Michael T. Murdock

SVP, Berkley Risk

Contact Info

Berkley Risk
222 South Ninth Street, Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 766-3800
Fax: (612) 766-3099


Michael T. Murdock has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years in various industry technical and management positions, including claims adjuster, supervisor, regional claims manager, vice president, chief operating officer, and president in insurance, reinsurance, risk management, and third-party administrator (TPA) firms, handling all lines of insurance.

With his diversified multiline insurance background, Mr. Murdock has not only personally adjusted and audited many insurance claims, but has also formed and managed two TPA firms. He is a licensed adjuster, and has been licensed as an insurance broker/agent, surplus lines broker, reinsurance broker, and certified insurance consultant. He has worked in the traditional, specialty, London, and the alternative insurance markets. These experiences have allowed him to write from both an insurance company and TPA executive perspective.

Mr. Murdock has a master's degree in Insurance Management from Boston University and holds the following insurance designations:

  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI)
  • Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI) (from the International Center for Captive Insurance Education)

Mr. Murdock grew up in Massapequa, New York, and spent most of his career in the northeastern part of the United States. He is married with three daughters and currently resides in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area.

Currently, Mr. Murdock is the senior vice president of Claims and Program Services at Berkley Risk, a W.R. Berkley Company. Berkley Risk provides insurance management and claim administration services.

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