4th Look 2022: The Massachusetts Commercial Auto Insurance Marketplace

This is the fourth installment of Agency Checklists’ bi-monthly update on the current state of the Commercial Auto Insurance marketplace in Massachusetts. Every two months, Agency Checklists reports on the latest data to give a snapshot of the current state of the Commercial Automobile insurance marketplace in Massachusetts.

As always, all of the data presented here is provided courtesy of the Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers and represents the state of the market through May 2022. For those unfamiliar with the Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurer, “CAR” is the official statistical agent for motor vehicle insurance in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

MAPFRE Still Tops in Massachusetts

According to the latest data on the Commercial Auto Insurance marketplace in the Commonwealth, there were approximately 193 companies that are licensed to write commercial auto insurance.

As confirmed in our latest New England Market Share Report using data published by the NAIC, MAPFRE continues as the largest commercial auto liability insurer in Massachusetts during 2022. As of May 2022, it had $63,541,251 in premiums representing a 14.43% market share.

Turning to the most active commercial auto insurers in the state, seven of the top 10 commercial auto carriers operating in the Commonwealth continue to be headquartered in Massachusetts. The following is the complete list of Commercial Auto insurers with a major market share in Massachusetts through May 2022.

The Commercial Auto Marketplace in Massachusetts as of May 2022

LIBERTY MUTUAL INSCOMPANYPREMIUMSMARKET SHARE1. MAPFRE/COMMERCE63,541,25114.43%2. SAFETY59,606,12113.54%3. ARBELLA49,372,65611.22%4. PROGRESSIVE38,621,8528.77%5. TRAVELERS34,463,0237.83%6. PLYMOUTH ROCK22,993,9205.22%7. FIREMAN’S18,197,6414.13%8. TOKIO MARINE & NACHIDO14,081,9913.20%9. LIBERTY MUTUAL INS13,715,5843.12%10. HANOVER12,973,6352.95%11. ZURICH12,203,0722.77%12. SELECTIVE INSURANCE10,283,6692.34%13. UTICA8,010,7851.82%14. TWIN CITY FIRE INS7,728,7721.76%15. NATIONAL GRANGE6,885,0911.56%16. EMPLOYERS MUTUAL5,029,5281.14%17. GREEN MOUNTAIN4,707,3351.07%18. FARM FAMILY4,407,5891.00%19. AMERICAN CASUALTY4,342,4960.99%20. FEDERAL4,140,6790.94%21. FEDERATED MUTUAL4,024,0580.91%22. N&D MUTUAL3,764,7650.86%23. CENTRAL MUTUAL INS3,319,6200.75%24. GREAT AMERICAN3,295,8260.75%25. US FIRE2,906,1290.66%26. BANKERS2,852,5250.65%27. NEW HAMPSHIRE2,782,3930.63%28. OLD REPUBLIC2,747,3460.62%29. MERCH MUTUAL2,301,5670.52%30. HARLEYSVILLE INS1,738,0490.39%31. QUINCY MUTUAL1,618,0580.37%32. MIDDLESEX INS CO1,520,7970.35%33. CINCINNATI1,339,5310.30%34. ARCH1,325,6590.30%35. MOTORISTS1,075,2290.24%36. PREFERRED MUTUAL1,051,0330.24%37. NEW YORK AND GENERAL INS889,6710.20%38. LANCER INSURANCE CO.880,7560.20%39. STATE AUTO869,0700.20%40. ATLANTIC SPECIALTY545,7200.12%41. IMPERIUM505,8150.11%42. ALLSTATE485,7330.11%43. GEICO442,8560.10%44. PENN MNFCT ASSC INS295,7610.07%45. ARGONAUT236,1270.05%46. PENN LUMBERMENS233,3630.05%47. GREENWICH207,8230.05%48. EVEREST NATIONAL207,0350.05%49. CHURCH MUTUAL183,2800.04%50. SOMPO AMERICA180,4980.04%51. AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE173,1170.04%52. STARR INDEMNITY166,3200.04%53. PROTECTIVE145,4990.03%54. AMICA MUTUAL76,5080.02%55. AXIS REINSURANCE66,0400.02%56. RLI65,6310.01%57. QBE64,6160.01%58. BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY63,0980.01%59. SECURITY NATIONAL53,5390.01%60. MARKEL AMERICAN39,8730.01%61. STATE FARM27,3650.01%62. HDI GLOBAL26,3830.01%63. CUMIS25,5010.01%64. GUIDEONE MUTUAL19,1880.00%65. MITSUI SUMITOMO17,7570.00%66. FALLS LAKE15,3900.00%67. STARSTONE NATIONAL14,6620.00%68. ALLIED WORLD SPECIALTY2,0920.00%69. AMERICAN HALLMARK4210.00%TOTAL440,195,783100.00%

Focus on the Top Ten Commercial Auto Insurers Over the Years

In order to give some perspective on the shifts in the Marketplace, the three graphs below present the Top Ten Commercial Auto insurers for the month of May 2022, followed by comparisons of past top ten data from five years earlier in May 2017, and then finally from a decade ago in May 2012.

May 2022

May 2017

May 2012

Past Market Share Reports

For those interested in reviewing all of our bi-monthly updates throughout 2022 in order to get a sense of how the Commercial Auto Insurance marketplace continues to evolve, please find links to Agency Checklists’ previous updates below:

2022 Market Share Reports

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