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Membership of the Pacific Association of Domestic Insurance Companies, is comprised of about a dozen property and casualty insurers domesticated in California. Our associate members represent the actuarial, accounting, legal, reinsurance and other professions within the insurance field. The affiliate members are comprised of the three major independent Agency trade associations in California (American Agents Alliance, IBA West and Western Insurance Agents Association). In addition the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) joins our trade affiliates.

About our member companies:

Our insurance products are sold by independent agents and brokers.

PADIC member premiums approach $1 billion in California and the adjoining Pacific states

  • 36% - Personal Auto
  • Over 200,000 autos insured in California
  • 28% - Homeowners and related lines
  • Over 300,000 dwellings insured in California
  • Over $200 billion in residential property insured in California
  • 21% - Commercial Multi-Peril
  • 10% - Commercial Auto
  • 5% - Other Lines
  • No Workers Compensation

Our member companies:

  • Contribute over $16 million to the State of California in premium taxes
  • Contribute over $1.3 million to the California Department of Insurance in licenses and fees
  • Employ over 800 Californians
  • Provide salaries and benefits (including health care and retirement) of over $57 million
  • Contribute over $100,000 to charitable, educational and civic programs in their communities
  • Participate in over 40 other community programs
  • Vary in age from over 100 years to 15 years old, the average age being 51 years
  • Collectively have over 500 years of operating experience in California

PADIC was formed to:

  • Recognize the economic contributions made to California by domestic insurers
  • Educate regulators and legislators and the public about our products and services
  • Support legislation that encourages competition
  • Offer solutions and resources to assure a viable market for the California consumer

PADIC Officers for the terms of 2011/2012 and 2012/2013

President: Mike Weinstein, Sterling Casualty Insurance Company

Vice President: Dirk McNamee, First American Property and Casualty Insurance Company

Treasurer: Steve Miller, California Mutual Insurance Company

Legislative and Regulatory Chair: Peter Cazzolla, Capital Insurance Group

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