For almost 90 years, Markel Specialty has innovated new ways to protect your business, your organization, your assets, and you.
In 1930, Sam Markel started an insurance company to insure jitney buses - truly a niche insurance business, to say the least. But you know what? . . . It worked! Because jitney buses needed special types of insurance and Sam Markel’s insurance solved their problem.
Today, people all over the country who need customized insurance protection for the things that are important to them choose Markel Specialty.
From bicycles to small businesses to championship horses, Markel Specialty offers over 80 separate insurance programs, each developed to meet the specific coverage needs of a specific group and backed by friendly and knowledgeable claims and customer service experts.