Ed Leefeldt

What If I’m Wrong?
Industry What If I’m Wrong?
In mid-2010, Jay Fishman watched as interest rates on bonds and Treasuries, the ...
October 11, 2012
Opportunity Knocks: It’s Complicated
Industry Opportunity Knocks: It’s Complicated
Regulators who bypassed brokers in insurance exchanges quickly discovered their...
June 11, 2012
Tape Dispenser
Industry Tape Dispenser
New York’s Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky talks deregulation...
March 11, 2012
Pay Attention to Workers Comp Now, or Pay Later
Brokerage Ops Pay Attention to Workers Comp Now, or Pay Later
Even if you discount a potential NFL time bomb, employers will soon have to pay ...
February 11, 2012
$1 Billion Time Bomb
Industry $1 Billion Time Bomb
Decades of ignoring safety catches up to the NFL.
February 11, 2012
The Council’s Focus Has Special Meaning to Members
Lifestyle The Council’s Focus Has Special Meaning to Members
If one person can make a difference, imagine what two can do.
December 1, 2011
Rodney Dangerfield of Good Deeds
Lifestyle Rodney Dangerfield of Good Deeds
McKinsey: P-C Carriers ‘Get No Respect’
December 1, 2011
Heads You Win
Industry Heads You Win
St. Baldrick’s improving the odds for kids with cancer.
December 1, 2011
High Level of Energy
Lifestyle High Level of Energy
For Bob Hixon of Houston’s Wortham, it’s all about serving big Texas clients...
November 1, 2011
Hank Greenberg Talks…and Ducks
Industry Hank Greenberg Talks…and Ducks
About the AIG bailout, the economy and C. V. Starr, but not Eliot Spitzer.
October 1, 2011
Mirror Image? Romneycare vs. Obamacare
Health+Benefits Mirror Image? Romneycare vs. Obamacare
Romneycare vs. Obamacare
July 11, 2011
State-Hood
Industry State-Hood
State regulators hold up progress on historic surplus lines reform.
July 1, 2011
The Wild, Wild East
Industry The Wild, Wild East
The Asian market is no place for business gunslingers. Contemplative Zen gardene...
May 16, 2011
Winter of Our Discontent
Industry Winter of Our Discontent
Four of the five coastline earthquakes and tsunamis have occurred in the last 13...
April 15, 2011
Riders in the Sky
P&C Riders in the Sky
The risky world of the last American cowboys: high-riding balloonists.
April 1, 2011
The Gravity of the Situation
Industry The Gravity of the Situation
How Peter Eastwood kept key people in his orbit and Lexington afloat after the A...
April 1, 2011
Family Front Man
Lifestyle Family Front Man
Jamie Crystal is out front for his New York-based family brokerage, growing it o...
January 1, 2011
Crude Awakening
P&C Crude Awakening
Winners and Losers: The Truth About the Victims of the Gulf Oil Spill
November 24, 2010
Healthcare House of Cards
Health+Benefits Healthcare House of Cards
History shows that the centerpiece of ObamaCare has been financially unsustainab...
October 10, 2010
A Different Kind of Mogul
Lifestyle A Different Kind of Mogul
J. Powell Brown spent a year as a ski bum. Now he navigates a different kind of ...
October 1, 2010
Eliot Unzipped
Industry Eliot Unzipped
As his deeds crumble around him, Eliot Spitzer attempts to rehabilitate his publ...
July 1, 2010
Jumpers and Dumpers
Industry Jumpers and Dumpers
Many game the Massachusetts system, helping to make it the most expensive health...
May 1, 2010
Twist of Fate
Industry Twist of Fate
The rubric of the old benefits model turns into a new group benefits opportunity...
May 1, 2010