With his expertise in Surety, John has experience in the placement of multi-million dollar construction surety bond programs including co-surety, shared account, captive and private equity structures.
He has twenty-nine years of experience in the surety industry as a field and home office underwriter, underwriting officer and surety broker.
Prior to becoming a partner in The Hyde Agency, John was President of Allied North America of New Jersey, Inc. (acquired by Aon in 2010), with overall responsibility for insurance and surety placements in New Jersey and oversight for all surety in the Greater New York Region. Before joining Allied North America, John was President of Hartford Surety with overall responsibility for marketing, underwriting, reinsurance and claims management of the surety product line, Executive Vice President of XL Insurance, and held a variety of Home Office and Field underwriting positions with St. Paul/Seaboard Surety Company.
John holds a B.Sc. Business Administration degree from Manhattan College.
John is a board member of the New York City Chapter of the Construction Financial Managers Association. He is active in several industry organizations including Associated General Contractors, Utility Contractors Association, New York Building Congress, Construction Industry Counsel of Westchester, the National Association of Surety Bond Producers, and the Fidelity and Surety Association of America.