November 19, 2018

Fire Protection Contractors

Market Detail: McNeil & Co.’s FireWatch Program ( is a comprehensive insurance and risk management program. The program offers specialty insurance products to the complete fire protection market including firms that engage in the sales, service, and installation of fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, burglar and fire alarm systems, and those involved in selling or distributing fire equipment or emergency apparatus.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Arch Insurance Co.

States: All states except Ala., Hawaii, and Wyo.

Contact: Customer service at 800-822-3747

Lessor’s Risk Program

Market Detail: Myron Steves ( offers new business opportunities through its Lessor’s Risk Program. Offered by a specialty carrier, rated A+XV by A.M. Best for buildings leased or rented to others for commercial occupancy. Property and liability coverages available on a monoline or package basis. Coverage features include: CGL primary limits up to $3 million occurrence/$5 million aggregate; $5,000 medical payments coverage included; additional interests – $100 each; hired and non-owned auto; excess or umbrella limits up to $25 million; no deductible required; property; building; business personal property; business income; basic, broad or special form; replacement cost or ACV; equipment breakdown; accounts receivable; computer equipment; outside signs; and valuable papers. Crime coverage inside the premises – theft of money and securities; inside premises; outside premises.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: Texas only

Contact: Greg Rubel at 214-545-6709 or e-mail:


Market Detail: Tow Trucks

Strickland Insurance Brokers ( offers the following coverage lines: transportation – auto liability; physical damage; cargo; bobtail; on-hook; dealer’s liability/open lot; garage liability/GKLL; Umbrella (in North Carolina and South Carolina). Property and casualty coverages include: general liability; property; inland marine; environmental; and professional lines. Coverages can be written as a package, or on a standalone basis. Popular classes: Transportation – contractors; dump trucks; tow trucks; truckers; church vans; taxis/limos; school buses; used car sales; heavy truck sales. P&C classes: contractors, habitational; restaurants; social services; exercise/health clubs; beauty/barber/tan salons; vacant property; contractor’s equipment; truckers & warehouse GL.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: N.C., S.C., and Va.

Contact: Customer service at 888-495-4950

Workers’ Comp

Market Detail: Solepro Inc. ( offers an affordable workers’ comp program for insureds with one or more employees (full time or part time). The owner can choose to include or exclude themselves. Optional accident policy available. Payroll that generally falls under the minimum amounts for most carriers can be written. Most class codes are acceptable except those involved in roofng, logging, tree pruning and oil/gas. Trucking coming soon.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: Ark., Ga., Iowa, Ind., Ks., La., Md., Mich., Minn., Miss., N.C., Neb., Okla., S.C., S.D., Tenn., Texas, Va., and Wisc.

Contact: Jeff Valentine at 804-418-3201 or e-mail:


Market Detail: Regency Insurance Brokerage Services NY LLC ( has the expertise to assist in placing your customer’s homeowners coverage. Targeting: primary/secondary/secondary seasonal home; rental/short term rental property; log homes; condo/renters; one and two family occupied homes; personal umbrella and flood. Package policies (home, auto, and umbrella all in one policy) offers.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: Conn., Dela., Mass., Maine, N.H., N.J., N.Y., Pa., R.I., and Vt.

Contact: Dan Larsen at 800-982-1895 or e-mail:

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