2009 excess & surplus market directory.
4000 N. State Road 7, # 310
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
Specialties: "CGL/Pkg/Mono-line Property/ Coastal Property with Wind. Artisan & Paper Contractors, Inland Marine, Ocean Marine: Contractors, Boat Dealers, Cargo, (Ocean & Motor Truck), MOLL, P&I, Hull, Cargo, Medical Malpractice, Misc. E&O/Professional, D&O, EPL, Umbrellas, Special Events, Homeowners, Security Guards/Private Investigators." Business Mix: 22% Commercial Property, 5% Commercial Auto, 1% Excess-Umbrellas, 60% GL, 5% Professional Liability, 2% Other Personal Lines, 5% Other Marine. Binding Authority: Commercial Property, Commercial Auto, GL. Principal: Deborah J. Mc-Call. Founded: 1996. Affiliations: FSLA, NAPSLO.
American Professional Liability Underwriters, Inc.
7270 NW 12th Street, Ste. 700
Miami, FL 33126
Specialties: "As Florida's premier wholesaler for Professional Liability, we have markets available only through AmPro, plus virtually the entire brokerage market. We have specialists in most types of Professional: Misc. E&O, D&O, Architects & Engineers, Environmental Consultants, Medical Malpractice, Lawyers, Insurance Agents, EPL. Coverage is written exclusively in 'A-rated' companies." Business Mix: 100% Professional Liability. Binding Authority Lines: We are program managers and MGAs for many classes of miscellaneous Professional Liability written through A+ carriers, and have a market selection for Professional Liability that cannot be found in any other Florida wholesaler. Principal: Ron Gabor. Contacts: Rob Kenney, RPLU, (email@example.com); Charlotte Finver, cfinver@amproins; Betty Spence-Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org). Branch Offices: Altamonte Springs, Sebastian and Boca Raton. Founded: 1994. Affiliations: PLUS, NAIW.
6951 West Sunrise Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33313
Specialties: "General Contractors, Artisan Contractors, Umbrella & Excess Liability, Lessor's Risks, Vacant Property, Pawn Shops, Tattoo Parlors, Convenience Stores, Restaurants, Hotels/ Motels, Apt/Condominium, Garage." Business Mix: 34% GL; 32% Property; 34% Package. Binding Authority: Property, GL, Liquor Liability, Homeowners, Difference-in-Conditions, Inland Marine. Principals: Ed Jackson, President; Joe Anderton, VP/Gen. Manager; Bill Turgeon, VP/Underwriting. Branch Offices: Altamonte Springs, 866-227-7863; Gainesville, 866-362-7666; St. Petersburg, 800-528-5386; Satellite Beach, 800-423-4490. Founded: 1996. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, FSLA.
Braishfield Associates, Inc.
2966 Commerce Park Dr., #350
Orlando, FL 32819
Specialties: "WRAP Around Programs: Condo Association, Apartment Complex, Homeowners Association, Lessor's Risk; Mobile Home Parks/ RV Parks, Difference-in-Condition, Commercial GL, Commercial Property (including or excluding wind), Non-Profit D&O Liability, Commercial Umbrella, Workers' Compensation (including 'if any' for associations), Artisan Contractor Liability, MPL, 24-hour Gas station/Convenience store program, Corporate Identity Theft, EPL." Business Mix: 100% Commercial. Binding Authority: Property, Liability, Professional, Liquor, Workers' Compensation. Founded: 1984. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FSLA, FAIA.
Burns & Wilcox Ltd.
18302 Highwoods Preserve Pkwy, Ste. 300
Tampa, FL 33647
Specialties: "Celebrating 40 years! Focus products include Commercial Property/GL, Commercial Auto and Garage, Umbrellas, High-Value Homeowners, Vacant Buildings, Professional/E&O Liability, Environmental, various Specialty Medical. We can place largest and toughest accounts." Business Mix: 75% Commercial Property & Liability, Commercial Auto, Professional/E&O & D&O, Inland Marine, Excess Umbrellas, etc. 25% Personal Lines including High-Value Homeowners, Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Personal Umbrella, Personal articles floaters, etc. Binding Authority: Property, GL, Commercial Auto, Inland Marine, Garage. Principal: Michael Franzese, CPCU, CIC, CRM, ASLI, CPA; 813-558-9560 or 800-282-5675, ext. 2206; e-mail email@example.com. Branch Offices: 38 branch offices nationwide; including Daytona Beach. Founded: 1969. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, FSLA, FAIA.
