Associate Underwriter for Real Estate Group – Location: Plano TX & Philadelphia PA

Job Summary:

Bring your questions, ideas and your voice!  You will have the opportunity to work with a motivated team focused on building strong relationships with each other and our customers.  If you like navigating changing landscapes, are a quick learner, want to work with smart and engaged colleagues in a coaching culture…consider growing with Distinguished.  Creating a great experience for our customers and ourselves is what makes us Distinguished.


  • Evaluates New Business submissions for a Real Estate package program and ensures proper risk selection
  • Manage open submission pipeline
  • Build new business pipeline through outbound interaction with clients
  • Obtain and understand market intel and trends
  • Provide and create solutions for a broad range of customer inquiries
  • Develop relationships with both external and internal customers, with the “customer experience” in mind
  • Promote teamwork and organizational success, while accepting accountability and ownership, celebrating successes and learning from past mistakes
  • Navigate our online broker portal to complete tasks and troubleshoot
  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience with every interaction, in all modes of communication
  • Identify opportunities to improve underwriting efficiencies
  • Work independently within deadlines while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of commercial insurance underwriting experience preferred
  • Insurance license and professional designations preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to influence and persuade with strong negotiation skills
  • Must be self-driven, detail oriented, and possess strong organizational skills including time-management and prioritization
  • Some travel may be required