The Travelers is one of the leading providers of property casualty insurance and surety products and of risk management services to a variety of businesses, organizations and individuals. The company reported 2004 revenues of nearly $23 billion and total assets of more than $110 billion. The Travelers Companies products are distributed primarily through United States independent-insurance agents and brokers. Travelers is the second largest writer of auto and homeowners insurance through independent agents. The Travelers Companies Inc. is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., with operations in Hartford, Conn. The company also has offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada. It is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TRV. The Travelers Companies also has a branch located in Wyomissing, Pa., where it employs nearly 300 people.