Leadership & Support View All

A Note from Leadership – Sara Brothers, Technical Support, Divisional Vice President

Development and manufacturing are key topics within the industry as construction plans resume. With population growth as well as an influx of new infrastructure projects emerging, development will only continue to increase. However, redevelopment of a property can be tricky. We encourage you to explore our latest resources developed this summer!

Mark Vuono – Celebrating 40 years in Environmental Insurance Industry

Congratulations on 40 years in the environmental insurance field, Mark Vuono! While the markets and industry regulations may have changed since his career began, Mark’s values remain steadfast and are recognized through the admiration of his colleagues.

Product Feature View All

New Brownfield Redevelopment Riskopolis – Summer Series!

While all redevelopment projects have the potential to uncover environmental risks, using a brownfield site for an infrastructure expansion or development project can unveil additional contaminants related to past operations. Are your clients protected from these lurking environmental dangers?

Product Pollution Environmental Liability Protection – New Product Video!

Pollution conditions can have the potential to impede business operations. Without a product pollution policy, an insured may not be properly protected. The following video illustrates how Great American Environmental Product Pollution policy does just this. We hope you enjoy!

Program FeaturesView All

Great American Environmental Division’s New Storage Tank Program Offerings

The Contractors Blueprint program was designed for the specific needs of the contracting sector and can accommodate small to mid-sized contractors in most classes.

Great American Environmental Division Continues to Develop Innovative Program Offerings

Our programs are designed to serve the unique insurance needs of many different industries and often serve as a way for small to mid-sized businesses to effectively mitigate risks while managing costs.

Industry Trends View All

Great American Environmental Podcast Now Streaming!

We recently launched a new podcast for environmental brokers! Discover What We Cover: A Great American Environmental Podcast focuses on numerous topics related to the environmental insurance industry.

Prepare to act, not react with Great American Environmental’s Response & React (R&R) Program

Accidents happen! When a chemical, fuel or hazardous substance spill occurs your client needs to take immediate action. Discover the importance of establishing an emergency response plan.

Latest Trends in Brownfield Redevelopment

Recently, Great American Environmental presented an interactive webinar to CCLR’s New York State Municipalities Group and had the opportunity to participate in BCONE’s Heard It Through The Grapevine: Trends in Redevelopment webinar as a Magnum Sponsor.

Technical Support View All

EBA Summer Conference: How Environmental Insurance Completes the Risk Management Toolkit

Our team recently had the opportunity to speak at the Environmental Banker Association (EBA) Summer Conference. Eric McCabe and Randy Copenhaver spoke on a panel addressing how environmental insurance is a key component to any lending institution’s risk management toolkit.

The Importance of “Clean Dirt”: Examination of the Impact of Using Contaminated Fill

Dirt – it’s a simple thing that can be more complicated than you might think – especially when it comes to construction projects and environmental impacts. When finding fill for a construction site, it is important to monitor its quality – so how do you know when dirt is “clean”?


Wrong Place, Wrong Time - Public Entity Scenarios!

Be ready when life happens. Much like commercial and industrial operations, public entities and municipalities may face financially threatening environmental hurdles requiring pollution protection!

Wrong Place, Wrong Time – Storage Tank Scenarios!

Be ready when life happens. These aboveground and underground storage tank situations illustrate the variety of environmental exposures that could affect your customers!

Broker Toolkit View All

Environmental Broker Toolkit – New Video Resources!

The Broker Toolkit was developed as a one-stop shop for access to all the educational tools and materials needed to assist in successfully marketing environmental insurance. Explore our newest resources such as the Environmental Product Video Series!

Team Member FEATURES View All

Employee Spotlight

Great American’s Environmental Division is excited to recognize and congratulate the following team member promotions. Thank you for your hard work and continued contribution to our team’s success!

Explore Environmental’s Family Cookbook

As a way to showcase our appreciation for your continued support and share insight on the small yet impactful traditions in our lives, we’d like to share Great American Environmental’s Family Cookbook with you.

Olivia Derderian Recognized as a Break Out Leader in the Insurance Industry!

Great American Environmental Division’s Olivia Derderian was recently named a Break Out Insurance Leader by Business Insurance.

Environmental Events View All

Environmental Team Bonding Events – Holiday Feud Edition!

Spring showers have brought us summer flowers – as well as more time to continue growing valuable memories with our team!

2021 IRMI Agribusiness Conference

Jenna Prettitore recently had the opportunity to attend the virtual IRMI Agribusiness Conference from May 17th through the 19th.

25 Years of Moving for the Mystic

This May, members of the Great American Environmental team got together to participate in the annual Mystic River Herring Run & Paddle 5K.

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