Jay Bateson is a senior broker and vice president of Ames & Gough. Based in the Washington, DC office, he is responsible for placing property and casualty, management liability and professional liability insurance for several of the firm’s larger clients. In addition, Jay assists with training more junior staff, building insurer relationships and providing risk management support to clients.
Jay joined Ames & Gough in 2015, bringing nearly three decades of experience in insurance brokerage. Previously, he was with CBIZ Insurance Services in Columbia, MD, where he was a senior vice president and regional placement officer. He joined a predecessor firm to CBIZ in 1988 and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in commercial insurance brokerage, sales and management. He began his insurance career in 1986 with WR Schinnerer Company, a Washington, DC insurance agency, where he served as a personal lines sales manager.
Jay earned a B.S. degree in business administration from Frostburg State University and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) professional designations.