About Us

The Excess Line Association of New York was created by statute in 1988 and began business in 1989. It is a nonprofit industry advisory association. ELANY is charged with the duty to facilitate and encourage compliance with the excess line law.


  • acts as a facilitator between the brokers and the regulators.
  • conducts financial review and oversight of non-admitted markets.
  • provides continuing education:
    • certified provider for CE credits
    • publications
  • lobbies Regulators & Legislators.
  • maintains information database:
    • for reporting to regulators.
    • to assist members with tax reports.
  • reviews documents for compliance.
  • protects members, consumers and the marketplace against fraud.
  • protects state revenues.
  • facilitates and encourages compliance.
  • acts as an industry representative organization.

ELANY is a premier source for the New York E&S marketplace providing brokers with the information they need to better serve their clients.