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.
Berkley Custom Insurance Managers
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
- 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
- Umbrella Liability: Occurrence & Claims Made
- Excess Liability: Occurrence & Claims Made
- 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.
Three Stamford Plaza
301 Tresser Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06901
Michael P. Fujii President & Chief Executive Officer Direct: (203) 905-7561 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael A. Coca Chief Operating Officer Direct: (203) 905-7562 Email: email@example.com
725 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Mark G. Ying Chief Casualty Officer Direct: (213) 417-5437 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin Dangelo Senior Vice President Direct: (213) 417-5434 Email: email@example.com
Pamela Asbury Vice President Direct: (213) 417-5432 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rodney Phillips Assistant Vice President Direct: (213) 417-5441 Email: email@example.com
Sherry D. Dunn
Underwriting Services Direct: (213) 417-5434 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
30 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
David W. Mansfield Senior Vice President Direct: (312) 605-4645 Email: email@example.com
Jerome Gleich Vice President Direct: (312) 605-4644 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peggy Argentati Vice President Direct: (312) 605-4643 Email: email@example.com
Hue Doan Vice President Direct: (312) 605-4648 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beth Anne Baird Vice President Direct: (312) 605-4649 Email: email@example.com
Tikisha Williams Assistant Vice President Direct: (312) 605-4647 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
757 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Brian X. Mullady Senior Vice President Direct: (212) 922-9367 Email: email@example.com
Joseph Omaggio Assistant Vice President Direct: (212) 922-1935 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marvin Alcide Assistant Vice President Direct: (212) 922-9539 Email: email@example.com