William Connolly III

SVP, Senior Commercial Risk Advisor
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(866) 578-4508

Office Information

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3412 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
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Get to know me

First Citizens Insurance Services is built on over 100 years of risk management and insurance experience, enduring values and loyalty to our customer and business relationships. Insurance is a key tool in allowing our customers to accept and transfer risk so that they can grow their businesses and their family’s financial success. We are trusted partners in this endeavor, specializing in assessing risk and protecting the people, businesses and communities we serve, from the unexpected. Our experienced teams will listen to your needs, review coverage and make recommendations to provide you with comprehensive and competitively priced suggestions.

I am a Senior Commercial Risk Advisor with First Citizens Insurance Services. Over the past 25 years, I have developed a client group made up of companies that come to me interested in maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of their risk management program. I have an expertise in coastal risks including hurricanes, water intrusion, and fire. I work with many homeowner associations, condominium associations and property managers in the North Carolina and South Carolina Coastal areas to analyze properties and adequately insure them and their Boards for future events. I pride myself on my accessibility to Boards and property owners to share my breadth of experience via meetings and Zoom calls.

Specialties: Risk Exposure Analysis, Creation of Coverage Solutions, Development, Implementation and Monitoring of Risk Transfer Programs. Committed to sharing my knowledge with property managers and HOA Boards of Directors With a 96% retention rate, the success of my program is due in large part to the caliber of clients I work with.

Our Approach

We work with businesses to help them better understand how a potential loss within their business could impact them financially. Our Commercial Risk Advisors consult with decision makers to design an insurance program that helps control the true cost of risk, not just the premium; obtain a balance between coverage and pricing; and provide a suite of value-added services to match the needs of the client.

Education

East Carolina University

Community Involvement

Member Community Associations Institute; Vestry Member - St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Morehead City, NC; Past Board Member SAFE of Lenoir County, Past Board Member Independent Insurance Agents of NC

Hobbies/Interests

Hanging out with family and friends at the beach and on the boat

Resources

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