Dedicated 100% To The Wholesale Brokerage Market​

Limited Distribution Strategy​

We are a Non-CAT market​

No Flood or Earthquake
No Coastal Wind
Avoid High Convective Wind
Avoid High Wildfire​

Low minimum premiums starting at $5,000​

Faster Response Time

Broad Occupancy Appetite

Manufacturing
Warehouse
Vacant
Habitational
Hospitality
Real Estate
Others​

COVERAGE

Policy Form is ISO based with proprietary endorsements

Can be written on a ground-up, primary or excess basis

Policy Form is ISO based with proprietary endorsements

Limits / Capacity

Ground-up
$0M
per Building
Primary
$0M
Loss limit available when buildings are under $25M
Excess
$0M
Available when buildings are under $25M
Builder’s Risk
$0M
On a Ground-up basis only

Classes of Business / Occupancies

We have a broad class of business appetite but, as hazard levels increase, our underwriting approach and limit capacity will vary.

Manufacturing

Warehouse

Vacant

Habitational

Hospitality

Real Estate

Others

Your Team

Our underwriters understand the E&S Property market and aim to develop deep relationships with a limited number of brokers

Kiley O’Connell – Chief Executive Officer

Kiley O’Connell

Chief Executive Officer

Overall & Northeast Region

Kiley is the CEO and a founding member of Lynx Specialty. He previously held roles in underwriting, business development, and management with Fortune 500 insurance carriers. Most recently he served as CUO of Specialty Property for The Hanover Insurance Group, which included oversight of their E&S, Programs, and Industrial Property books of business. Previous officer level roles included VP, Head of E&S Property for The Hanover Insurance Group and Divisional AVP, Head of E&S Property for Great American Insurance Group. Kiley obtained his BA from Miami University and MBA from Xavier University. He also holds the insurance designations of CPCU, ARe, AMIM, and AINS.

Paul Ritter – Vice President

Paul Ritter

Vice President

West Region

Paul is a founding member of Lynx Specialty and is Vice President in the West region. He started his insurance career at Great American Insurance Group in their Excess Property unit before transitioning to their E&S Property unit. Within E&S Property, Paul oversaw the West Coast Region before being promoted to Head of E&S Property. Paul graduated from the University of Kentucky with a double major in Business Administration & Philosophy.

Jackie Neuhalfen – Senior Underwriter

Jackie Neuhalfen

Senior Underwriter

Midwest Region

Jackie is a founding member of Lynx Specialty and is Senior Underwriter in the Midwest region. She started her insurance career at Great American Insurance Group in their E&S Property unit as a Production Underwriter, with her main broker relationships in the West and Midwest regions. Jackie graduated from Illinois State University where she double majored in Finance & Risk Management Insurance and minored in Economics. She also holds her ARe and CPCU designations.

TJ Hamer – Senior Underwriter

TJ Hamer

Senior Underwriter

Southeast Region

TJ is a founding member of Lynx Specialty and is Senior Underwriter in the East region. He started his insurance career at The Cincinnati Insurance Companies before joining Great American Insurance Group’s E&S Property unit as a Production Underwriter. He was later promoted to Senior Production Underwriter and has broker relationships in the Midwest, East, and Southeast regions. TJ is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Business Management.

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