at

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