William E. Lyon
US Risk Practices Leader
Bill Lyon is the US Risk Practices Leader for Marsh. The US Risk Practices include Casualty, Property, FINPRO, Environmental, Surety, Product Recall, and Premium Finance. He is based in New York.
Bill was formerly the US East Zone Leader (Maine to Florida including Alabama and Tennessee). The East Zone consisted of four Partnerships (New England, New York Metro, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast).
Prior leadership positions held were the Northeast Zone Leader (Maine to Delaware) and the New York Metro Partnership Leader (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut). The Northeast Zone consisted of three Partnerships (New England, New York Metro, and Philadelphia). The New York Metro Zone Co-Leader (Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Melville, Long Island; and Norwalk, CT) and the Office Head of the New York Operations (New York City and Melville, Long Island).
During his 31 year career with Marsh, Bill has held several leadership positions within the firm including Office Head of Marsh’s Philadelphia operations, which included operations in Philadelphia, PA; Harrisburg, PA; and Wilmington, DE. He was the manager of the New York City Casualty operations, which also involved advisory operations for a number of specialty departments such as Alternative Risk Financing, Environmental, and Construction Services.
He has also held several management positions in Marsh’s New Jersey operations from Middle Market Leader, Manager of the Casualty Advisory Group, the Risk Management Casualty Department, and the Risk Management Advisory Group.
He graduated from the University of Richmond with a BS in business administration (with concentrations in economics and finance).