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All Risks, Ltd. Welcomes Jeff Hoffman, Director of New Earthquake Program

Monday, December 12, 2016

HUNT VALLEY, MD (December 12, 2016) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance brokerage firm, welcomes Jeff Hoffman as the Director of the new earthquake program for the National Specialty Programs unit.  In his new role, Jeff will secure capacity to establish a specialty property program, which will offer Differences in Conditions (DIC), including Earthquake and Flood coverage.  This earthquake program will focus on providing coverage to commercial entities and real estate holdings, including but not limited to, apartments, homeowner associations, manufacturing risks, and office buildings.  Initially, this program will be available to Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, as well as the New Madrid states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.  The New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ) is the most active seismic area in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains.

Jeff has nearly a decade of insurance industry experience on the carrier and managing general agent (MGA) sides, where he interacted with various wholesalers, both national and regional.  He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Atlas General Insurance Services in San Diego, CA, where he obtained earthquake and flood capacity from both domestic carriers and Lloyd’s of London, and acted as the key referral underwriter within the office.  In addition to managing, Jeff wrote nearly 60% of the entire division’s portfolio, while also handling carrier partner audits and compliance concerns.  He conducted the majority of marketing for the department, which primarily included the brokerage hubs of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, St. Louis, New York and Atlanta.

Prior to working at Atlas, Jeff was the Program Director and Senior Referral Underwriter at the Insurance Company of the West (ICW) in San Diego, CA, where he managed the London Programs.  He left ICW with the largest portfolio amongst ten underwriters with personal premium totaling $16.5 million.

Jeff is currently a member of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd. (NAPSLO) and has been on the Convention Committee for two years and on the Internship Committee for one year. 

Jeff Hoffman can be reached at 619-241-3066 or jhoffman@allrisks.com.

All Risks, Ltd., based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is the largest national independent wholesale brokerage firm offering comprehensive insurance solutions with a full service platform of brokerage, contract binding, exclusive national programs and specialty personal lines products for retail insurance agents and brokers nationwide.  The 52-year-old firm employs 850 staff members in offices located in Maryland, Arizona, California, Colorado, DC, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington.  To learn more, please visit www.allrisks.com.

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