The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers

The Council

Contact Info

The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20004

Phone: (202) 783–4400
Fax: (202) 783–4410


The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers is the premier association for the top regional, national and international commercial insurance and employee benefits intermediaries worldwide. Council members are market leaders who annually place 85 percent of U.S. commercial property/casualty insurance premiums and administer billions of dollars in employee benefits accounts. With expansive international reach, The Council fosters industry wide relationships around the globe by engaging lawmakers, regulators and stakeholders to promote the interests of its members and the valuable role they play in the mitigation of risk for their clients. Founded in 1913, The Council is based in Washington, D.C.

Expert Commentary

Date Article
Feb 2010 Low Consumer Demand and Increased Insurer Appetite Drive Soft Market in Fourth Quarter
Oct 2008 Commercial P/C Premiums Continue To Drop in Third Quarter
Jul 2006 Council Survey Shows Prices Up, Capacity Down for Cat Exposures
May 2006 First Quarter Market Survey: Commercial PC Renewal Rates Flat
Feb 2006 The Council's Fourth Quarter Market Survey Shows Wind, Flood Coverage Problems for Coastal Property
Nov 2005 Commercial P/C Market Bracing for Katrina/Rita Impact
Jul 2005 Commercial P/C Market Softens More in Second Quarter, Council Survey Shows
Apr 2005 Commercial Property/Casualty Premium Rates Continue To Soften in First Quarter 2005
Jan 2005 Fourth Quarter Survey Shows Significant Softening in Commercial P/C Market
Oct 2004 Third Quarter Commercial P/C Premiums Continue To Drop
Jul 2004 Council Market Index Shows Continued Softening for Commercial P/C Insurance Market in Second Quarter
Apr 2004 Commercial Property/Casualty Market Continues To Ease
Jan 2004 Commercial Property/Casualty Rates in Fourth Quarter 2003 Suggest Price Competition Is Returning
Oct 2003 Third Quarter Marks Return to Competition for Some Commercial Insurance Lines, Flattening of Premiums for Commercial Property Accounts
Aug 2003 Market Survey Finds Property/Casualty Premiums Flattening
Apr 2003 First Quarter 2003 CIAB Market Survey: Markets May Be Stabilizing
Mar 2003 CIAB Shows Businesses Rejecting Terrorism Coverage
Jan 2003 Fourth Quarter 2002 CIAB Market Survey: Premiums Still on the Rise
Oct 2002 Commercial Insurance Market Index Released
Aug 2002 A Hard Market in Real Distress, The Council's Second Quarter 2002 Rate Survey Shows