Empire Underwriters, a Wholesaler, Managing General Agent and Excess and Surplus lines Broker is expanding its “A” Workers Comp program into California for Independent P&C Agents with Contractor and Construction accounts. Introduced in 2009, with a sweeping nationwide push, Empire sought to provide producer affordable Workers Comp programs with an emphasis on employers that operate in the construction industry such as Roofers, Landscapers, Masons, Electricians, Plumbers and over 250 more. “We understand that the market in California is very competitive, we want to provide our producers with the edge they need in order grow their business and keep more clients. Our California producers have bee telling us for some time that they lack viable options when it came to finding Workers Comp coverage for their contractor clients,” said Bob Chapman, Director of Market Development. “We want to create a comprehensive package of offerings for agents that they can pass along to their customers.” Accommodating over 250 contractor classes, Empire Underwriters new program with providing California agents with a wide range of options when providing coverage for their clients. “We are aggressively appointing California Independent Insurance Agents looking to expand their offerings and to better accommodate their already growing book of business. Empire Underwriters strives to make the process easier, faster and to help the producer keep more business,” 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 General Liability, particularly for the construction industry, Commercial Property, Builders Risk, High-Value Homeowners including Coastal Property and many more.