Joseph Murphy

Chief Executive Officer and President

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Joseph G. Murphy is the chief executive officer and president of Coverys. He has served in this position since 2021 and began his career at Coverys as chief operating officer in 2015. Prior to joining Coverys, Murphy served as the Commissioner of Insurance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2009 to 2014. 

In this previous role, Murphy oversaw the implementation of both state and national health reform as well as reforming the Massachusetts private passenger automobile marketplace. He was an active member of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and served as chair of the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission, and as a member of the Executive Committee, Property and Casualty Insurance Committee, Reinsurance Task Force, Surplus Lines Task Force and Workers’ Compensation Task Force as well as a number of other committees and task forces.

In 2024, Joe was appointed to serve as treasurer of the Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association’s Board of Directors.