U.S. Insurance

MAKING LONG-TERM BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
ACROSS THE U.S.

Watford's operations in the United States were founded to develop insurance business in the U.S. through long-term partnerships with selected Program Administrators. Our U.S. operations are led by Alex Scherer, a seasoned insurance and reinsurance executive with over 20 years of experience in underwriting, risk management and general management.

Watford Specialty Insurance Company (WSIC) and Watford Insurance Company (WIC) are New Jersey-domiciled insurers (together Watford US). Watford US is able to offer a wide array of insurance product solutions through its carefully selected partners. Our Program Administrators across the United States provide best in class expertise and deliver a diversified portfolio of specialty insurance products.*

WSIC is a surplus lines company and is authorized in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. WIC is an admitted insurer and is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Both have earned an A- (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best.

Arch Underwriters, Inc., a subsidiary of Arch Reinsurance Company, provides underwriting and other services to Watford US. Claims are handled through licensed Third Party Administrators.

*Not all products are available in every state.

 

Watford Specialty Insurance Company NAIC #15824

Watford Insurance Company NAIC #25585

 

 

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Policyholder Service and Claims

When you have a question about your policy or a claim we want you to know that our experts are here to help.

For Policyholder or Claims service contact us at (877) 590-5611 or in writing to:

Watford Specialty Insurance Company
Policyholder Service/Claims Department
445 South Street, Suite 220
P.O. Box 1988
Morristown, NJ 07962-1988

Watford Insurance Company
Policyholder Service/Claims Department
445 South Street, Suite 220
P.O. Box 1950
Morristown, NJ 07962-1950

You are encouraged to report any suspicious or fraudulent activity
to our FRAUD HOTLINE at 877-357-0077.

Contact Us

We are looking to develop long-term relationships with Program Administrators and Managing General Agents that exhibit the following attributes:

  • Best-in-class expertise

  • Demonstrated profitable program administration

  • A strong distribution platform

  • Clear understanding of successful program management

  • A unique perspective in the market they serve

If you have a program that you would like us to consider please contact John Willemsen, Underwriting Director, Watford US at (973) 889-6470.