About W. R. Berkley Corporation

Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States.  It operates across five segments of the property casualty insurance business: specialty insurance, regional property casualty insurance, alternative markets, reinsurance, and international.  Each segment is comprised of various operating units that participate in niche markets that require specialized knowledge about a territory or product.  This decentralized structure allows each unit to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs.