Canadian Underwriter

Measuring Up: The 2017 National Broker Survey

October 20, 2017   by Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

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Canadian Underwriter’s inaugural National Broker Survey took the pulse of brokers across the country on issues ranging from strategies to grow their businesses to using technology, attracting talent and advancing the broker value proposition.

There were 709 respondents in all. Of the 486 respondents who provided their positions, slightly more than 41% identified themselves as owners/co-owners, 9% report being a chief/senior executive without a significant ownership stake, 20% note other executive or manager without significant ownership stake, and 30% say front-line broker with little or no management responsibility.

About eight in 10 of the 509 brokers commenting on how they spend their days, a meaningful amount of that is spent working directly with customers in a broker capacity and almost as many, about 75%, say they are more satisfied than not to be doing what they are now doing.

Read the full article in the Digital Edition of the October 2017 Canadian Underwriter.

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