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If you have a profitable program or start-up, we're interested. We aim to build exclusive partnerships with program managers seeking financial strength and long-term relationships.

With more than $1.4 billion in collective programs business and 16 million policies in force, Nationwide offers innovative and specialized risk management solutions to fit your needs. As a strong and stable carrier, we bring strength and stability to the table and high financial ratings to show for it.

Our E&S/Specialty team knows program business. Whether it's supporting program managers with onboarding, sustaining programs with backroom support, or facilitating ongoing growth, we're here to provide our partners with what they need. Our commitment shows in our longevity — our average program stays with us for 20 years.

We're excited to partner for success.

We offer

Proven track record

More than $1 billion program book with proven record of underwriting profitability

Financial strength

A.M. Best rating of A+ (Superior), FSC XV
A+ Standard & Poors
A FORTUNE 100 company

Responsive claims support

Fast, accurate and experienced claims handling
Technical expertise in numerous jurisdictions to manage claims and complex litigation

Quality paper

Non-admitted and admitted paper available

E&S/Specialty Programs categories

In partnership with our program managers, we offer a wide variety of programs with a focus on property and casualty and specialty programs.

Property and Casualty Programs

  • Auto rental
  • Auto warranty
  • California earthquake
  • Casualty-contractors equipment rental
  • Commercial Property - layered and shared
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Events and attractions, leisure, motorsports, recreation and sports
  • Excess liability-apartments and condo associations
  • Home inspectors
  • Homeowners associations
  • Inland marine-heavy contractors equipment
  • Ocean marine-marina, boat dealers, boat manufacturers and yacht clubs
  • Ocean marine-tugs, barges, fishing vessels in the northwest
  • Personal yachts
  • Playground equipment installation, manufacturing and distributing
  • Private investigators, mortgage field services, security and patrol

Management and Professional Liability Programs

  • Accountants
  • Architects and engineers
  • Behavioral health
  • Clinical research organizations professional liability
  • Credit insurance for small lending institutions
  • Educators
  • Excess hospitals and facilities
  • Federal employee
  • Financial services
  • Insurance agents and brokers professional liability
  • Intellectual property
  • Lawyers
  • Management consultants
  • Private company management liability
  • Senior living
  • Social services
  • Temporary staffing and permanent placement

For additional programs information contact:

Property and Casualty

Andy Shaw

Management and Professional Liability

Michael Walder | Eric Werkheiser