Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation has grown from a small investment management firm into one of the largest commercial lines property and casualty insurers in the United States.
Along the way, we’ve been listed on the New York Stock Exchange, become a Fortune 500 company, joined the S&P 500, and seen our gross written premiums exceed $10 billion.
Today, the Berkley brand comprises more than 50 businesses worldwide and is divided into two segments: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. Led by our Executive Chairman, founder, and largest shareholder, William. R. Berkley, and our President and Chief Executive Officer, W. Robert Berkley, Jr., W. R. Berkley Corporation is well-positioned to respond to opportunities for future growth.