Edward Cooney


Partner, Senior Account Executive, Underwriting Manager Public Entity Practice

Edward Cooney is an Partner, Senior Account Executive, Underwriting Manager for Public Entity Practice in the National Accounts department for Conner Strong & Buckelew. Cooney’s clients fall within the spectrum of Public Entities. In addition to his primary client service responsibilities, Cooney is a member of the firm’s Executive Risk Practice Group, an insurance and risk management think-tank focused on trending issues in the space including Public Officials Liability, Directors & Officers Liability, Privacy & Security (including Cyber), Employment Practices Liability and Fiduciary Liability.

Prior to joining Conner Strong & Buckelew’s Public Entity team, Cooney was dedicated to account management within the Life Science & Technology Practice for six years, as well as interning with the company’s Risk Control department. Previous to working for Conner Strong & Buckelew, Cooney interned at CRC Insurance Services, a leading wholesale brokerage focused on large casualty. While attending St. John’s University as a graduate student, Cooney was the team leader in the Executive-in-Residence Program. The program placed students in a business consulting role for actual business and non-profit organizations with the purpose of developing strategic objectives and plans for the organizations.

St. John’s University, Peter J. Tobin College of Business – M.B.A. in Risk Management & Insurance
Monmouth University, Leon Hess School of Business – Bachelors of Science in Finance and Management

Professional Designations
Cyber COPE Insurance Certification (CCIC)