New York, NY, US Windsor, CT, US


Underwriter or Sr. Underwriter- Property (NYC or Windsor) 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customized products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


About The Team:

Profit-focused underwriting of new and existing accounts, as well as marketing and relationship development of large corporate risks and middle-market property accounts in the Corporate Solutions, North America Property, Eastern Region.


About The Role:

  • Production underwriting position responsible for handling multi-national/Global Programs, shared/layered structured programs, and 100% single-carrier (ground-up) property programs.
  • Accounts vary from middle/upper middle market, with purchased limits up to USD 750m, to large corporates and Fortune 500 clients.
  • Knowledge of complex structured programs and 100% single carrier business is desired.
  • Experience in analysing natural catastrophe perils and complex fire-driven occupancies
  • Diverse industry experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate and market effectively
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Establishes and maintains specific industry sector know-how
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to follow corporate guidance
  • Ability to structure and service global fronting deals with multiple reinsurers is a plus


The position location is flexible to one of the following offices: New York City or Windsor.


About You:

  • In depth knowledge of insurance, commercial property underwriting, and the property insurance market.
  • Minimum 3 years to 5 years underwriting experience or equivalent; 7-10 years for Senior Underwriter Position.
  • Ability to utilize underwriting tools and applications
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the region, and air travel for client/broker meetings, as needed.
  • Extensive broker contacts in the region a plus  


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Keywords: property, Windsor, new York city
Reference Code: 87404