E&S/Specialty
E&S/Specialty
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Who we are

As part of one of the largest insurance and financial service providers in the United States, the E&S/Specialty team at Nationwide has corporate offices located in Scottsdale, Arizona. We offer property, casualty, personal lines, and specialty insurance coverages and services to organizations of all sizes. From Fortune 100 corporations to small and middle market companies. Our products cover unique and unusual classes/coverages for all types of risks. They're available through wholesale general agents, brokers and program managers.

Small businessSmall Business
Dwelling fireDwelling Fire
Cyber liabilityCyber Liability

How we got here

The Excess & Surplus unit began in 1982 as Scottsdale Insurance Company. Founder Rollie Weigers was known for conducting business on a handshake, which created a foundation of trust that's still present today.

Since our inception, we expanded our staff, developed technology and created strategies that let our partnerships grow. It paid off. In 2016, we hit nearly $3 billion in direct written premium.

For many, this would be a place to land. For us, this is a place to launch.

Thirty-five years strong, our entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well. And our commitment to reach higher is steadfast. As we move forward, we'll continue to:
  • Explore new opportunities
  • Innovate our product offerings
  • Remain a leader in the E&S marketplace

What's important to us

Nationwide is only as good as its people. We take pride in our associates and our business partners. We get the E&S business, and we're driven to find unique, creative and innovative coverage solutions to the most challenging insurance needs.

Our group of companies

Operating on both an admitted and non-admitted basis, we write our policies on the following company paper:
  • Freedom Specialty Insurance Company
  • National Casualty Company
  • Scottsdale Indemnity Company
  • Scottsdale Insurance Company
  • Scottsdale Surplus Lines Insurance Company
  • Western Heritage Insurance Company

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