Ryan McCormack, Executive vice president, property division, RT Specialty
Specialty: Real estate
A former professional basketball player in Europe, Ryan McCormack first entered the insurance industry with Aon, where he worked for three years. After joining RT Specialty’s casualty team, McCormack switched to the property division under the suggestion of his office’s president. “I was given great advice from a friend who said in that property you will always be able to play on the primary layer, and they were 100% right,” McCormack says.
As a wholesaler, McCormack knows the importance of picking up the phone and chatting with agents and markets, which allows for an open dialogue about what trends are emerging and what direction the overall market is headed. “The most exciting part of our business is the constant competition,” he says. “To try day in and day out to put the best product on the table, along with a market that can change trends on a daily basis, makes it fun.”