Burns & Wilcox Ltd.
444 Seabreeze Blvd., Ste. #850
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Specialties: "Celebrating 40 years! Focus products include Commercial Property/GL, Commercial Auto and Garage, Umbrellas, High-Value Homeowners, Vacant Buildings, Professional/E&O Liability, Environmental, various Specialty Medical. We can place largest and toughest accounts." Business Mix: 75% Commercial Property & Liability, Commercial Auto, Professional/E&O & D&O, Inland Marine, Excess Umbrellas, etc. 25% Personal Lines including High-Value Homeowners, Homeowners and Dwelling Fire, Personal Umbrella, Personal articles floaters, etc. Binding Authority: Property, GL, Commercial Auto, Inland Marine, Garage. Principal: Michael Franzese, CPCU, CIC, CRM, ASLI, CPA, 813-558-9560 or 800-282-5675, Ext. 2206; firstname.lastname@example.org. Branch Offices: 38 Branch offices nationwide; including Tampa. Founded: 1969. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FSLA, FAIA.
Chelsea Surplus Underwriters Inc.
756 Lake Baldwin Lane
Orlando, FL 32809
Specialties: "GL and Umbrella markets, Garage Liability/D.O.L./GKLL are our specialties. We have three online programs paying great commissions! More to come! We have Great Property markets, Inland Marine, MTC, Commercial Auto Physical Damage, Contractors Auto Liability. (Vehicles under 45,000GVW)." Binding Authority: As above. Principal: Russell Shepherd, President. Branch Offices: St. Augustine, 888-449-4170. Founded: 1988. Affiliations: FLSA, NAPSLO, Central FL Independent Insurance Agents, Florida Independent Insurance Agents of North FL.
Clearwater Underwriters Inc.
50 South Belcher Rd., Ste. 101
Clearwater, FL 33765
Specialties: "Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Excess Flood, Vacant Properties w/wind, Builder's Risk, Commercial Property, Commercial General Liability, Commercial Excess Liability & Umbrella, Liquor Liability, Professional Liability." Business Mix: 50% Personal Lines (20% HOs/30% Excess Flood); 50% Commercial Lines. Binding Authority: Presently all lines. Principals: Donald E. Waters, President; Guy Waters, Sr. VP. Founded: 1991. Affiliations: PAIA, FAIA, NAPSLO, AAMGA, FSLA.
CRC Insurance Services, Inc.
7700 West Camino, Ste. 201
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Specialties: "Wholesale Surplus Lines Insurance Brokers." Business Mix: Property and Casualty, both admitted and non-admitted, primarily commercial lines. Binding Authority: Various for GL and Property. Principal: David Ross. Founded: 1982. Affiliations: NAPSLO, FSLA.
Crump Insurance Services of Florida Inc.
1211 State Road 436, Ste. 227
Casselberry, FL 32707
Specialties: "Commercial P&C, High-Valued Homeowners, Residential Excess Flood, Commercial Transportation, Professional Liability, Commercial/Personal Umbrellas." Business Mix: 36% Commercial MGA; 36% Commercial Brokerage; 11% Commercial Auto; 14% Homeowners, 3% Professional. Binding Authority: Commercial P&C, Homeowners, Excess Flood, Commercial Transportation. Principal: Gary L. Sanborn, CEO. Founded: 1975. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FSLA, FAIA.
Enright & Wilson
5555 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 200
Hollywood, FL 33021
Specialties: "Commercial Property and GL, including Professional Liability, Excess & Umbrella, and Commercial Inland Marine." Business Mix: 45% GL; 45% Commercial Property; 5% Professional Liability; 5% Excess-Umbrellas. Binding Authority: Commercial Property and GL. Principal: Tom Enright. Branch Office: Titusville. Founded: 1987. Affiliations: FSLA, NAPSLO, AAMGA, FSLSO, FAIA.
