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ABD Insurance & Financial Services Expands its Construction Practice

SAN MATEO, California – ABD Insurance and Financial Services (ABD) announced today it is growing their Construction and Surety Practices. Bryan Martin, Teresa Crespo, Jean Neu and Erin Bautista join The ABD Team.

The expanded Construction & Surety practices has capabilities to handle all construction related risks.  Clients we serve include General Contractors, subcontractors and specialty contractors performing public works and private Commercial, Industrial and Residential projects. Our practice offers Surety, Subcontractor Default Insurance, General Liability, Contractor’s Professional Liability, Pollution, Builders Risk, CCIP, OCIP, Auto, Contractor’s Equipment, and all other coverages to address construction related risk.  Additionally, ABD’s team supports our clients with expert claims advocacy, risk control and contract management.

Bryan Martin will lead the ABD Construction and Surety Practice. For twenty five years, Bryan has worked as both an Underwriter and Surety and Insurance Broker, specializing in Surety, and Construction Insurance. Prior to joining ABD, Bryan was a SVP and Practice Leader at Willis Insurance Services of California

“I am thrilled to be at ABD, a company that is focused on providing our clients with the resources they need and deserve,” said Bryan Martin.

Bryan is joined by Teresa Crespo, Vice President, Account Executive, Jean Neu, Vice President, Surety Account Executive, and Erin Bautista, Vice President, Surety Account Executive to focus on construction risk management and surety. Teresa most recently was the Vice President, Client Manager at Marsh and previously held senior roles at Willis and Johnson & Higgins. Jean joins the team from Willis where she was a Vice President in the Surety Department. Erin joins us from Willis where she was a Vice President handling surety and subcontractor default insurance matters.

“With significant growth in construction projects, obtaining the right insurance is critical,” said Rod Sockolov, EVP and Founding Principal – Property & Casualty at The ABD Team. “The new team’s deep background in the construction and surety sector, combined with our existing high touch risk management service platform, enables us to meet the needs of our clients and construction industry”.


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