The Berkley Fire & Marine Underwriters Difference
Launched in 2013, Berkley Fire & Marine Underwriters offers preferred inland marine and commercial property insurance products and services throughout the United States. With the ability to craft customized terms, we provide the most effective protection for those in the construction, logistics, manufacturing and transportation industries.
Our long-term strategy is built around relationships and excellent service. It’s because of this that we spend time getting to know our clients and their customers’ needs. We understand the importance of being close to those we support, and our underwriting offices are staffed locally with experienced professionals who know the area. By establishing strong connections with our clients and their customers, we remain focused on addressing their unique needs and providing them with superior financial protection.
Our highly qualified, experienced professionals work to provide claims, loss control, underwriting and policy services, ensuring that successful solutions are available to each of our clients. However, these solutions are nothing if not timely, which is why we respond promptly and fairly with quality service. Our team’s expertise, experience and responsiveness are our competitive advantage. Being a top provider in the field, we continue to work with the needs of our target industries, and provide coverage our clients can count on.
John Geary President
425 North Martingale Rd, Suite 1520
Schaumburg, IL 60173
W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market, requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest-caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.
W. R. Berkley Insurance Group Ratings
A+ (Superior) Financial Size Category XV by A.M. Best A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s
Products and services are provided by one or more insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation. Not all products and services are available in every jurisdiction, and the precise coverage afforded by any insurer is subject to the actual terms and conditions of the policies as issued. Certain coverages may be provided through surplus lines insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation through licensed surplus lines brokers. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.
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