W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the industry’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs.
Berkley Offshore started operations on January 1, 2009 writing an Energy Upstream book of business. During 2012, the Marine and Energy Liability Divisions were started. We are committed to providing our specialized products to a worldwide clientele.