Verdant Underwriting Managers

Solutions for high-value homeowners in the United States.

Verdant is a London and New York-based managing general underwriter specializing in solutions for large homes in hard-to-place areas in the United States.

Specialty Expertise

Verdant is a premier specialty underwriter serving brokers and agents in the high-value homeowner wholesale marketplace in the United States. It offers expertise in the affluent and high-net-worth areas.

Verdant offers a leading market product with extraordinary service and underwriting using technology to streamline the underwriting process.


Verdant provides access to the following:

  • Underwriting solutions for high-value homeowners, providing coverage for primary, secondary, seasonal, rental, and vacant occupancies, as well as course of construction
  • Solutions that are available to both individuals and trust/LLC ownership
  • Full-value primary and excess coverage for all risks cover (excluding flood and earthquake)
  • HO3, HO5, HO6, HO8, DP1 and DP3 coverages with tiered product options as well as customized policy options.
  • Earthquake as an additional cover
  • Minimum building value is $1m
  • Personal liability available up to $1m

Target Profile

  • Properties exceeding $2.5m building value
  • Solutions are available across 41 states, but they target the West Coast, Northeast and Southeast
  • Primary, secondary and rental properties
  • Verdant distributes its products through exclusive Lloyd’s and wholesale brokers

Available Coverage

Coverage options go up to $11m in property with $1m in personal liability.

All products are non-admitted and may only be placed through licensed surplus line producers and are backed by Lloyd’s and A+ AM Best rated insurers.


Any carrier ratings contained herein are as of 4/1/24. A.M. Best ratings are under continual review and subject to change or affirmation. To confirm the current rating, please visit

Verdant Underwriting Managers’ operations are conducted through multiple legal entities, the choice of which depends on where the entities are authorized to operate. In the US, Verdant Underwriting Managers is a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company based in Illinois (Verdant US). In the UK, Verdant Underwriting Managers is a tradename of Ryan Specialty International Limited (Verdant UK), 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. Verdant US and Verdant UK are subsidiaries of Ryan Specialty, LLC. Verdant 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 states, and some products may only be available from surplus lines insurers. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC (License #0E50879). ©2024 Ryan Specialty, LLC

Nik Black
Vice President, Underwriting
Insurance Business America 5-Star Program Administrators

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