USI Vice President of White Plains, New York Office, Matthew Wiener, Selected by Business Insurance as 40 Under 40 Winner for 2015

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40 Under 40 Program Recognizes Leadership Attributes, Client Service Skills and Insurance Expertise

USI White Plains, NY VP, Matthew Wiener

Jim Butler, USI RCEO for the Northeast region, said: "Matt possesses a library of knowledge that he applies in a personal and proactive manner when advising his clients. Showing how much he cares for his clients’ businesses is what sets him apart."

USI Insurance Services (“USI”) announced that Matthew Wiener, vice president of the White Plains, N.Y., office, has been named a recipient of this year’s Business Insurance’s 40 Under 40 Awards. He is one of 10 honorees in the Northeast region of the United States to receive this award.

Wiener joined USI in July 2014, and his responsibilities include insurance placement, risk assessment, claims services and contract negotiation for property casualty clients in the real estate, construction and hospitality industries. Known for having a laser focus on client business issues and challenges, Wiener has a strong track record of leveraging the USI ONE Advantage™ to pull together measurable insurance programs that have led to positive bottom-line outcomes for clients. Prior to USI, he was a broker with GFI Insurance Services for three years. Wiener received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at Boston University in 2008.

James M. Butler, regional chief executive officer for the USI Northeast region, said: “Matt possesses a library of knowledge that he applies in a personal and proactive manner when advising his clients. This consultative approach has resulted in Matt helping his clients make better informed decisions and grow their businesses. He is someone who prides himself on the service he provides and makes it a priority to be available to his clients, regardless of the time or day of the week. Showing how much he cares for his clients’ businesses is what sets him apart, and I am thrilled he is being honored with this well-deserved award.”

William Scott, president of the USI White Plains, New York, office, said: “Matt’s commitment to excellence makes him a wonderful role model for young professionals in this industry. He works tirelessly to cultivate and deepen relationships within the vertical industries that he focuses on, and he has a great ability to balance the day-to-day critical needs of his clients while managing their longer term growth strategy. Matt has a long and successful career ahead of him at USI, and I congratulate him on receiving this prestigious honor.”

In its third year, Business Insurance magazine’s 40 Under 40 program recognizes leadership attributes, client service skills and expertise among retail insurance brokers younger than 40. The program is divided into four regions of the United States with 10 honorees per region. Honorees were selected by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance based on their ability to demonstrate excellence in providing client service, expertise in their field of operations, and effectiveness in leadership. Profiles of all honorees will be published in the Oct. 12 issue of Business Insurance.

The honorees will be celebrated at four regional receptions hosted by Business Insurance in October. A reception will be held October 13 in Atlanta, Ga.; October 15 in New York, N.Y.; October 20 in Los Angeles, Calif.; and October 22 in Chicago, Ill. For more information on the receptions, visit http://conferences.businessinsurance.com/conference/40-under-40/2015/register.

About USI Insurance Services
USI has more than 4,400 dedicated, experienced and innovative professionals connected across over 140 offices throughout the United States, and is a leader in insurance brokerage and consulting in property-casualty, employee benefits, personal risk services, retirement, program and specialty solutions. With approximately $1.0 billion in annualized revenue, USI is the 3rd largest privately held insurance broker(1), the 4th largest privately held commercial lines broker in the United States(2), and the 12th largest insurance brokerage firm in the world(3). USI is also the 3rd largest privately held personal lines broker in the United States(2) and the 7th largest benefits broker ranked by global benefits revenue(4). USI has been recognized for its innovation by Information Week 500 and Best’s Review January 2014 Innovation Showcase. Visit the Company’s website at http://www.usi.biz.

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1 Business Insurance Largest Privately Owned Brokers, July 21, 2014
2 Insurance Journal’s 2013 Top 50 Privately Held Personal Lines (excludes non standard auto brokers-aggregators) and Insurance Journal’s 2014 Privately Held Commercial Lines Leader Ranking
3 Best's Review's Leader Issue July 2015, Top Global Insurance Brokers Ranking
4 Business Insurance Largest Benefits Brokers, July 21, 2014

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