Martin will marshal Liberty Mutual’s global construction and surety capabilities to help clients and brokers manage the complex risks they face

BOSTON (Nov. 10, 2022) – Liberty Mutual Insurance today announced the appointment of Jeff Martin as Construction Distribution Executive for its Global Risk Solutions (GRS) division, which provides a full range of commercial and specialty insurance, surety, and reinsurance solutions to businesses around the world.

Reporting to GRS Manager of Distribution Jeffrey McFarland, Martin will develop wholistic solutions for brokers and clients by bringing together industry-leading construction risk management and surety products and services from across GRS, including builder’s risk & contractor’s equipment, environmental liability, designers and contractors professional liability, wrap-up,  subcontractor default insurance, and risk engineering.

“Jeff’s appointment underscores our commitment to being a leader in construction risk management and strategically growing our $1.7 billion book,” said McFarland. “His tremendous expertise in complex construction risks coupled with a focus on collaboration, will help brokers protect their clients from the tremendous risks they face in today’s challenging construction market.”   

Based in the Atlanta area, Martin has more than 30 years of insurance experience, the last six of which have been at Liberty Mutual. Most recently, Martin served as Director of Elite Underwriting and managed a complex book of profitable construction business.  Beyond carrier and broker experience, he owned an agency.

“The construction and surety markets face incredible challenges, from inflation and supply chain disruptions to labor shortages and a potential recession,” said Martin. “I look forward to partnering with individual brokers and buyers to identify all the risks they face and to develop a strategic program for managing and mitigating those exposures based on our expertise, products and long-term commitment to the market.” 

Portrait of Jeff Martin


About Liberty Mutual Insurance 
At Liberty Mutual, we believe progress happens when people feel secure. By providing protection for the unexpected and delivering it with care, we help people and businesses embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. 

In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, today we are the sixth largest global property and casualty insurer based on 2021 gross written premium. We also rank 78 on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the US based on 2021 revenue. As of December 31, 2021, we had $48.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue. 

We employ over 45,000 people in 29 countries and economies around the world. We offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, specialty lines, reinsurance, commercial multiple-peril, workers compensation, commercial automobile, general liability, surety, and commercial property. 

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