Trident Marine Managers Hires Veteran Marine Underwriter Clarke Smith and Opens New England Office

JUNE 18, 2020, HOUSTON, TX –
Trident Marine Managers (TMM), a leading managing general underwriter for the specialty marine and offshore energy industries and a part of Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), is pleased to announce the appointment of Clarke Smith as Director of Underwriting and the opening of the Boston, MA office.

Clarke comes to TMM with extensive knowledge of the Recreational Marine space and more than 30 years of insurance industry experience. Clarke has a wide-ranging background working in several management and underwriting positions with a carrier, MGU, and broker.

Martin Hayes and Mike Johnson, Trident Marine’s Managing Directors, commented, “We are thrilled to open our fourth office, now in Boston and delighted that Clarke has joined our team. His market expertise and experience will be vital to our success as we continue to strengthen our presence in the US marketplace.”

Jorge Pecci, Head of RSG Underwriting Managers’ Marine vertical commented, “Clarke’s extensive product and industry knowledge combined with his many years of experience further solidifies our position in the Marine insurance industry at the right time.”

Clarke is past Board of Director member of the Association of Marina Industries, a member of NMMA (National Marine Manufacture Association) Risk Management Council, and an active yachtsman including sailboat racing and cruising.

Clarke Smith can be reached at: or (346) 444-8678


About Trident Marine Managers

Trident Marine Managers is a leading specialty marine and offshore energy Managing General Underwriter dedicated to serving the insurance needs of the maritime industry in the United States for over 35 years. Trident is a full-service MGU offering state of the art insurance solutions for Boat Dealers, Marinas, Boat Builder, Yacht Clubs, Recreational Marine Distributors. Trident offers nationwide coverages distributed through agents and brokers with a focus on marine and energy operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Trident Marine Managers is a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC. RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC is a Delaware series limited liability company and a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, specializing in underwriting management and other services for insurance products distributed through agents and brokers. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC License # 0E50879 ©2020 Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

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