Underwriter - Allied Medical
Colony Specialty - New York, NY

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To underwrite new business and renewals according to authority level and established guidelines and participate in special projects.


· Review policies to verify acceptability based upon company underwriting guidelines and granted underwriting authority.

· Determine whether to accept, modify, or decline risks.

· Oversee and approve endorsements as indicated.

· Resolve premium audit disputes within assigned territory.

· Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges.

· Review state laws, including cancellation and non-renewal, within assigned territory to properly transact business within the state.

· Conduct external agency audits.

· Consult with general agents/brokers to obtain further information, quote rates, or explain underwriting guidelines.

· Create, analyze, and interpret data from various reports.

· Manage assigned underwriting territory, including management of agents and travel to agent offices.


· Bachelor’s degree or one to three years related insurance experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· One to three years underwriting experience with authority, preferably in excess and surplus lines.

· Strong oral and written communication skills.

· Previous insurance educational work, IIA and CPCU desirable.

· Detail oriented with initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.

· Ability to travel.

· Excellent analytical skills.

· Proficient in the use of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Insurance designations/coursework desired.

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