Overview

Taking cover: Operators will achieve higher commissions as insurance policy pricing continues to rise

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York provides up-to-date sales and market data, allowing you to identify the product and customer segments driving revenue growth. The report identifies the leading companies in the industry, and offers strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the market. Our data forecasts are accompanied by full analysis to illustrate how the market is responding to dominant and emerging trends.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry will face considerable pricing pressure from competitors like online carriers
  • Revenue increased as higher commissions were earned on costlier healthcare policies
  • Homeownership rates in New York are expected to continue to increase marginally

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Insurance Brokers and Agencies industry in New York includes independent players that act as intermediaries during insurance purchases. Industry revenue is dependent upon three factors: policy pricing, demand for insurance and demand for brokers and agencies services to purchase insurance. Demand for industry services in New York has increased over the period as the percentage of New Yorkers with private health insurance has grown. Over the next five years, the industry is expected grow in-line with statewide steady economic growth. The industry will face competition from primary insurance companies looking to sell directly to consumers by investing in in-house sales teams and technology to make and operate their own websites...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Insurance Brokers and Agencies industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.03 to capital investment. This 2017 value is almost identical to what it was in 2012. However, capital intensity levels vary widely by company size. Some of the largest industry participants have established extensive distribution networks, in which a large amount of capital has been invested. This enables these service providers to source solutions in various markets within the United States and throughout the world. Alternatively, non-employing operators have a very low level of capital investment, as many of these sole proprietors work from a very small office and use relatively simple technology.

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    Additional Insights for the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Having an extensive distribution network
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as F405 Number of people with private health insurance in New York and Homeownership rate in New York in the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry?

    This industry includes individuals and businesses that primarily act as agents or brokers in selling insurance policies and annuities. Industry participants earn commission income, mostly as a percentage of the premium of insurance policies sold. They also earn some fee income for providing risk management consulting and other value-added services. This industry is only composed of independent brokers and agencies.

    Industry Products
    P&C Commercial
    P&C Personal
    Health & Medical Insurance
    Life & Accident Insurance
    Annuities
    Industry Activities
    Property and casualty insurance policy brokerage
    Health and medical insurance brokerage
    Life and accident insurance brokerage
    Reinsurance brokerage and administration
    Annuity brokerage
    Risk management consulting

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • F405 Number of people with private health insurance in New York
  • Homeownership rate in New York
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in New York
  • Natural disaster index

  • Current Performance
  • Mixed demand for property and casualty insurance
  • Growth in other lines of insurance
  • Complexity drives industry participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rebound in homeownership and continued economic growth
  • Increased competition from large insurance companies
  • Table: Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Information
  • Educational Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Annuities
  • Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance
  • Reinsurance Carriers

  • Products & Services
  • P&C Commercial
  • P&C Personal
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • Other
  • Annuities
  • Chart: Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Households
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWages and depreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry

  • Major Companies
    Aon CorporationArthur J. Gallagher & Co.Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.Willis Towers Watson PLC
  • Table: Aon Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - financial performance
  • Table: Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Willis Towers Watson PLC - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Insurance Brokers & Agencies in New York Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Extra Stat (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Contingent Commission Arrangement
  • An arrangement in which an insurance broker is paid by the insurer for the placement of business. These arrangements have been deemed inappropriate because of the conflict of interest that they cause.
  • Hard Market
  • A market in which insurance prices are increasing. Insurance markets harden when demand for insurance overshoots supply. The supply of insurance depends on insurers' capital positions.
  • Insurance Agent
  • An individual who is licensed by a state to sell insurance products and services for one or more specific insurance carriers or companies.
  • Insurance Broker
  • An independent agent who represents the buyer during an insurance transaction by trying to find the best policy in regard to coverage and pricing; insurance brokers do not represent the insurer.
  • Soft Market
  • A market in which insurance prices are falling. Insurance markets soften when strong balance sheets cause the supply of insurance to exceed demand.
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