Distinguished offers a complete range of Inland Marine products such as Contractor’s Equipment, Builder’s Risk, Motor Truck Cargo, and Installation Floaters. Our program targets retail brokers seeking in-house underwriting services from skilled Inland Marine underwriters.

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Inland Marine Insurance

Distinguished provides a full suite of Inland Marine Products, including Contractor's Equipment, Builder’s Risk, Motor Truck Cargo, Installation Floaters, and more. Our program targets retail brokers seeking in-house underwriting with experienced Inland Marine underwriters.

Why Choose Distinguished for Inland Marine Insurance Coverage?

Introducing Distinguished’s Inland Marine program. This program caters to the nuanced products offered under the Inland Marine line of business, including Contractor’s Equipment, Builder’s Risk, Motor Truck Cargo, Installation Floaters, and more.

  • Retail and Wholesale Distribution
  • Capacity varies by class
  • Admitted A-, XV paper

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  • Builder’s Risk
    • Located in the State of Florida
    • Located in a Public Protection class of 7 or higher
    • Wood frame greater than $5M
    • Located within 75 miles of the Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic Ocean
  • Builder’s Risk located within 50 miles of the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean
  • Carriers hauling tobacco products, explosives (including ammunition), liquor, fine art or jewelry, frozen food products, Haz-Mat products or materials, and tires/tubes.
  • Heavy Equipment used in recycling, landfills, or scrap metal; oil and gas, offshore, underground mining
  • Tower Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Drilling Platforms
  • Builder’s Risk constructed of primarily steel or concrete
  • Carriers hauling general freight requiring limits of insurance less then $250,000, not hauling products listed above
  • Heavy Equipment with values greater than $5M and less than $50M involved in operations not listed above
  • Misc. Property types/floaters such as golf courses/carts, food trucks, racing teams, EDP, mobile medical (does not include equipment breakdown), amusement rides/inflatable, entertainment equipment
  • Rolling stock for Class II and III railroads
  • Admitted A- paper
  • Retail and Wholesale Distribution
  • Writing Companies: SirusPoint America Insurance Company (Admitted) and SirusPoint Specialty Insurance Corporation (Non-Admitted)
  • Capacity varies by product type
  • Nationwide Coverage Territory
  • AAIS Non-filed Inland Marine products (industry standard)

Claims Reporting: Notice of Claim or Potential Claim

If you have questions about Distinguished Inland Marine, please contact the vice president of your local office.

West Region (CA, OR, WA, ID, NV, UT, AZ, WY, MT, NM, CO)

Mitchell Valadez, CPCU, AU
SVP, National Director - Distinguished Inland Marine
Direct: (815) 209-6119

Central Region (ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, TX, MN, WI, IA, MO, AR, LA, MI, IL, ID, OH)

Cassandra Wilcox Wilkins
VP Underwriting – Distinguished Inland Marine
Office: (212) 297-3168 | Cell: (979) 255-9523

East Region (KY, TN, MS, AL, GA, SC, NC, VI, WV, VA, PA, DC)

Brooke Domzal
VP Underwriting, East Region – Distinguished Inland Marine
Office: (212) 297-3156 | Cell: (847) 323-7010

Northeast Region (NJ, DE, NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, ME)

Currently not operating in this territory

For Additional Inquiries:

Eric Michel
President, Distinguished Inland Marine
Office/Cell: (704) 862-8962


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