metropolitan land group case study

Portland, Oregon



Create a risk management program to manage better and at lower cost the diverse nature of Metropolitan Land Group’s (MLG’s) holdings and operations


—Evaluate the scope of MLG’s operations and property holdings, which include land development, vacant land and multi-family housing

—Review MLG’s internal risk-management practices and procedures

—Conduct a cost-of-risk analysis and gather industry benchmarks


—MLG’s cost-of-risk fell by 20% after Fournier Group identified opportunities to leverage MLG’s overall portfolio of risk within the insurance marketplace

—MLG gained a streamlined insurance program with significantly reduced group risk administration costs

—On Fournier Group’s recommendation, MLG established internal risk controls limiting previously unaddressed exposures to loss