Our Firm By The Numbers

We are a global specialty insurance distributor with expertise in property, casualty, professional lines and specialty group benefit products. 

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$15.3B

of annual premium placements

employees

4,800

Employees across over 118 locations in 31 states and 12 countries

network

45

Built organically and through 45 acquisitions since 2002

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Areas of Specialty

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Property & Casualty

As the leader in specialty insurance distribution, we work with retail insurance agents, brokers and consultants to provide solutions to their commercial property and casualty risk placement challenges.

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Group Benefits

Everything we do is for the single purpose of helping insurance professionals find the specialty products and administrative solutions they need.

Our Culture

Culture is a critical component of what makes AmWINS unique.
While our heritage is comprised of many companies we've acquired,
our culture is very clearly AmWINS. We work as one team committed to
collaboration, teamwork, and never settling for the status quo.

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Featured Insights

The 2019 Market: Changes are Coming

03/06/19

As we head deeper into the first quarter of 2019, one thing is clear: changes are coming to the insurance marketplace that buyers and brokers alike will experience as the year progresses. Carriers are feeling pain, not just in commercial auto and problematic property sectors, but across many other areas of property and casualty as well. This is leading to a reaction that we’ve already begun to see and that was recently highlighted at the 2019 Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) Underwriting Summit.

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Perils and Pitfalls of Insuring Short-Term Vacation Rentals

02/19/19

​When the housing market crashed in the 2008, many people turned their secondary homes into income-producing properties. The need for specialized insurance for short-term vacation rentals was recognized with the introduction of online booking websites such as AirBnB. However, standard homeowners insurance policies provide minimal coverage for business activities in the home. This article identifies potential coverage gaps and how rental endorsements can address these coverage issues.

Ego D&O: Moral Hazards in the Age of Social Media

12/11/18

​With rapid expansion of social media and blurring of company officers' personal and official personas online, the D&O risks for companies have grown significantly. This article examines the fallout from Elon Musk's infamous tweet about Tesla stock to illustrate how an officer's social media presence is a potential risk factor. With the market at a critical juncture in the underwriting of D&O coverage, this article also provides insight into essential risk management components.

Four Key Additional Insured Endorsements for Contractors

11/13/18

Construction contract negotiations, which determine the kind and amount of insurance required for a construction project, can be time-consuming, complicated and frustrating. Project owners require contractors on a project to name the project owner as an additional insured on the contractor’s casualty insurance program. It's important that both project owners and contractors understand the coverage provided by these additional insured endorsements. This article discusses four common ISO additional insured endorsements related to commercial general liability policies purchased by contractors, including their limitations, conditions and exclusions.