Verus Underwriting Managers opened its doors for business in late 2010. Verus focused on building a business platform that offers insurance products to meet its business partners' current opportunities. Current products include general and excess liability, professional liability (medical and non-medical), and garage.
W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation's premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the Berkley companies, or operating units, in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our Berkley companies to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.
Our mission is to build a profitable insurance provider that uniquely engages our exclusive group of business partners utilizing underwriting expertise, a diversified portfolio of insurance products, and a focus on service.