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Starr Companies is a leading insurance and investment organization, providing property and casualty insurance solutions to almost every imaginable business and industry in virtually every part of the world. Our global focus dates back to 1919, when Cornelius Vander Starr founded an insurance enterprise in Shanghai – long before China was on the radar for trade and commerce.

Our talented and experienced associates are authorized to write in 123 countries, on six continents. Our global reach enables us to manage risk and ultimately support the profitable growth of organizations in a dynamic, competitive and ever-changing marketplace. Starr’s industry specialists tailor coverage to the specific needs of small, midsized and large businesses and nonprofits. Regardless of their industry or size, organizations face risks that are constantly evolving, which demands creative problem solving. In addition to our world-class underwriting, our loss control, claims and executive intelligence services help our insureds mitigate risk, protect revenue streams and secure value chains.

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  • Accident & Health (A&H) Overview

    From Fortune 500 clients to nonprofit organizations, Starr’s Accident & Health products cover employees and their families across the globe. More »

    Accident & Health (A&H) Overview
  • Aviation Overview

    Whether it's jetting across continents or reaching past the stratosphere, Starr has the team of experts understand the constantly changing risk environment and develop unique solutions to enable the success of companies, organizations and their people. More »

    Aviation Overview
  • Cyber Risk

    Starr’s Cyber Risk Response policy addresses many of the common repercussions organizations face as a result of cyber risk perils. We provide protection for losses with a comprehensive policy form that is designed to pay for various expenses sustained by your organization from an actual or suspected network security failure or privacy incident. More »

    Cyber Risk
  • Environmental Overview

    In their efforts to meet environmental compliance and regulatory requirements, companies everywhere are facing whole new levels of risk. More »

    Environmental Overview
  • Energy Overview

    The world is transforming right before our eyes. Once-emerging countries have now become global economic powerhouses. However, with this remarkable shift, one thing has become clear – the world needs more energy. As companies across the globe search for new sources of power, risk increases. That is where Starr Companies comes in. In an increasingly volatile sector, having industry experts who can provide answers is just another way Starr Companies helps to navigate uncharted waters and mitigate risk. More »

    Energy Overview
  • Marine Overview

    The sea has always been the key to economic success worldwide, offering a means of both exploration and transporting cargo. International trade is the lifeblood of the worldwide economy. As new technologies are developed, new maritime risks arise. That’s why it’s critical to have an expert who understands those risks as a partner. Starr Companies offers a complete suite of tailored and varied offerings. More »

    Marine Overview
  • Political Risk

    Starr Companies Political Risk coverage helps organizations conducting global business protect assets and financial interests from losses due to specified political risks. More »

    Political Risk
  • Insurers Can Bolster Construction Safety Programs

    The high-risk intersection of skill level and safe operations is traditionally a "proceed-with-caution" zone in the construction industry. It presents the greatest peril when owners and contractors are pressed to hire earnest but unskilled workers to bridge the gap between current workforce and the staffing levels they need to meet demand. More »

    Insurers Can Bolster Construction Safety...
  • Why You Need an Insurance Company That Treats You Like a Guest

    Opening your doors to guests also opens those in the hospitality business to a remarkable array of risks. While the premise of hospitality is simple — dictionary.com defines hospitality as “the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers” — the fact is that you never quite know who is going to be walking in the door next and what risks they will bring with them. Your individual risk scenario is further complicated by the unique operations and location of your properties. More »

    Why You Need an Insurance Company That T...
  • Defense Base Act Overview

    Starr Companies’ Defense Base Act department offers statutory federal workers’ compensation and employer’s liability insurance to U.S Government Contractors working outside of the United States. More »

    Defense Base Act Overview
  • A&H - Blanket Accident Policies

    Starr Companies’ Blanket Accident Policies provide School Coverage for Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Accident Medical coverage for enrolled students from grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade. More »

    A&H - Blanket Accident Policies
  • A&H - Business Travel Accident

    Starr’s Accident & Health products cover employees and their families across the globe with customized accident and health insurance that meet the needs of both employers and their valuable personnel. More »

    A&H - Business Travel Accident
  • A&H - Group Accidental Death and Dismemberment

