Insurance Associations

FTP is a proud member of the following Insurance Associations. 


Wholesale & Specialty Insurance association

The Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) is a world-class member service organization representing the entirety of the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines industry. The Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association was formed in 2017 through the merger of the American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA) and the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO).

WSIA members strive to build profitable business relationships in the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines insurance industry. WSIA is dedicated to developing and strengthening the industry and provides members unparalleled:

  • Networking
  • Education
  • Talent recruitment and development initiatives
  • Regulatory and legislative advocacy
  • Promotion of wholesale value

WSIA’s membership consists of approximately 800 member firms, including U.S. Wholesale, U.S. Insurance Market, Associate and Service members, representing tens of thousands of individual brokers, insurance company professionals, underwriters and other insurance professionals worldwide conducting business in the U.S. surplus lines market.

WSIA members of all shapes and sizes gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace through active participation in the only association dedicated specifically to the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines insurance industry.


Professional insurance agent

Professional Insurance Agents is a voluntary, membership-based trade association representing professional, independent property/casualty insurance agents.

The challenges facing today’s insurance professionals are many, and too frequently, allies are few and far between. Since 1940, PIA is dedicated to building the future for insurance professionals everywhere. We are unrivaled in our ability to meet members’ needs, providing a focused legislative voice, information, education, networking opportunities and tools to help members prosper and grow.


Surplus Lines Association of New Jersey, Inc. 

Our Purpose - "The NJSLA is dedicated to promoting the interests of agents, organizations, and individuals that support the Surplus Lines Industry and distribution system.

Our Business - The Association will conduct educational, regulatory, legislative, and promotional activities in a spirit of cooperation and goodwill.

Our Values - Good faith, while maintaining and encouraging the highest professional standards on behalf of the membership.


Professional Insurance Wholesalers association of new york state. inc.

PIWA wholesalers make a dedicated effort to know the specialty marketplace and its unique procedures. PIWA wholesalers subscribe to a high level of professional standards and a code of ethics.

PIWA members have studied the available specialty markets and are conversant with the ins and outs of writing business through specialty and non-admitted companies.