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Executive E&S Casualty Underwriter

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Rock Hill, NY, US, 12775

Job Type:  Sales
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Position Summary:

The Executive E&S Casualty Underwriter will be responsible to perform the following tasks with a high degree of competency, minimal supervision, and a high level of underwriting authority.

Essential Functions:

  • Underwrite, market, quote, bind and retain profitable book of E&S business that meets profitability and growth targets.  Operate within granted authority and make referrals to underwriting leadership as appropriate.
  • Development and execution of production strategies and business plans to implement and maximize growth objectives
  • Coordination and collaboration with other ISA departments is expected and encouraged to offer the best holistic solutions to our clients.
  • Balance and prioritize workflows, work cooperatively with other departments and support other team members as needed.
  • Train and supervise the workflow of Underwriters at all levels, participate in their overall development and assist with performance evaluations as needed.
  • Request Loss Control Surveys, review completed surveys and utilize in your underwriting thought process on the accounts to ensure proper controls and/or willingness of the insured to partner with ISA in loss control and implement key recommendations to ensure good risk management strategies thereby maintaining profitability
  • Cultivate and maintain professional wholesale and retail relationships
  • Represent ISA at client events, conferences and meetings as needed
  • Assist with special projects and assignments that may be required by the Underwriting Department.
  • Ability to function in a remote, virtual work environment, and develop productive relationships within an appointed territory. 


  • Excellent underwriting, analytical and problem-solving skills that have been developed over 10+ years of insurance and E&S underwriting experience
  • A deep understanding of the Human Services Providers industry
  • Ability to think outside the box, and apply a very creative thought process to construct solutions for our clients
  • Advanced working knowledge of Commercial P&C/E&S products and insurance concepts, UW processes and procedures, laws and regulations, terminology, and concepts
  • Strong organizational skills, work ethic and keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills that energize and engage brokers, clients and colleagues and the ability to convey a vision and client-focused solutions
  • Ability to present and negotiate complex agreements/concepts with brokers
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines
  • Excellent people skills and supervisory experience 
  • Self-starter, able to manage teams and projects independently 
  • Strong financial skills required in order to evaluate risks, exposures & coverage issues 
  • Ability to relate with others in order to accomplish job responsibilities and objectives while fostering a positive teamwork environment
  • Home state insurance producer’s license is required Critical attention to details.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Proven track record of being a team player.
  • May be required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license.


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Middletown

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