Gabor Insurance Services, Inc.
7270 NW 12th Street, Ste. 700
Miami, FL 33126
Specialties: "Commercial Property, including wind, on mid- to high-rise Office Buildings and Mercantile; GL on most all including Contractors, Condos, Apartments, Daycare, tough products. Also, Small Business Package for most risks, Dwelling Fire, Homeowners and Ranch Owners available." Business Mix: Commercial Property, High-Valued Homeowners, Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Personal Umbrella, GL, Products, Liquor Liability, Commercial Umbrella. Binding Authority: We have extensive in-house facilities (some exclusive) for Commercial Property & Packages; Small-Restaurant Program, Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Inland Marine, Personal Umbrella, GL, Products, Liquor Liability. Principal: Ron Gabor. Contact: Steve Finver, email@example.com. Founded: 1992. Branch Offices: Sebastian and Boca Raton. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, PLUS, FSLA, FAIA, NAIW.
Gresham & Associates
10151 Deerwood Blvd, Bldg 100, Ste. 200
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Specialties: "Commercial Property, Casualty, Garage, Inland/Ocean Marine, Professional, Umbrella, Liquor Liability Underwriters and Brokers, large or small--we write them all." Business Mix: 45% Property, 30% GL, 15% Professional, 10% all other. Binding Authority: Property, GL, Umbrella/ Excess, Inland Marine, Garage, Liquor Liability. Principal: James V. Gresham. Contact: Betty Porter, VP-Branch Manager. Founded: 1979. Branch Offices: West Palm Beach, Orlando. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPLSO, FLSA.
Gresham & Associates
360 Columbia Dr., Ste 105
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Specialties: "Commercial Property and Casualty Specialists, writing large and small property schedules, hard-to-place GL accounts, Umbrella and Excess, Garages (service & dealers); Inland/Ocean Marine; Liquor Liability and others." Business Mix: 55% Commercial GL; 35% Commercial Prop and Marine; 5% Commercial Umbrella/ Excess; 5% all other. Binding Authority: Property, GL, Umbrella/ Excess, Inland Marine, Garage, Liquor Liability. Principal: James V. Gresham. Contact: Debbie Sizer, VP/Branch Manager. Founded: 1979. Branch Offices: Jacksonville and Orlando. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPLSO, FLSA.
Gresham & Associates
11315 Corporate Blvd., Ste 300
Orlando, FL 32817
Specialties: "Commercial Property and Casualty Specialists, writing large and small property schedules, hard-to-place GL accounts, Umbrella and Excess, Garages (service & dealers); Inland/ Ocean Marine; Liquor Liability and others." Business Mix: 55% Commercial Property and Marine; 35% Commercial GL; 5% Commercial Umbrella/ Excess; 5% all other. Binding Authority: Property, GL, Umbrella/Excess, Inland Marine, Garage, Liquor Liability. Principal: James V. Gresham. Contact: Andy Packard, VP/Branch Manager. Founded: 1979. Branch Offices: Jacksonville and West Palm Beach. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPLSO, FLSA.
Hull & Company Inc.
2150 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Specialties: "Hull & Company is a full-service Excess & Surplus broker that offers competitive programs in Personal, Commercial, Marine and Professional Liability. Admitted and Surplus Lines markets, all Best's 'A-rated' or better." Business Mix: Multiple classes in Personal Lines, GL, Commercial Property, Professional Liability, Marine, Excess/Umbrella, Garage. Binding Authority: All the above. Principal: Carl Barlotti, CPCU, CIC, VP and Branch Mgr. Branch Offices: Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg, Jacksonville. Founded: 1962. Affiliations: FAIA, LAAIA, FSLSO, IIADC, AAMGA, NAPSLO, IIABC, PIA.
