Underwriter, Excess Construction

at Starr Companies
Location Los Angeles, California
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Starr Insurance Companies is a global insurance and investment organization providing property and casualty insurance solutions to business and industry, and one of the fastest-growing insurance companies in the world. Our talented and experienced associates manage risk and ultimately support the profitable growth of organizations in a dynamic, competitive and ever-changing marketplace. Join us and become part of our talented and passionate workforce.

The position entails development and servicing of excess construction portfolio. The Senior Underwriter will be responsible for all aspects of portfolio management, including solicitation of submissions, underwriting analysis, preparing and issuing indications/quotations/binders, and tracking new business pipeline.

Candidates should be organized, disciplined insurance underwriting professionals that can work effectively in a dynamic environment and possess the following:

Essential Job Functions:

Generate and underwrite excess construction opportunities in the Southwest Region

Achieve budgeted premium goals

Develop retail and wholesale brokerage relationships


At least 5 years experience underwriting mid to large construction excess accounts

Must have relationships with construction brokers

Must possess technical casualty underwriting capabilities

Proven sales and business development skills in a dynamic marketplace

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Advanced proficiency in computer applications: Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Bachelor's degree preferred

Except as required by law, Starr requires all applicants and employees to be fully vaccinated in accordance with the CDC guidelines

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