Claims Examiner

Location Name CT, Stamford - Suite 702
Date Posted
2 months ago(4/24/2024 3:52 PM)
Berkley Re America
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Company Details



Berkley Re is a specialty P&C reinsurer that provides solutions for insurers with a successful business model built upon specialization in the products they underwrite. Our experienced underwriting staff partners closely with clients to provide innovative reinsurance solutions that support profitable growth and financial stability over time. We are able to leverage deep institutional knowledge built up over 50 years of specialty underwriting and prudent capital management to expertly server out clients’ needs.


The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


The Professional Lines Claims Examiner manages a book of claims within their authorityThe ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in professional lines claims handling. The position reports to a Claims Vice President who will monitor the work and grant additional claims authority as training progresses.


We have a welcoming culture valuing our employees – we trademarked the phrase Everything Counts, Everyone Matters® to describe the Berkley commitment to our people and how we do business. We believe that every person in the organization is important and every accomplishment makes a difference in our results. Come join us!   


This role will be based in our Stamford, CT office (hybrid work schedule). The Metro North train station is right across from our office building - less than a minute walk! 


Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Manage a portfolio of claims 
  • Determine coverage and ensure accuracy of Cedant claim cessions 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with reinsurance brokers and cedants 
  • Establish reserves 
  • Book payments 
  • Complete file documentation 
  • Maintain claim files in a timely and accurate manner 
  • Conduct claim reviews as needed 
  • Maintain current knowledge of insurance lines and current clam procedures guidelines 
  • Provide analysis on trends/anomalies to Professional Lines underwriters and management 
  • Submit claims management reports as required for large exposure claims 
  • Engage in frequent and timely communication with Underwriting, Actuarial, and Management teams 
  • Participate in roundtable discussions 
  • Collaborate on Innovation initiatives 


  • Bachelor’s degree: law degree and/or insurance
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; particularly Excel
  • 3-5 years of Professional Lines experience, reinsurance claims handling is a plus
  • Familiarity with policy/contract language
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Travel domestically as required
  • Ability to work independently as experience dictates

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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