Christopher M. Treanor

Christopher M. Treanor is the president of Preferred Concepts, LLC, a specialty insurance broker and program administrator.

Articles By Author

Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

August 3, 2015

Property/casualty insurance market cycles may one day become a thing of the past.

When Worlds Collide: The Effect of Alternative Capital on the P/C Market

August 1, 2014

The entrance of alternative capital has helped put downward pressure on property/casualty rates.

In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

August 1, 2013

The property/casualty market may be hardening, but the good news for insurance buyers is that increases will be moderate.

The Long Journey to Equilibrium in the P/C Insurance Market

August 1, 2012

In the past, the market has swung sharply from underpricing to overpricing. Today, it is reaching equilibrium.

The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

August 1, 2012

Current rate changes in the insurance market do not signify a hard market. They mark the beginning of a new future.

How to Navigate the Coming Market Change

August 1, 2011

What risk managers need to do in the months to come.

A Change Gonna Come

August 1, 2011

Breaking down the coming turn in the property/casualty insurance market cycle.

Sidestepping Insanity: The 2010 P/C Market Mid-Year Review

August 1, 2010

Even during a soft market, we know the hard market is inevitable. It’s the same thing that has happened over and over again and, as Einstein said, expecting anything else is the definition of insanity.