Hull & Company Inc.--Tampa Bay/St. Pete
800 Carillion Parkway, Suite 150
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Specialties: "We specialize in middle market classes of business handling multiple lines of insurance as a wholesale broker, including Property/Casualty, Commercial Transportation, Commercial Marine & Yachts, Aviation & Personal Lines." Business Mix: 65% Commercial Property/Casualty; 20% Personal Lines; 8% Commercial Transportation, 7% Marine. Binding Authority: Property, Package, Inland Marine, GL, Liquor Liability, Personal Lines, Commercial Auto & Garage Liability. Principal: Larry Beller. Branch Offices: Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville. Founded: 1980. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FSLA.
Hull & Company Inc.
8381 Dix Ellis Trail
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Specialties: "Commercial Property & Casualty; Restaurants, Habitational, Lessor's Risk Only; Builders Risk; Inland Marine; Vacant Buildings; Contractors including General Contractors; Binding Authority & Brokerage; Misc. Professional; Umbrellas; Excess; Monoline Wind and Hail." Business Mix: 60% Commercial Property, 40% Commercial Casualty including Misc. Professional. Binding Authority: Commercial Property, Casualty, Excess and Inland Marine. Principal: Susan R. Hall, VP, Branch Mgr. Branch Offices: Tampa Bay, Ft. Lauderdale. Founded: 1962-this office 1998. Affiliations: FAIA, FSLSO, AAMGA, NAPSLO.
I.B. Green & Associates, Inc.
26600 Ace Avenue
Leesburg, FL 34748
Specialties: Personal Lines including Mobile Home. Commercial Lines Packages and GL--Artisan Contractors, including Roofing; Restaurants, Retail, LRO classes and Strip Shopping Centers. Online quoting in most programs." Business Mix: 30% Personal Lines; 35% Commercial GL; 25% Commercial Property; 10% Commercial Packages. Binding Authority: All lines binding authority. Principal: Donald Nicholson. Contact: Tom Johnston. Branch Offices: Orlando. Founded: 1935. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FAIA, PIA, IAMI, NAGA, FSLA and Manufactured Homes Association.
John Handel & Associates, Inc.
635 93rd Ave N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33742
Specialties: "Commercial Property, Commercial Liability, Commercial Umbrellas, Professional Liability, Liquor Liability, Homeowners up to $25 million including and excluding Wind/Hail, Commercial and Residential Excess Flood, Personal Umbrellas including Target/Celebrity classes. Vacant/Unoccupied/Model Leasebacks and Personal Article Floaters." Business Mix: 60% Commercial Lines; 40% Personal Lines. Binding Authority: for all classes. Principal: John K. Handel. Contact: Lorna W. Palmer. Founded: 1983. Affiliations: FSLA, NAPSLO, FAIA, local agent associations.
LIG Marine Managers
9600 Koger Blvd., Ste. 2225
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Specialties: "The leading provider of Commercial Marine and Longshore insurance throughout the U.S.; specializing in Marine WC/Longshore, Maritime Employers Liability, Hull. Protection &Indemnity, Umbrella/XS, Cargo with unique programs for Marine Contractors and Commercial Diving Accounts." Business Mix: 55% Workers' Compensation; 45% Other (Commercial Marine). Binding Authority: Various. Principal: Ian Greenway. Contact: Karen Tischler. Branch Offices: London. Founded: 1989. Affiliations: MIASF, FAIA, CIC, NAIW, Ft. Lauderdale Mariners Club, Tampa Bay Mariners Club.
M. J. Kelly Company
13144 Park Blvd., Ste. C
Seminole, FL 33776
Specialties: "M.J. Kelly is a Surplus Lines wholesaler servicing Florida retail agents. Provides 'A-rated' markets for: Property, Package, BOP, Inland Marine, GL, Liquor Liability, Product Liability, Umbrella/ Excess, Professional Liability, E&O, D&O, EPLI, Environmental, Marine, Contractors Equipment, Logging, Garage Service/Dealers, etc." Business Mix: 30% Property/Package/BOP, 45% GL/Products, 10% Professional/E&O, D&O, EPLI, 10% Inland Marine/Logging, 5% Other. Binding Authority: Property, Package, BOP, Inland Marine, GL, Liquor Liability, Product Liability, Umbrella/ Excess, Contractors Equipment, Garage Service/Dealers, Physical Damage, Cargo, Fine Arts, EDP, Medical Equipment. Principal: Ken O'Neill, Branch Manager. Founded: 1983. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FAIA.
