TOP TEN WRITERS OF PRIVATE PASSENGER AUTO INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2009

($000)

Rank Group Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 State Farm Mutual $30,586,466 18.6%
2 Allstate Corp. 17,249,325 10.5
3 Berkshire Hathaway Inc.  13,481,538 8.2
4 Progressive Corp. 12,257,769 7.5
5 Zurich Financial Services Ltd 10,442,100 6.4
6 Nationwide Mutual Group  7,392,863 4.5
7 Liberty Mutual Holding Co.  7,160,608 4.4
8 USAA Insurance Group  6,747,371 4.1
9 Travelers Companies 3,364,166 2.1
10 American Family Mutual Insurance Co.  3,308,437 2.0

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, excluding state funds.

Source: SNL Financial LC.