In Connecticut you can be part of one of the most dynamic and globally competitive industries in the world—the insurance and financial services (IFS) sector. Capitalize on our highest per capita income, unsurpassed quality of life, and highly educated workforce. Within Hartford’s IFS sector, your business can partner with a vibrant culture of insurance innovation boasting world-class productivity and talent. More importantly, it can benefit from Connecticut’s global recognition as an IFS center of excellence—anchored in Hartford, the world’s Insurance Capital.
Domiciled insurance companies
Robust network of more than 500 public and private organizations
From innovation and entrepreneurship to workforce and demographics
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, Connecticut is where industry leaders call home.
Developed in collaboration with PwC, this annual report showcases insurance industry perspectives, statistics and key trends.
Connecticut boasts a workforce comprised of the most educated, experienced professionals in the world. Period.
Everything you need to know about the long history of success in the Hartford Region and the State of Connecticut and why Hartford is where industry leaders call home.
Hartford is well known as the Insurance Capital of The World, with more than 150 insurance companies located in the Region. The industry has a $14 billion output, a 6.7 location quotient (concentration), and provides more than 33,000 jobs. While we’re immensely proud to possess such a title, the Hartford Region boasts much more. In addition to insurance and financial services, it’s home to thriving, innovative industries including aerospace and defense, manufacturing, healthcare, and media and entertainment. The region also offers a more competitive cost of doing business than Boston, New York City, and California, and Connecticut benefits from the most Fortune 500 companies per capita in the nation.
More than 500 businesses, public and private organizations, and municipalities invest in the Alliance and enable the organization to champion growth and promote the region’s unsurpassed quality of life, amenities, and talent. The MetroHartford Alliance tracks data for the Hartford Region as well as the state of Connecticut in its work with site selectors and other agencies.