New Wholesale Broker, Camford National, Opens in N.J.

February 13, 2007

Lebanon, N.J.-based Camford National Insurance Brokers LLC, has opened as a specialty lines wholesale insurance brokerage serving property/casualty agents and brokers both nationally and internationally. Camford National will specialize in serving excess & surplus lines and industries with hard-to-place risks.

“Our team at Camford National is comprised of professionals with extensive experience on the E&S side of the business, and we can provide a level of expertise, professionalism and service that will set us apart from our competitors,” said David O’Keeffe, president of Camford National. “We are committed to providing a comprehensive, intelligent and managed approach to brokerage business.”

Prior to forming Camford National, O’Keeffe was vice president and partner with Oxbridge Insurance Associates, where he drove many aspects of the company’s sales and operations. Prior to moving to the east coast in 1995, O’Keeffe held positions in London, England with Alexander Howden, a Lloyd’s Broker, and served in an underwriting capacity in Chicago, where he handled underwriting for property and casualty risks on behalf of SAFECO Select markets.

Camford National will offer coverage on an admitted and non-admitted basis through carriers rated “A-” or better by A.M. Best. Products include:

* Commercial General Liability and Property
* Commercial Package – Commercial Property/Commercial General Liability/Liquor
* Excess & Umbrella Liability
* Environmental Liability, including Professional Liability
* Products Liability, including Discontinued Products Liability
* Professional Liability/Miscellaneous E&O/Employment Related Practices
* Inland Marine
* Wrap Up Commercial General Liability – Condo/Co-Op/Residential

Industries served by Camford National include: commercial and residential general contractors and trade contractors, commercial trucking, manufacturing, real estate (habitational and commercial), retail, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, importers and exporters, restaurants and taverns, chemical, sports and entertainment products, crane contracting, heavy equipment sales and manufacturing, machinery, petroleum, medical devices, cosmetics, tools, consumable products, and processing.

Agents and brokers can contact O’Keeffe at 201-484-0741 ext. 203, or d.okeeffe@camfordnational.com.

Source: Camford National, www.camfordnational.com

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