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Corrigan Honored with Distiguished Service Award

Peter Corrigan, president of leading homeowners insurance carrier Florida Family Insurance, has been awarded the Mark Trafton Distinguished Service Award by the Florida Insurance Council (FIC).  The award was bestowed during FIC’s Summer Symposium.

Established in 2011 in memory of the late Mark Trafton, an insurance expert and consumer advocate, the Mark Trafton Distinguished Service Award is one of FIC’s highest honors.  It was created to recognize exceptional commitment and service to FIC and the insurance industry.  Corrigan expressed his deep gratitude for receiving the award, which was presented to him by Trafton’s son and fellow Florida insurance industry leader, James “JT” Trafton.

“I am extremely honored to receive this award, named after one of the insurance industry’s most well respected influencers, not to mention a tireless advocate for protecting Floridians,” said Corrigan.  “To be recognized by the FIC for my commitment to an industry that I love is very humbling.”

 A graduate of Florida State University, Corrigan began his more than 30-year career in the insurance industry as an underwriter for Prudential Property and Casualty Insurance Company.  In 1992, he became the regional manager of the Southeastern Regional Service Office for Prudential, responsible for all personal, automobile, property, umbrella and watercraft lines in 14 states.  Corrigan joined Florida Family in 1998 and was promoted to president in 2008. In 2010, he was appointed to the Regulatory Reform transition team by Florida’s governor-elect.  He served two consecutive terms as chairman of FIC from 2011 to 2013, after which he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014 in recognition of his outstanding leadership of the organization.  Corrigan is also a past recipient of FIC’s Wade Holland Distinguished Service Award, and a former chairman of the Florida Windstorm Underwriting Association (FWUA).  He has designations from the Insurance Institute of America, including the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriting (CPCU), Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), and Associate in Risk Management (ARM).

The Florida Insurance Council was established in 1962 to represent the insurance sector in legislative, regulatory, judicial and executive branch forums. The Council is Florida's largest company trade association, representing 31 insurers groups consisting of 236 companies—which write more than $33 billion a year in premium volume and provide all lines of coverage.