    Starr Companies offers Basic and Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage to provide risk solutions to Employer/Employee groups and qualified groups such as associations and affinity groups. More »

    A&H - Group Accidental Death and Dis...
  • A&H - Intercollegiate Sports and Mandatory Student Accident Coverage

    Starr Companies specializes in providing Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Accident Medical Expense coverages for enrolled students and/or student athletes of a College or University. More »

    A&H - Intercollegiate Sports and Man...
  • A&H - Individual Leisure Travel

    Starr Assist provides insurance coverage for individual and family leisure travelers who value the investment they have made in a vacation and depend on comprehensive travel insurance plans. All plans include toll-free access to our customer service and 24/7 travel assistance. Insurance plans are available to residents of all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. More »

    A&H - Individual Leisure Travel
  • A&H - Sports & Special Events

    Starr Companies Sports and Special Risks Insurance Practice specializes in providing Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Accident Medical coverage for special events, youth and adult amateur sports, and other special recreational activities, to make sure that if accidents happen, you are protected. More »

    A&H - Sports & Special Events
  • Contaminated Products

    Increasingly stringent enforcement of regulations and the public’s demand for safe products require greater care than ever in today’s global marketplace. Whether it's a contaminated product you manufacture or ingredient you source, a mislabeled product you produce, or a false report asserting a product you sell to be unsafe, there are various incidents that can have a significant impact on your company’s image and bottom line. More »

    Contaminated Products
  • Kidnap, Ransom, & Extortion

    Starr Companies Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion Insurance policy is designed to help families or organizations manage threats to employees, its brands, and its reputation. Organizations face the challenge of protecting their employees, assets, products, and image from an ever-increasing threat of extortion, crime, and global instability. More than ever, senior management must give careful consideration to internal and external threats that can impact their ability to react in the global marketplace. More »

    Kidnap, Ransom, & Extortion
  • Product Recall

    Increasingly stringent enforcement of regulations and the public’s demand for safe products require greater care than ever in today’s global marketplace. Whether it’s a defective component part you purchase, a hazardous product you manufacture, or a false report asserting a product you sell to be unsafe, there are various incidents that can have a significant impact on your company’s image and bottom line. More »

    Product Recall
  • Restaurant Secure

    Increasingly common reports of foodborne illness outbreaks and the public’s demand for safe food require greater care than ever in today’s global marketplace. Whether it’s a supplier or an on-site contamination, or a false report asserting that one of your restaurants is unsafe to visit, there are various incidents that can have a significant impact on your company’s image and bottom line. More »

    Restaurant Secure
  • Excess Casualty

    Starr Companies’ broad offering of lead and excess casualty coverages address loss from both common and also lessforeseeable risks. Our experienced team will work with you to create a customized insurance solution that provides the risk protection you may need in an ever-changing world. More »

    Excess Casualty
  • Financial Lines Overview

    As businesses continue to adapt to a changing regulatory environment, C-Suites are facing more exposure than ever before. Starr Companies continues to offer executives security for their decisions. Our solutions allow clients to feel safe, while conducting their business and making decisions on a daily basis. More »

    Financial Lines Overview
  • Primary General Casualty Overview

    Creative, nimble and responsive are three words often associated with Starr’s underwriting approach - that’s what makes us different. In today’s rapidly changing environment, you need the support of experts who ask the tough questions, can turn on a dime and provide solutions that meet insured needs. More »

    Primary General Casualty Overview
  • Food and Beverage

    From initial preparation through processing, production and packaging, you are vulnerable to loss. Starr’s approach to Food & Beverage includes a comprehensive review of not just the products, but also the liabilities you face related to the people who produce your items and the facilities where they are made. More »

    Food and Beverage
  • Hospitality

    Opening your doors to guests also opens you to a remarkable array of risks. The fact is that you never quite know who is going to be walking in the door next and what risks they will bring with them. Your individual risk scenario is further complicated by the unique operations and location of your properties. Let the hospitality experts at Starr deliver the appropriate balance of insurance coverage, risk mitigation and crisis management you need. More »

  • Manufacturing

    Every step of the manufacturing process must be considered when developing a comprehensive plan for protection. It’s why Starr has a team of underwriters focused on manufacturing. With their global perspective and years of experience, these experts can create a tailored plan for every client’s unique operations and product lines. More »