Morstan General Agency
Specialties: "Restaurants, Hotels/Motels, Night Clubs, Adult Entertainment, Contractors, Habitational, Liquor Liability, Garage Liability (dealers and non-dealers), Valet Parking, Professional Liability, Marine Contractors Mold/Pollution Liability, Workers' Compensation, Homeowners, Property (including wind)." Business Mix: 5% Commercial Auto; 43% GL; 35% Commercial Property; 10% Excess/Umbrellas; 5% Professional Liability; 2% Workers' Compensation. Binding Authority: Commercial Property, Commercial Liability, Umbrellas, Professional Liability, Garage Liability, Inland Marine, D&O Liability, Workers' Compensation. Branch Offices: Brandon--Carl Cohen, ext. 205, direct fax: 516-302-8936; Margate--Pat Woodard, ext. 201, direct fax: 516-302-8951; Daytona--Jim Burt, ext 11, direct fax: 516-708-2757. Founded: 1968. Associations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, FAIA, LAAIA.
National Specialty Underwriters, Inc.
1 Boca Place
2255 Glades Road, Ste 111E
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Specialties: "Tough-to-place commercial properties, especially those with catastrophic exposure to wind and flood. Accommodate from single locations to multi-state schedules, all types of construction. Offer proprietary flood for condo associations that competes with NFIP." Business Mix: 100% Commercial. Binding Authority: Not given. Principal: Chris Randall, CEO. Contacts: Hospitality--Kurt Meister, VP; Medical Professional--Ben Newman, VP; Property--Todd Markel, VP; Casualty Excess--Jim Maggiacomo, VP. Home Office: Bellevue, WA Founded: 1995. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AH&LA, FAIA, FSLA.
National Surplus Lines Brokers
5379 Lyons Rd., Ste. 177
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Specialties: "NSLB is a full-service brokerage offering many commercial property and liability classes including Windstorm, Professional Liability, E&O, D&O, EPLI and Products Liability, Homeowners and dwelling policies. We specialize in large commercial property accounts and hard-to-place risks." Business Mix: 40% Commercial Packages, 20% Commercial Property, 20% Commercial Liability, 10% Homeowners, 10% Professional Liability/ Products Liability. Binding Authority: Commercial Property; Commercial Liability; Inland Marine, Special Events, Vacant Property, Crime, Equipment Breakdown. Principal: Robert Briggs. Founded: 2007. Affiliations: IIABC, IIADC, LAAIA, FSLSO.
520 E. Tarpon Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Specialties: "Small-to-medium-size Commercial accounts including Retail, Restaurants including Liquor, Contractors (small GCs and Artisan), Apartments, Daycare. Online rating programs include Vacant Building & Builders Risk, Daycare, Artisan Contractors (comparison-based rater), Special Events." Business Mix: 100% Commercial: 30% Property; 35% GL & Umbrella, 25% Garage, 10% Other including E&O. Binding Authority: Property, GL & Liquor Liability, Garage (both Service & Used Car Dealers). Principal: Greg Murrey, (President-GA) Contact: Jason Murrey. Founded: 1985. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA.
Program Underwriters Inc.
1300 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 250
Sunrise, FL 33323
E-mail: Donna Buto, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Steve Buto, email@example.com
Specialties: "Binding and Brokerage Markets focusing on small to very large Property and Casualty risks. Target industries include Habitational, Hospitality, Retail-Wholesale Distributors, Real Estate Properties, Builders' Risk, Shopping Centers/LRO, Warehouses, Vacant Properties, Condo-Conversions, Contractors (Artisan and GCs)." Business Mix: 65% Property; 3% Umbrellas; 30% GL/Liquor; 2% Other. Binding Authority: Not given. Principals: Donna Buto, Steve Buto. Contact: As above. Founded: 1979. Affiliations: AAMGA, NAPSLO, FLSA, FAIA, PIA.
