The Verus Difference

Our History

The Verus Difference

Verus Specialty Insurance is an underwriting company formed in 2010 as a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Verus targets small to midsize commercial risks in the excess and surplus specialty insurance marketplace. Verus is focused on delivering innovative methods and unique coverage solutions to meet the insurance needs of its business partners’ clients. Current products include primary and excess liability, professional liability, and garage liability. Verus is accessible through appointed wholesalers.

Our Mission

To be the premier provider of specialty insurance solutions for unique and emerging risks in the E&S market, leveraging our team members’ passion and expertise to develop innovative methods to manage risk, deliver expedient service, and maximize profitable growth for our customers and stakeholders.

About Berkley

W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation's premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the Berkley companies, or 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 Berkley companies to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.