Public Entity Underwriter

Location Name NJ, Ewing - 200 Princeton S - Suite 280
Date Posted
2 months ago(10/15/2021 8:02 PM)
Berkley Public Entity
Primary Location

Company Details

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Berkley Public Entity (BPE) was founded in 2012 as a member company of W.R. Berkley Corporation.  BPE is a growing, dynamic company with the vision of being the preeminent carrier in our marketplace.  As our name implies, BPE is 100% focused on providing innovative insurance and reinsurance solutions to public entities.



The Public Entity Underwriter will manage existing broker and client relationships and will develop new broker and client relationships, resulting in premium generation.  The Underwriter will work closely with the Actuarial, Claims, and Underwriting teams to understand and achieve profitability targets.  The Underwriter will also analyze risk, exposure, loss and coverage information for group and individual risk accounts to structure and price programs that are financially efficient for the insured and profitable for the company, and will Identify and utilize data-driven analyses to drive marketing efforts relative to customer acquisition and retention.


  • Review new and renewal submissions for completeness and address any discrepancies with the broker.
  • Organize and aggregate loss and exposure information and input into pricing models.
  • Analyze and interpret risk data and complete an underwriting workbook for each eligible risk.
  • Work with actuarial to understand the key components of the pricing models.
  • Establish and maintain broker relationships though superior levels of service and direct broker engagement.
  • Attend industry client centric events.
  • Assist with the development of new products, services, process improvements, and marketing initiatives.
  • Independently make sales calls to brokers and clients, and when necessary, coordinate with Executive, Underwriting, and Claims.
  • Manage ad hoc projects as required.


  • Minimum four-year college diploma required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of underwriting experience.
  • Aptitude for complex risk analysis, underwriting and risk financing.
  • Experience with insurance and reinsurance.
  • Public Entity Experience preferred.
  • Motivated to achieve financial and operational goals.

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, financial and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to engage personally with brokers and clients in order to fully articulate the organization’s value proposition.

  • Ability to identify opportunities, and to solve problems.

  • Self-directed showing personal accountability and proactive approach to job responsibilities.

  • Ability to be decisive, to multi-task, and to prioritize a heavy workload.

  • Exceptionally strong computer skills.

  • Collaborative, team oriented, and customer focused with attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team.

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

COVID-19 vaccine required unless prohibited by law.


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