New Markets

March 4, 2019


Market Detail: Pacific Excess Insurance Marketing ( is a wholesaler/general agent with access to many standard, surplus lines and workers’ compensation markets. It offers higher commissions, fast quotes, and no premium volume requirements. Markets available for unique risks.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Various, admitted and non-admitted available

States: Ariz., Calif., Colo., Conn., Fla., Ga., Iowa, Idaho, Ill., Ks., Ky., La., Maine, Mich., Mo., N.C., N.D., Neb., N.H., N.M., Nev., N.Y., Ohio, Okla, Ore., S.C., S.D., Tenn., Texas, Utah, Va., Wash., and Wisc.

Contact: Juli Queen at 800-222-5582 or e-mail:

Aircraft Products Liability

Market Detail: Aviation Markets Inc. ( is a wholesale broker offering aviation insurance services to licensed agents and brokers throughout the U.S., holding licenses in every state except Hawaii. Access to every domestic aviation market is available as well as the London Market. Products and services include: airports; airport property and aviation related risks; airport services; aviation fueling operations; aviation workers’ compensation; commercial and corporate operations; fixed base operators; flight schools; flying clubs; general liability/products/completed operations/hangarkeepers liability; helicopters; experimental aircraft; excess liability; industrial aid aircraft; manufacturer’s aviation product liability; non-ownership liability – personal and corporate; repairs and service operations; private airstrips; sales demonstration aircraft; and UAV’s.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: All states

Contact: Customer service at 800-688-4901

High Value Homes – Dwellings – Rentals

Market Detail: Lionheart Insurance Services’ ( homeowners (HO 3) and condominium unit owners (HO 6) coverages are available in the admitted and surplus lines markets. Coverage is available for homes from $100,000 to $10 million (total section I). Eligible Risks include, but are not limited to: animals (subject to limitations; course of construction; LLCs (family) and family trusts; older homes with limited updates; post and pier foundation; prior claims; protection classes seven to 10 and brush or forest areas; trampolines, unfenced swimming pools and diving boards (subject to exclusion); and modular/manufactured homes if set on permanent concrete foundation.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted and non-admitted

States: All states

Contact: Sandra Stampfl at 916-652-7880 or e-mail:

Community Associations

Market Detail: Preferred Property Programs ( offers boiler & machinery; environmental liability; equipment breakdown; mechanical breakdown; umbrella; and excess liability.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted and non-admitted

States: All states

Contact: Ken Hager at 888-548-2465 or e-mail:

Stand Alone Earthquake

Market Detail: GeoVera Holdings Inc. ( is a provider of specialty residential property insurance products, focused on catastrophe exposed property in the homeowners and residential earthquake markets, operating on both an admitted and surplus lines basis.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted

States: Calif., Ore., and Wash.

Contact: Customer service at 707-863-3686

Environmental – Hazardous Waste Hauling

Market Detail: CTC Transportation Insurance Services LLC ( covers hazardous materials/non-hazardous bulk ahauling with at least 50 percent of commodities hauled. Must have at least 10 power units to qualify for this program; minimum of 25 power units for oilfield related bulk haulers.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Chubb/ACE Westchester

States: All states except Alaska, Dela., Hawaii, Ky., Mass., Mich., Miss., and N.Y.

Contact: Sales & Marketing Representative at 760-487-7399 or e-mail:

Garage Risk

Market Detail: RIC Insurance General Agency ( writes hard to place garage risk, including a used car dealership. Target classes include full-service car washes, windshield repair on autos, brake repair on autos, heavy truck sales, auto dealers, auto storage, auto auction, auto body painting, and more.

Available limits: Minimum $300,000, maximum $1 million

Carrier: Unable to disclose, non-admitted

States: Ariz., Calif., Nev., Ore., and Wash.

Contact: Tom Clansen at 714-505-8216 or e-mail:

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