Leadership & Support View All

A Letter from the Divisional President: Mark Vuono

As a Company and Division, we have always prided ourselves in meeting major challenges with keen determination and the focus to overcome any obstacles to succeed. It is safe to say that the events of this past year were certainly unexpected and not anticipated by anyone, but we remained committed to our high level of service and support during these extraordinary times to ensure you had access to the products and services you needed to best serve your clients.

Updated Division Timeline

Great American’s Environmental Division was launched in 2008 and is one of the few carriers serving the environmental industry with such longevity. As we enter a new decade with our valued brokers, agents and insureds, we look forward to continuing the work we value the most: keeping businesses strong, and in turn, our world clean for generations to come.

Introducing Environmental Broker Toolkit

One of our division’s initiatives in response to the recent feedback received in our broker satisfaction survey is to effectively refresh brokers on our new products and service offerings. With this feedback in mind, we are proud to introduce our new, educational platform – The Environmental Broker Toolkit!

Product Feature View All

New Construction-Focused Riskopolis – Winter Series!

Let’s face it, the construction industry is tough. As the season changes, it’s a great time to reflect on the numerous environmental exposures your contracting clients may face this fall.

Great American Digital Rewards Program: 2021 Launch!

We are grateful to the agents and brokers who entrust their clients to Great American. As a special token of our appreciation, we are excited to continue offering our Great American Rewards program with added benefits in 2020!

Technical Support View All

Adaptability is commonly known as a key success factor in the dry-cleaning industry. As a result of its long history, widespread presence and many well-known environmental concerns, dry-cleaning professionals have grown accustom to inheriting demanding business practices that adhere to ever-evolving industry standards.

Environmental Resources Available During Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

New Resource Available During Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic to help facilitate awareness and best management practices for property owners, managers and construction projects during building vacancies.

Industry Trends View All

The Dangers of Pollution Liability: Environmental Insurance

Recently, Barry Geisler, Divisional Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of the Great American Environmental, was featured within the Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR) industry newsletter. In this article, he discussed the intricacies of environmental exposures and how Great American can help protect against hazardous pollution risks posed in brownfield redevelopment projects.

The Power of Online Tools – Great American Environmental’s Digital Resources!

The pandemic has created opportunities to embrace technology by fully relying on digital interaction to communicate within the business world. As a result, the trend of working remotely has accelerated the need of convenient, online, easily accessible marketing resources.

CLAIMS SCENARIOS View All

Wrong Place, Wrong Time!

Be ready when life happens. These industry-trend situations illustrate the variety of environmental exposures that could affect your customers!

Team Member FEATURES View All

Environmental Team Welcomes Benjamin Volin-Kelder

In an effort to ensure we are the insurance company of choice for environmental insurance brokers, it is important we establish a strong and dynamic team. Each issue of Environmental Insider will introduce you to members of our team and describe the unique role they play to support you and your clients.

Meet Our Underwriting Team!

In effort to ensure we are the company of choice for environmental insurance brokers, our division places high importance on establishing a strong and dynamic team of professionals.

Environmental Events View All

Team Bonding in a Virtual World!

Although we were unable to meet face-to-face for this year’s annual divisional meeting, our team was fortunate enough to connect virtually for several interactive team bonding activities – BINGO & TRIVIA!

Spreading Holiday Cheer – Environmental in the Community!

As a special way to give back to the community and spread holiday cheer, members of Great American Environmental Division teamed up to contribute a personal donation to several local charities this season.

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