Underwriter - Commercial Lines

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Depew, NY, US

Job Type:  Sales
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience:  3+

RT Specialty, a division of Ryan Specialty Group is looking for Commercial Lines Production Underwriter to join our office in Buffalo, NY. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. 

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in Commercial Lines. Attention to detail, a strong sense of integrity and discretion, and a professional demeanor are all mandatory.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for business development with current customer base, using sales and marketing techniques to gain additional business for the organization.
  • Responsible for reviewing applications for all lines of commercial insurance on behalf of the carriers we represent to determine underwriting eligibility as well as new and/or renewal business submissions.
  • Provide rate quotes for applications, and placing acceptable risks with a wide array of carriers.
  • Must maintain timely sales and service goals as outlined by the Commercial Lines Manager.
  • Maintain positive relationships with current brokers through marketing efforts as well as handling client communication and inquiries.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a commercial insurance brokerage or underwriting environment.
  • Valid NYS Broker’s license required.
  • Wholesale or retail agency/brokerage experience preferred.
  • Must have strong communication and technological skills, exceptional problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Must possess very strong interpersonal skills, including exceptional communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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