  • Real Estate

    Selling, leasing, developing or managing commercial property exposes firms to potential liability and workers’ compensation claims. Protecting the balance sheet from the shock of an unexpected occurrence is not only mandatory – it’s essential to the firm’s financial sustainability. More »

    Real Estate
  • Retail

    Every day retailers open their doors to countless risks and exposures -- from those created by your own employees and products to those introduced from the outside by customers and suppliers. Starr realizes the complexity of your operations and will evaluate every angle to ensure you’re protected not just during business hours, but around the clock. More »

  • Transportation

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  • General Property

    Starr Specialty’s broad appetite allows our underwriters to provide creative solutions on shared or layered programs. We write primary, buffers, middle and capacity excess layers depending on each individual client’s needs. The ability to consider catastrophe exposed business or being a sole insurer on accounts provides clients with alternative options without sacrificing the attention to servicing. From quoting to policy issuance to loss control, Starr is a dependable market. More »

    General Property
  • Inland Marine

    Pursuing all construction, transportation and miscellaneous classes of inland marine coverage. More »

    Inland Marine
  • Technical Risks

    For over 40 years, Starr Technical Risks (Starr Tech) has been a market leader in providing insurance, fronting, claims, and loss control services to highly specialized energy-related and technical industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, and power generation industries. Several years ago, we expanded our scope to encompass many other complex occupancies; including pharmaceuticals, electronics, steel, foundries, metal working, pulp and paper and other specialized process industries. We have made it our business to understand yours. More »

    Technical Risks
  • Builders Risk

    Starr Specialty Lines, a member of Starr Companies, is a recognized market leader for builders risk coverage regardless of location, type of construction or final occupancy and has the knowledge, expertise and resources to underwrite and provide loss control services for the smallest / simplest projects to the largest / most complex projects with limited exception. More »

    Builders Risk
  • Professional Liability Overview

    In today's fast-moving corporate environment, mistakes can happen. Starr Companies provides a comprehensive, innovative program of primary and excess professional liability coverage for various professionals including lawyers and accountants, architects & engineers, and other specified professions. More »

    Professional Liability Overview
  • Workplace & Political Violence Response

    A Starr Companies insurance offering that provides comprehensive coverage for the perils and threats that can severely impact a business’ physical locations, operations, and employees. The policy is designed to provide a blend of 1st party and 3rd party coverage resulting from Cyber Attacks, Workplace Violence incidents, Political Violence, and Terrorism (non-certified). More »

    Workplace & Political Violence Respo...
  • Small Business Overview

    Starr Companies Small Business team provides a suite of commercial multi-line products specifically tailored to the needs of small to mid-size businesses. Most products are ISO and available in all 50 states and DC. More »

    Small Business Overview
  • Construction - Primary & Excess

    Starr Companies offers primary and excess casualty coverage for both common and less-foreseeable risks. Our experienced underwriters can work with you to create a customized casualty insurance program that gives you the risk protection you need in an ever-changing world. More »

    Construction - Primary & Excess
  • Extended Warranty Protection

    An extended warranty, sometimes called a service agreement, a service contract, or a maintenance agreement, is offered to consumers in addition to the standard manufacturer’s warranty on new items. The extended warranty may be offered by the warranty administrator, the retailer or the manufacturer. More »

    Extended Warranty Protection
  • Surviving the Cycle: Dedicated Teams Help Energy Bounce Back

    As the industry begins its slow recovery, both insurers and energy producers will benefit from partnerships proven to stand the tests of time and adversity. More »

    Surviving the Cycle: Dedicated Teams Hel...
  • Service, security and the active shooter conundrum in hotels

    Hotels are a hive of insurance activity. The range of insurance products potentially in play is huge. Guests’ interests are of paramount concern within the hotel business, and it requires significant behind the scenes risk management and insurance expertise – especially as the scope and severity of hotel exposures continues to evolve. More »

    Service, security and the active shooter...


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  • Angela Quadrini
    Angela Quadrini

    Senior Director, Market and Business Development
    Starr Companies
    New York, New York