Quaker Special Risk
224 Datura Street, Ste. 715
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Specialties: "Personal Lines: High-Value Coastal Homes, Builders Risk, PC9/PC10, Excess Flood, Personal Umbrella, High-Risk/Celebrity, Yachts, Kidnap & Ransom; Commercial GL: Gen Contractors, Roofers, Excavators, Swimming Pool Installation, EIFS. Professional: High-Risk MedMal, Clinics, Surgicenters, MRI/Diagnostic Labs, Home Healthcare, Misc. Medical." Business Mix: 80% Commercial, 20% Personal. Binding Authority: Homeowners, Contractors. Principal: Frank M. Walsh. Founded: 1960. Affiliations: NAPSLO, PLUS.
Regency Insurance Brokerage
PO Box 190
Hallandale, FL 33008
Business Mix: Property, GL, Packages, Inland Marine, Workers' Compensation, Professional Liability, EPLI, Errors & Omissions, Homeowners High Value, Special Events, Personal Articles Floater, Fine Art Policies, Builders Risk, OCP. Binding Authority: Property, General Liability, Packages. Principal: Stephen L. Riemer. Contact: David M. Hershberger. Founded: 1986. Affiliations: NAPSLO, FSLA, FAIA.
Roehrig & MacDuff aka Hull & Company
800 Carillon Parkway, Suite 150
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Specialties: "Commercial Lines property/casualty; many markets for small binding authority to larger transactional brokerage. Special facilities for Vacant Property, Monocline Liquor Liability, Contractors and Restaurants." Business Mix: 20% Professional Liability, 30% Property, 40% Casualty, 10% Personal Lines. Binding Authority: All classes for Property/Casualty, Monoline Liquor Liability, Vacant Property Package, Wind-Only Facilities, Miscellaneous Professional Liability. Principal: Kathy Colangelo. Branch Offices: not given. Founded: 1993. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, FSLA, PIA, PLUS.
SeaCoast Underwriters, Inc.
1035 Greenwood Blvd., Ste. 419
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Specialties: "We offer a broad range of property and casualty products for commercial and personal lines, and represent more than 50 companies, both admitted and surplus lines carriers." Business Mix: Multiple Lines with Admitted & Non-Admitted Carriers. Binding Authority Lines: Personal & Commercial Property, Liability & Umbrella; Commercial Auto & Garage. Principal: R.C. Chaffin. Contact: Leslie Hammersand. Branch Office: Coral Gables. Founded: 1996. Affiliations: AAMGA, FAIA, FSLA, PIA.
Shelly, Middlebrooks & O'Leary, Inc.
PO Box 2909
Jacksonville, FL 32203-2909
Specialties: "We specialize in writing difficult or unique risks for Commercial and Personal Property and Casualty lines of business, written either on an admitted or non-admitted basis." Business Mix: 40% Transportation, 20% GL, 20% Personal Lines, 20% Professional Liability. Binding Authority: All Lines Property & Casualty. Principal: Daniel C. O'Leary, III. Contacts: Erin O'Leary, Jacksonville; Kathy Stasko, St. Petersburg, 888-989-0255, firstname.lastname@example.org. Branch Offices: St. Petersburg. Founded: 1954. Affiliations: FAIA, NAPSLO, FSLA, PIA, AAMGA.
5301 Blue Lagoon Dr., Ste 510
Miami, FL 33126
Specialties: "Commercial Property (including apartments, condos, office buildings, shopping centers and more); GL for all classes, General Contractors, Garage Liability, Glass, Products Liability, Medical Risks, Commercial Umbrella/Excess, Liquor Liability, Inland Marine and more." Business Mix: 50% Commercial GL, 40% Property & Packages, 10% Umbrella/Excess, Garage Liability, Professional Liability. Binding Authority: Monoline Property, Monoline GL, Packages, Garage Liability, Special Events, Liquor Liability. Principals: Preston Gough, Steve Alvarez. Contact: Steve Alvarez. Founded: 1976. Affiliations: NAPSLO, FSLA, FAIA, IIADC, LAAIA.
