John Kerns

Executive Managing Director - Financial Services

John Kerns

John is a an Executive Managing Director at Beecher Carlson and leads the National Financial Services Practice out of the New York City office.  John has over twenty years of experience within the Executive Liability marketplace.

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, John began his career as a Financial Institution underwriter at Continental Guarantee and Credit where he underwrote D&O and Professional Liability for banks, insurance companies and diversified financial institutions.  As a broker, John represented some of the largest financial institutions in the Northeastern part of the United States, including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Fannie Mae, The World Bank and regional banks during the S&L crisis.  Previously, he was Managing Director in charge of Marsh’s New York FINPRO operations specializing in broking of Directors & Officers Liability, Professional Errors & Omissions Liability, the specialized coverage associated with Mergers & Acquisitions such as Representations & Warranties, Litigation Management Buy-out, as well as a wide array of Financial Risk Transfer products.

John holds a B.A. degree in English Literature from The Catholic University of America.