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

Social Engineering: An Increasing Risk That Requires Increased Coverage

01/24/19

Increased regulations have made pure technological cyber-attacks more difficult and costly, causing cyber criminals to shift their focus to social engineering. Although traditional commercial crime policies contain a computer fraud and funds transfer fraud insuring agreement, courts have generally held that claims arising from incidents where the insured voluntarily transfers funds – many of which arise from social engineering – are not covered. This article examines key court rulings and how to fill in potential coverage gaps.

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How Parametric Products Benefit Catastrophe-Driven Risk Transfer

09/18/18

Parametric insurance is an innovative product that functions differently than traditional insurance. Unlike a traditional insurance policy, there are many levers to pull in designing a specific parametric product for an individual insured's needs. These levers afford the opportunity and flexibility to provide a menu of options at many different price points, often providing a more competitive product than is available in the traditional market. Learn how parametric products play a major role in catastrophe-driven risk transfer.

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.