St. James Insurance Group
Westwood Center Three
6675 Westwood Blvd., Ste. 360
Orlando, FL 32821
Fax: 407-248-9656; toll-free fax: 888-876-7544
Specialties: "St. James Insurance Group is dedicated to Personal Lines residential homeowners. St. James underwrites and manages programs for homes and condominiums, valued from the $100,000 to multiple millions, subject to certain restrictions, including and excluding wind." Business Mix: 100% personal lines. Binding Authority: HO-3, HO-6, DP. Principals: James J. McCahill, Chairman; Robert P. Lucas, President; Edward Falzarano, CFO. Contact: Neil Biscuiti, SVP, Director of Marketing. Founded: 1984. Affiliations: FAIA, PIA, NAPSLO.
Strickland General Agency of Florida, Inc.
15950 Bay Vista Dr., Ste. 235
Clearwater, FL 33760
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialties: "Independent Wholesale Brokerage and Managing General Agency for over 45 years specializing in Property, Casualty, Professional Liability, Transportation, Workers' Compensation, and Entertainment Business." Business Mix: 20% Commercial Auto; 35% GL; 25% Professional Liability; 10% Excess/Umbrellas; 5% Workers' Compensation; 5% Commercial Property. Binding Authority: Commercial Auto; GL; Commercial Property. Principal: Neil A. Strickland. Contact: Gerry Whitt, VP/Branch Mgr. Founded: 1997 as Knott Limited; 2002 as Strickland General Agency of FL, Inc. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, PLUS, FSLA, FAIA, IAAPA, WWA.
TAPCO Underwriters, Inc.
PO Box 17069
Clearwater, FL 33762
Specialties: "TAPCO specializes in Commercial GL and Package Programs. Telephone quotes & binders instantly e-mailed to you 'live-time;' including all forms needed. We have a friendly, knowledgeable staff, fast policy turnaround, and quick claims handling." Business Mix: 30% Personal Lines, 40% Commercial GL, 25% Commercial Property, 5% Misc. Professional, Umbrella & Excess Coverage. Binding Authority: Personal Lines: HO8, DP1, Personal Liability; Commercial Lines including Commercial GL on everything from Artisan Contractors to Special Events, and Commercial Property/Package on most classes from Apartments through Vacant Properties. Principal: Tap Johnson III. Contact: Virginia C. Phillips, ASLI. Founded: 1982. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, Lloyds, London Correspondents.
199 Water Street, 28th Floor
New York, NY
Specialties: "Property, General Liability, Umbrella & Excess, Commercial Auto/Transportation, Professional Liability, Environmental." Business Mix: 27.7% Casualty, 23.2% Property, 13.8% Professional Liability, 13.4% Commercial Auto, 12.8% Excess, 4.5% Workers' Compensation, 3.5% Special Risks, 0.6% Personal Lines, 0.6% Other. Binding Authority: All types of lines. Principal: John Jennings. Contact: Cathy Perry. Founded: 1985. Affiliations: NAPSLO, AAMGA, PLUS.
801 International Parkway, 5th Floor
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Specialties: "Property: coastal and non-coastal, large capacity, all classes. Casualty: primary and excess, all classes including Contracting. Professional and Executive Liability: D&O, E&O, Medical Professional, Agri-business: Property and Casualty Lines. Transportation: all classes." Business Mix: 50% Property, 50% Casualty. Binding Authority Lines: None, open market brokerage. Contact: Jim Gantt. Branch Offices: Brandon, Jacksonville. Founded: 1992. Affiliations: NAPSLO.
Westrope Insurance Managers
of Florida LLC
510 Vonderburg Dr., Ste 214
Brandon, Fl 33511
Specialties: "Habitational; Hospitality including Hotels/Motels, Restaurants, Bars & Nightclubs; Lessor's risks, Office Buildings, Shopping Centers, Contractors--Artisan & GCs; Products Liability; Ocean & Inland Marine; Wind & Hail buybacks, Umbrellas." Business Mix: 50% Property; 50% Casualty. Binding Authority Lines: Property with Wind or ex-wind, Inland marine, General Liability, Umbrellas. Principals: Alan Goldfarb, Paul Burger and George Jacobbe. Contact: Alan Goldfarb, agoldfarb@westrope. com. Branch Offices: Lady Mary, Jacksonville. Founded: 1992. Affiliations: NAPSLO, FAIA.