A message to our agents

A message to our agents

Our goal for our agents is to make it easy for you to do business with us, and to create a lasting, profitable relationship. 

We focus on providing timely quotes and expert underwriting guidance, and are continuously working on improving our relationships and our programs. Specialty insurance, by its very nature, gives you many opportunities to market to new clients in your community and beyond. We offer a wide range of specialty programs to meet your clients' unique needs. Every town has child care centers, sports leagues, small museums, and social service organizations- why not increase your profitability by gaining their business? 

Interested in an appointment with Markel Specialty?

Commercial lines
We partner with independent agencies with premium potential of $50,000 or more in our specialty niches, and who meet the following guidelines:

  • E&O coverage of at least $1 million/$1 million 
  • Independent, licensed agency in good standing
  • Complete and pass background checks
  • Premium potential of $50K+ within target appetite
  • Currently write business within a target niche
  • Bind first account within three months of appointment
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Personal lines
For our personal lines products, we partner with independent and wholesale agencies willing to meet a projected premium minimum.  Producers must have a profitable book of business and a high level of knowledge within one of our target markets:

  • Marine (boats, yachts, high performance, or Markel Tradesman)
  • Motorcycles
  • Off-road vehicles
  • Bicycles
  • Special events
  • Manufactured homes
  • Dwelling fire
  • Excess and surplus property

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