Massachusetts Commissioner of Insurance

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Massachusetts Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Joseph G. Murphy
Assumed office:  February 8, 2010
Compensation:  $123,600
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The Massachusetts Commissioner of Insurance acts as the head of the Division of Insurance, which is part of the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR).

The Division of Insurance is responsible for regulation of the insurance industry and protection of consumers.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Joseph Murphy. He assumed office on February 8, 2010.


The Commissioner of the Division of Insurance is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor.


In 2010, the Massachusetts Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $94,548 according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

Contact information

Division of Insurance
1000 Washington Street, Suite 810
Boston MA 02118-6200
Phone: (617) 521-7794
Fax: (617) 753-6830
Consumer Line: (617) 521-7794

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