Senior Underwriter

Location Name NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 10th Floor
Date Posted
2 years ago(7/17/2019 12:07 PM)
Berkley Custom Ins Mgrs
Primary Location
US-NY-New York

Company Details

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From middle market to Fortune 500 companies, our Excess Casualty team is committed to providing excellent service and a consistent approach to meet the needs of our brokers and their customers.

We seek to outperform our competitors with a focus on understanding client’s priorities and developing creative risk solutions to meet their long-term needs. Our key differentiators include the following:

EXCLUSIVE WHOLESALE MARKET – We are committed to the wholesale brokerage community and continually build upon long established relationships with a passion for superior service for our appointed producers.

OUR PROFESSIONALS – We attract and retain professionals with significant excess insurance experience, many over 25 years, with a culture that promotes integrity, excellence and respect.

LONG-TERM APPROACH TO ACCOUNTS – We continually seek partners for the long term who share our values and our risk management discipline.

Long-term relationships have been our management’s trademark in over 30 years of serving customers in the Excess & Surplus marketplace. Our team is dedicated to serving the varied casualty exposure needs of our brokers and their customers. By truly understanding your risk exposures in a constantly changing global environment, we can better work with you to keep risk placement recommendations current and responsive.


Underwriters will be expected to promote profitable written premium growth and favorable loss ratios in accordance with BCIM Best Practices, Underwriting Guidelines, Line of Business risk appetite, and personal Underwriting Authority. Underwriters may also be required to oversee the efficiency and effectiveness of other Underwriters and Technical Assistants.


  • Evaluation, rating, and pricing of New Business and Renewal risks.
  • Preparation of Declination correspondence (when required).
  • Completion/updating of data entry fields in Workflow Management System.
  • Adherence to BCIM Best Practices, Underwriting Guidelines, Line of Business risk appetite, and personal Underwriting Authority.
  • Development, maintenance, and management of producer relationships through visitations and regular customer contact.
  • Solicitation of additional information when needed.
  • Evaluation of the performance of producer relationships to ensure company and agency goals are met.
  • Awareness and maintenance of personal production and quality measures.
  • Coordination of Loss Control services (as needed)
  • Act as liaison with finance/accounting as needed.


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