Empire Underwriters Announces Expansion with New Offices in New York and New Jersey

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Company’s new offices in New York and New Jersey support Empire’s growth in insurance underwriting, marketing, and producer support.

Tampa, FL.– Empire Underwriters is a leading MGA, Surplus Lines Broker and Wholesaler in business insurance underwriting and services, today announces the opening of 2 new offices in New York and New Jersey to accommodate the rapid growth and future expansion plans of the company.

The New York office is located at 195 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201, Tel: 929-355-5782. The New York office will assist it’s valued brokers with capacity to handle Workers Compensation and Property and Casualty products for the New York and its surrounding areas in the northeast. This will include main street Workers Comp as well as Hard to Place and High Hazard, along with Property and Casualty products from General Liability to Property and Package, all with top tier A Rated Carriers.

Empire’s New Jersey office’s location is at 111 Town Square Place, Suite 120, Jersey City, NJ, 07310, Tel 201-898-0149, will provide capacity for NJ products and markets and it’s Marketing Representatives will work directly with local Insurance Agencies through webinars, workshops and direct training providing full support for its retail producers.

Operations will be headed up by 6-year company veteran, Tony Carzo, Empire’s Regional VP for Business Development who stated, “Having the opportunity to work directly with our valued agents gives me great confidence in meeting and exceeding our company goals for the northeast region, and most of all, allows us to provide more focused service for our retail producers.”

“Empire’s new offices will allow us to increase our capabilities in these key states, which aligns with our current and future growth plans,” said Greg Brittan, Empire’s VP of Underwriting. “Our team is excited about the growth we are experiencing and opening additional locations represents commitment to building on the success and deepening relationships with our New York and New Jersey producers.”

About Empire Underwriters:

Empire Underwriters is a National Managing General Agency, Insurance Wholesaler, Excess and Surplus lines facility and Program Manager serving Producers in 46 states. Empire’s executive team has over 100 years of combined experience to bring agents and brokers aggressive account management and superior service. Whether you are writing a Niche Account or a Main Street business, Empire strives to make the process easier and faster to help you keep your business. For more information about specific risks, contact an Empire Underwriters Advisor at 1-800-758-8113 or visit our website at http://www.EmpireunderWriters.com.

Empire Underwriters Launches “Tough” and Hard to Insure Workers Comp Programs to New York and Surrounding States

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Empire Underwriters, a leading National Program Manager, Managing General Agent and Excess and Surplus lines Broker, is expanding its reach into New York State and surrounding states providing P&C Agents and Brokers with Workers Compensation Products “Tough” and Hard-To-Place accounts.  With over four decades of experience Empire sought to provide producers affordable Workers Comp programs with an a wide selection of class codes employers that have perform work in hazardous industries, have High X-Mods or that have multi-state operations. Empire also features special  programs for policyholders which have previous claims histories, have cancelled or non-renewed coverage, and for those looking to get out of the state pool or fund.

“We are excited with the expansion into the New York market.  Our New York producers have been telling us for some time that they had a lack of viable options when it came to finding Workers Comp coverage for their tougher to place clients.  Our New York partners are telling us they need solutions and capacity.  We have put together offerings for our Agency partners that they can now pass along to their customers.” said the CEO.  “These are offered by several of our National “A” Rated Carriers as well as our highest rated regional partners.”

Accommodating over 425 Blue, Gray and White collar classes, Empires programs will provide aggressive claims management and loss control assistance to its policyholders in additional to optional HR services and Affordable Care Act compliance for those employers who need such assistance.

“We are aggressively appointing New York Independent Insurance Agents with policyholders that operate in the States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and surrounding states, looking to expand their offerings and grow. Empire Underwriters strives to make the process easier, faster and to help the producer keep more business We have had this successful model in the West Coast and Southeastern states for many years and now it’s time to bring these solutions to New York and the Northeast corridor.  We have the capacity, we have the infrastructure and the carriers. Now we just need to our agency partners to launch.”.  Noted Senior Underwriter, Greg Brittain.

Along with the expansion of hard-to-write markets into New York, Empire Underwriters brings access to a wide range of product and services offerings including Preferred and Standard Workers Compensation, Alternative Workers Compensation, Commercial Property, Builders Risk and High Value Homeowners including Coastal Property and many more.

About Empire:

Empire Underwriters, based in Tampa, Florida, aims to help Producers to write more business.  Empire thrives to make the process easier, faster and to help Producers keep their business.  Whether a Niche Account or Main Street business, Empire has a team of experts to provide access to the market needed to be competitive, bind business and keep it.

For more information, visit EmpireUnderwriters.com.

Empire Underwriters Launches New Standalone Workers Compensation Product for Staffing Companies

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featured-iconEmpire Underwriters, a Managing General Agent and Excess and Surplus Lines Broker, and Wholesaler has announced a specialty Workers Compensation product specifically for Staffing Companies.  Empire Underwriters has gained direct access to an A.M. Best “A” rated carrier who will offer specialty Workers Compensation at a highly affordable price.

“We are excited to partner with a national “A” rated carrier to provide specialty Workers Comp coverage to the staffing industry.  We work with independent agents everyday that are looking to expand their book of business.  This partnership is just a small step towards providing a complete package of offerings for our agents,” said Bob Chapman, the Director of Market Development.

Empire’s new Standalone Workers Comp program for Staffing Companies offers acceptance from a broad number of class codes.  Along with a broad variety of class codes the new program offers agents aggressive pricing and guaranteed cost options with minimum premiums starting at $100,000 and/or minimum payroll of $1,000,000.

“We are actively appointing agents in every state to work with us in expanding this Staffing Workers Comp program.  We speak with our agents and we know the marketing climate,” noted Senior Underwriter, Greg Brittain.   “Staffing and Temp agencies are a growth sector that our independent agents are aggressively seeking to either expand, or actively incorporate into their agency book of business.  Empire Underwriters strives to make the process easier, faster and more profitable as well as help the producer keep more business.”

Not only is Empire Underwriters expanding their Workers Comp offering to feature Staffing Companies, they also offer Hazardous and High Ex-Mod Workers Compensation, Alternative Workers Comp, General Liability, Builders Risk, High Value Homeowners, and Many more.

For more information, contact Greg Brittain at 800-758-8113 or greg@empireunderwriters.com