Senior Underwriter

Employee Type:  Full-Time

West Palm Beach, FL, US

Job Type:  Sales
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

RT Specialty, a division of Ryan Specialty Group is looking for an Seniro Underwriter to join our West Palm Beach, FL office. 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 RT Underwriter is focused on developing and maintaining a profitable book of business by building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

Essential Functions:

  • Holds the appropriate licenses for all marketing jurisdictions.
  • Communication of risk appetite and the RT Value proposition to the agent.
  • Develop strong, long term relationships with the agents to add to a profitable book of business.
  • Manage internal and external relationships that will contribute to a superior service experience for the agent and broker customer.
  • Senior level underwriters will provide guidance and direction to junior staff including underwriters and underwriting assistants as needed.
  • Quickly evaluate, prioritize, and select submissions and price risks that will develop an underwriting profit for the carrier; refer or decline risks that present excessive risk.
  • Liaise with resources for individual risk assessment, including financial and COPE data.
  • Collaborate with internal team on targeted, desirable accounts.
  • Recognize and create cross sell opportunities for other products.
  • Work with agents to understand options that best meet insured needs.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with the agent or broker.
  • Participate in RT Underwriting projects as needed.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of five (5) years underwriting experience.
  • Bachelors preferred.
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel to agent and broker, carrier, and employer meetings.
  • Ability to work in a highly automated, paperless environment, including specialized software packages.
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office Suite.


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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