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October 17, 2022

We are pleased to announce that John Byrnes has joined American Global as Senior Broker-Builder’s Risk based in our New Jersey office. John will bring an integral part of the American Global team, bringing more than 15 years’ experience in the construction practice, where he will use his extensive market and coverage knowledge to help procure premier builders’ risk and construction property insurance solutions for our clients.

Prior to joining American Global, John spent more than six years as an Engineered Lines Construction Property Underwriting Manager for both Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company and Liberty International Underwriters. Previously, John held positions as a retail broker, as a Placement Specialist and Client Advisory specialist focusing on builders’ risk and construction property insurance solutions, working closely with client advocates and producers.

Mike Meisten, Chief Broking Offer at American Global said, “We are excited to welcome John to the American Global family and add his skillset to our growing stable of talented insurance professionals.”

John remarked “I am excited to join this exceptional professional organization and provide premier insurance solutions for the construction industry in this complex market. I’m looking forward to this new chapter in my career and the exciting challenges that lie ahead at American Global.”

John received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University and is a Licensed New York Property and Casualty Broker.

John can be reached at (862) 225-4671 or at

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