The Insurance Capital of the World
The insurance industry has a long history of success in the Hartford Region and the State of Connecticut, making "Hartford" synonymous with "insurance." Companies located in the Hartford Region have global access to consumers and financial markets on every continent. Our insurance industry maintains a competitive focus on innovation and an unyielding commitment to quality and excellence, backed by a world-class workforce comprised of highly educated and experienced professionals.
As the Insurance Capital of the World, Hartford is where industry leaders call home.
Hartford is the #1 location for concentration of insurance industry jobs, employing more than 63,500 Connecticut workers.
The Insurance Capital is home to many of the world’s largest private insurers such as The Hartford, Travelers, Aetna, Hartford Steam Boiler, and Chubb. It is also home to more than 1,440 domestic and non-domestic carriers writing $36 billion in direct premiums.
The Hartford Region has the highest concentration of actuaries of any region in the U.S., making it the prime location to find the best and brightest in the industry.
The history of the insurance industry in the Hartford Region and Connecticut spans several hundred years. Hartford insurance companies were the first to offer accident, auto, and aviation policies, among other innovations.
Hartford is the future of insurance. It houses the leading cluster of InsurTech innovation and startup companies with three accelerators churning out new companies each year.
If you want to know what’s going to change insurance tomorrow, visit Hartford today.