Gridiron provides unique programs that fill a unique need in the marketplace. We currently manage ten distinct product offerings. These products include some mono-line offerings as well as package products. Some products are available on a regional basis, while some are offered on a nationwide basis. Our products are highly focused and technology driven with 6 dedicated product portals which enable our customers to access our products in real-time.
We partner with some of the leading insurers in the marketplace on our programs. We provide stable capacity and a safe home for your insurance placements. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about one of our offerings.
Property (10M Max Limit)
Inland Marine - Admitted
Primary, Buffer & Excess Flood
New York Contracting
Signature Specialty, LP
This includes Property excluding wind/hail in coastal zones and excluding quake in western states. We have the ability to consider All Perils on inland (tier 3) risks.
Our appetite is commercial non-habitational risks. We employ a robust underwriting functionality for all accounts which include consideration of local building ordinances, location loss trends, risk mapping/modeling and portfolio impact analysis/aggregation. Our preferred approach is a lower cost basis with increased retentions.
Coverage is provided by an A.M. Best rated A (XV) Non-Admitted carrier. Coverage is available in 22 states.
We utilize various analytical tools as well as CAT modeling software. Disciplined in our approach, we offer capacity with metric driven performance. Gridiron has the ability to package including liability on select risks as well. Coverage is provided via an A (XV) rated Non-Admitted carrier.
Gridiron Insurance Underwriters offers nationwide coverage for wide assortment of inland marine classes.
Our offerings include Contractors Equipment, Builder’s Risk, EDP, MTC, Medical Equipment, Warehousemen’s Legal Liability, Bailee’s, Communication Equipment and Miscellaneous Property Floaters. Gridiron utilizes an admitted A+ (XV) carrier for this program. This program is also supported by an online E-Portal called, Inland Pro. Inland Pro allows our customers to access our inland marine program online for lower limit business.
Gridiron Insurance Underwriters provides Excess Liability capacity for over 400 different liability classifications.
We have the ability to attach over the GL, Liquor, Auto and Employers Liability. Our Excess Liability program is tailored to small businesses with less than $10,000,000 in gross receipts. This program is supported by our online portal known as, Easy Excess. Easy Excess allows users to access our program in real-time online. We have a broad appetite and low minimum premiums per million. This product is written on Non-Admitted A (XII) security.
Gridiron is a market leader in Private, Non-NFIP Flood coverage. Our flood program is a private market alternative to the NFIP with very distinct benefits, including Replacement Cost building coverage and Business Interruption/Loss of Use coverage for qualified risks. We have capacity up to $20,000,000 for any single-building or multiple buildings in one location (such as Homeowners or Condo Association risks) and can offer terms on a Ground-Up, Primary, Buffer, or Excess basis. We can also offer a single-policy solution for clients with risks in multiple, distinct locations such as real estate investors or commercial clients with multiple business sites. And we have the option to add flood as a covered peril to our Commercial Property product for true all-perils coverage. We are not a market for V-zone risks, severely negatively-elevated risks, barrier island locations, or risks with prior flood losses. Please contact us if you would like more information on this innovative product!
Gridiron provides coverage for select New York trade contractors. Our custom coverage form provides broad coverage with a sub-limit for injury to employee (action over). We provide both primary CGL and Excess Liability. Our target risk is trade contractors and G.C.’s with under $5,000,000 in gross receipts. Contact us for more information!
Gridiron’s Contractors Plus program targets small to mid-size artisan contractors with flexible coverage solutions and competitive pricing and conditions for almost a hundred classes of business. Coverages offered include general liability, Inland marine, builders risk, and owners interest. Contact us for more information!
Gridiron Insurance Underwriters (Gridiron) and Signature Risk Partners Inc. (Signature) are pleased to announce the formation and launch of a new specialized Managing General Underwriter (MGU) called Signature Specialty, LP (Signature Specialty).
Signature Specialty will be the first MGU in the United States to combine custom coverage and insurance solutions for the Craft Beer, Winery and Golf Country Club Insurance Marketplace. Coverage is available for Property, General Liability, Liquor Liability, Inland Marine and Excess Liability on a nationwide basis.
These programs will allow Insurance Brokers across the U.S. insurance marketplace to secure industry-specific tailored coverage solutions from a single provider as Signature Craft + Distillery, Signature Golf and Signature Wine.
All three programs offer policy wordings that have been built from the ground up with the insured in mind. Coverage is offered on a Non-Admitted basis by Accelerant Specialty, nationwide.