Empire Underwriters, a Managing General Agent, Program Manager and Excess and Surplus lines Broker now offer Workers Compensation Insurance programs to Agents and Brokers within the “Tough” “Hard to Place” or “Non-Standard” marketplace. Empire, with over 40 years experience in handling “Difficult to Place” Workers Compensation, specializes in providing producers with access to affordable Workers Comp programs with an emphasis on risks that have High X-Mods, are in hazardous industries, have previous claims history, multi-state operations, or even canceled or non-renewed coverage. “We are excited to be expanding our already popular offering of Alternative Workers Comp programs to New York State and other Northeaster State Producers. Agents and Brokers in the region have been telling us for some time that they have a lack of options when it comes to meeting the Workers Comp needs of their tougher to place clients. With the opening up this product to the Northeast US, we are now offering agents the solutions and the capacity they can pass along to their customers,” said the CEO. “These offerings come with the backing of several carriers all of which are “Rated A” or higher by A.M. Best. We have had exceptional success with policyholders who are looking to get out of the state pool. We have had remarkable results utilizing this model with our carrier partners in other regions of the US, so now it is time we take this offering to New York and its surrounding states.” Accommodating over 467 White, Gray, and Blue collar classes, Empire Underwriter’s already successful Alternative Workers Comp program will provide a wide range of useful options to help its policyholders in much-needed areas of aggressive claims management and exceptional loss control assistance. Additional products such as HR services and assistance with compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is available for employers who seek such administrative relief. “We are aggressively searching for agents in New York State and the Northeastern corridor that are seeking to expand their offerings to better serve their growing book of business. Empire 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,Empire Underwriters brings access to additional products and services offerings including Standard and Preferred Workers Compensation, Commercial Property, Builders Risk and High-Value Homeowners including Coastal Property. About Empire: Empire Underwriters, based in Tampa, Florida, aims to help Producers to write more business. Whether a Niche Account or the Toughest of Work Compensation challenges, Empire has the team of experts to provide access to the market needed to be competitive, bind business and keep it. For more information, visit EmpireUnderwriters.com