Michael A. Frantz
Michael Frantz is a Senior Vice President and Claim Department Manager of Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.’s (“Munich Re”) Reinsurance Division. His primary responsibilities involve ensuring the delivery of proper claims support and services for Munich Re’s Client Management, National Client Underwriting, Regional Client Underwriting, and Facultative Certificate Business Units and their customers. His responsibilities include oversight of the Princeton, Columbus and Chicago Claim Branch Offices and also directly managing a staff of experienced claim technicians in their handling of multi-line, property, casualty, and specialty lines reinsurance claims.
Prior to this position, Mr. Frantz was the Manager of Munich Re’s Princeton Claims Branch. He has also served as a Manager in the Environmental / Mass Tort Claim Department, which handles complex coverage litigation as well as asbestos, environmental and toxic product claims. In addition, he has participated in and managed numerous claims consulting projects, including: claims operational reviews evaluating claims handling practices and procedures, due diligence reviews related to mergers and acquisitions, and case reserve analysis studies of client companies and within Munich Re.
Before he joined Munich Re in September 1992, Mr. Frantz worked for the CIGNA Property and Casualty Companies in their Environmental Claim Management Department. Prior to CIGNA, he was with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, where he supervised and handled all claim lines; including general liability, product liability, commercial and personal automobile liability, and workers’ compensation.
Mr. Frantz holds a JD from Widener University School of Law and a BS from the Pennsylvania State University. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.