Berkley Custom Insurance Managers
 

Michael P. Fujii

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mike Fujji

Michael Fujii has over 35 years of experience in the specialty property casualty insurance industry, including more than 25 years as a senior executive. He previously served as the president and chief executive officer of worldwide insurance operations at a major international insurer.

Officers

Michael P. Fujii

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michael A. Coca

Chief Operating Officer

Mark G. Ying

Chief Casualty Officer

Kevin Dangelo

Senior Vice President

David W. Mansfield

Senior Vice President

Brian X. Mullady

Senior Vice President

Peggy Argentati

Vice President

Jerome Gleich

Vice President

Pamela Asbury

Vice President

Hue Doan

Vice President

Beth Anne Baird

Vice President

Sherry D. Dunn

Vice President
Underwriting Services

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Berkley Custom Insurance Managers

Berkley Custom Insurance Managers provides customized insurance solutions to clients that seek a committed, reliable, long-term partner with a breadth of capability.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create value through excellence. We strive to produce value for our customers and brokers with responsive and consistent insurance services that foster long-term relationships built on trust and integrity. Our commitment is founded on the unique combination of talents of our employees who bring the highest standard of excellence in skills and experience to our clients.

How Berkley Custom is Different

Berkley Custom is dedicated to the Excess and Surplus marketplace. We will entertain a broad variety of casualty exposures exclusively for our appointed wholesale brokers. From middle market commercial to Fortune 500 companies, our Excess Casualty team is committed to providing excellent service and a consistent underwriting approach to meet the needs of our brokers and their customers.

We seek to outperform our competitors with a focus on understanding client’s priorities and developing creative risk solutions to meet their long-term needs. Our key differentiators include the following:

EXCLUSIVE WHOLESALE MARKET We are committed to the wholesale brokerage system and continually build upon long established relationships with a passion for superior service for our appointed producers.

FRONT LINE UNDERWRITERS We attract and retain underwriters with significant specialty insurance experience, many over 25 years, with a culture that promotes integrity, excellence and respect.

LONG TERM APPROACH TO ACCOUNTS We continually seek partners for the long term who share our values and our underwriting and risk management discipline.

Long-term relationships have been our management’s trademark in over 30 years of serving customers in the Excess & Surplus marketplace. Our team is dedicated to serving the varied casualty exposure needs of our brokers and their customers. By truly understanding your risk exposures in a constantly changing global environment, we can better work with you to keep risk placement recommendations current and responsive.

SUBSTANTIAL LIMIT CAPACITY
Gross Limit:
In-house capacity – $50M
Operating capacity – $25M

Minimum Premiums: $25,000

TARGET CLASSES OF BUSINESS
Construction: Wrap-up Construction; Commercial / Industrial Buildings; Condos / Apartments (No wood frame residential housing)

Manufacturing: Apparel & Textile; Metal Products; Machinery; Plastic Products; Electronic Equipment

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate: Financial Institutions; Insurance Companies

Retail / Wholesale Trade: Large department stores; General Merchandise; Stores/Food Stores; Wholesale Durable/Non-durable

UNDERWRITING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ability to offer both Admitted and Non-Admitted Paper
  • Ability to participate in more than one layer for large placements
  • Named peril and time element pollution
  • Up to 5 years + 10 years Extended Completed Operations for long term construction projects

POLICY FORMS

  • Umbrella Liability: Occurrence & Claims Made
  • Excess Liability: Occurrence & Claims Made

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Fully completed application with description of all operations
  • Minimum of five years of currently valued company loss description

W. R. BERKLEY ISSUING COMPANIES Business is written on behalf of the following W. R. Berkley Corporation member companies which are all rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.

  • Gemini Insurance Company – Non admitted 49 states, Admitted in
  • Berkley Assurance Company – Non admitted DE
  • Berkley National Insurance Company – Admitted 50 states
  • Berkley Insurance Company – New York Free Trade Zone

About W. R. Berkley Corporation

W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the 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 units 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.

Contact Information

STAMFORD
Three Stamford Plaza
301 Tresser Blvd.
8th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Michael P. Fujii
President & Chief Executive Officer
Direct: (203) 905-7561
Email: mfujii@berkleycustom.com

Michael A. Coca
Chief Operating Officer
Direct: (203) 905-7562
Email: mcoca@berkleycustom.com

LOS ANGELES
725 South Figueroa Street
Suite 2200
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Mark G. Ying
Chief Casualty Officer
Direct: (213) 417-5437
Email: mying@berkleycustom.com

Kevin Dangelo
Senior Vice President
Direct: (213) 417-5434
Email: kdangelo@berkleycustom.com

Pamela Asbury
Vice President
Direct: (213) 417-5432
Email: pasbury@berkleycustom.com

Rodney Phillips
Assistant Vice President
Direct: (213) 417-5441
Email: rphillips@berkleycustom.comm

Sherry D. Dunn
Vice President
Underwriting Services
Direct: (213) 417-5434
Email: sdunn@berkleycustom.com

CHICAGO
30 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606

David W. Mansfield
Senior Vice President
Direct: (312) 605-4645
Email: dmansfield@berkleycustom.com

Jerome Gleich
Vice President
Direct: (312) 605-4644
Email: jgleich@berkleycustom.com

Peggy Argentati
Vice President
Direct: (312) 605-4643
Email: pargentati@berkleycustom.com

Hue Doan
Vice President
Direct: (312) 605-4648
Email: hdoan@berkleycustom.com

Beth Anne Baird
Vice President
Direct: (312) 605-4649
Email: bbaird@berkleycustom.com

Tikisha Williams
Assistant Vice President
Direct: (312) 605-4647
Email: tlwilliams@berkleycustom.com

NEW YORK
757 Third Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Brian X. Mullady
Senior Vice President
Direct: (212) 922-9367
Email: bmullady@berkleycustom.com

Joseph Omaggio
Assistant Vice President
Direct: (212) 922-1935
Email: jomaggio@berkleycustom.com

Marvin Alcide
Assistant Vice President
Direct: (212) 922-9539
Email: malcide@berkleycustom.com