Emerald Underwriting Managers

Specialized solutions for primary and excess casualty.

Emerald Underwriting Managers is committed to offering our wholesale clients leading-edge products and services in today’s changing marketplace.

Specialty Expertise

Emerald Underwriting Managers is dedicated to serving brokers in the US wholesale market, offering concentrated coverage across an array of industries. Our longstanding carrier relationships and transatlantic team of highly skilled underwriters uniquely position us in the General Liability and Excess insurance market. We value building lasting relationships with our clients by exploring new market trends, while offering focused underwriting and exceptional service. We pride ourselves on offering top-notch solutions to the casualty E&S market backed by A.M. Best “A” rated carriers.


  • Primary General Liability
  • Lead Excess Liability
  • Excess Liability

Target Profile

Emerald distributes its products through US and London wholesale brokers, targeting the following risks:

  • Manufacturing / Products, including but not limited to industrial machinery, parts, component parts, electrical, and mechanical
  • Construction, including but not limited to projects, practice policies, and wraps
  • Energy
  • Services
  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality
  • Distribution

Available Coverage

General Liability:
Max Limit of $2M Occurrence Aggregate/$4M Prod Aggregate/$4M General Aggregate

Min $10,000/ Max $250,000

Excess Liability:
Max Lead Limit $5,000,000
Max limit of $10M Occurrence and Aggregate


Any carrier ratings contained herein are as of 5/17/24. A.M. Best ratings are under continual review and subject to change or affirmation. To confirm the current rating, please visit

Emerald Underwriting Managers’ operations are conducted through multiple legal entities, the choice of which depends on where the entities are authorized to operate. In the UK, Emerald Underwriting Managers is a tradename of Ryan Specialty International Limited (Ryan Specialty International), authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 733324). Registered office: 30 St. Mary Axe, 13th Floor, London, EC3A 8BF, United Kingdom. Company number 07164987. In the US, Emerald Underwriting Managers’ operations are conducted by Emerald Underwriting Managers, a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers US). Ryan Specialty International and Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers US are subsidiaries of Ryan Specialty, LLC. Emerald Underwriting Managers works directly with brokers, agents and insurance carriers, and as such does not solicit insurance from the public. Some products may only be available in certain jurisdictions, and some products may only be available in the US from surplus lines insurers. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC (License #0E50879). ©2024 Ryan Specialty, LLC

Dan Houska
Managing Director, Emerald US
Joe Murphy
Managing Director, Emerald UK
Insurance Business America 5-Star Program Administrators

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