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David S. De Berry

David S. De Berry

Managing Director,
Ryan Transactional Risk

David S. De Berry is Managing Director for Ryan Transactional Risk, a part of Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers. Ryan Transactional Risk provides transactional risk insurance and loss mitigation-evaluation services.

David was previously CEO of Concord Specialty Risk, which joined with Ryan Specialty Transactional Risks International to become Ryan Transactional Risk in February of 2023. Prior to forming Concord Specialty Risk, David was Vice President at The Hartford, in charge of all claim departments within Hartford’s financial product lines (D&O, E&O, LPL, Fidelity, EPL, Transactional Risk, GAP, etc.). Prior to this, he established and ran The Hartford’s transactional risk underwriting unit.

David created the buyer-based Representations & Warranties insurance product, which resulted in the US Treasury’s revision of its temporary regulations concerning tax insurance with respect to ‘material advisor’ reporting requirements.

David is an attorney, admitted in both New York and New Jersey. He also has a Masters in Tax Law (LLM, from New York University).

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