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Michael Cusack

Co-Chief Operating Officer
Alliant Specialty Group
Office Location: Boston, MA
Experience: 30 Years

Michael is one of the leading executives in the surety and construction insurance industry in the United States. His 30 years of experience include extensive background in underwriting, account leadership and brokering of some of the largest and most complex Surety Programs in the nation. Michael played a pivotal role in the formation of the construction operations for Alliant Insurance Services.

Michael joined Alliant in 2011 and helped create what is now the largest construction brokerage organization in the country. Given the track record of attracting and developing industry leading broker talent, in 2017, Michael was named the Co-Chief Operating Officer of Alliant Specialty Group. In this new role, he is responsible for the unification and expansion of the $400 Million of specialty business within Alliant Insurance Services across the United States.

Prior to joining Alliant, Michael was a Managing Director, Contract Surety practice leader and executive committee member within Aon Risk Services’ construction unit. Prior to this experience, Michael worked with Willis as a surety broker and initiated his career as a contract surety underwriter with Seaboard Surety.

He has an expansive network of industry contacts and enjoys strong relationships with his clients and the underwriting executives for all of the major bonding companies. In addition, Michael maintains a presence in banking, legal and public accounting circles and construction industry groups such as the Associated General Contractors, Associated Builders and Contractors, Construction Financial Management Association and Construction Industries of Massachusetts. Michael has also been on the Board of Trustees of St. John’s Preparatory School and is a board member of the ACE Mentor Program.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Providence College.